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Launch of the NHS Implant Analysis Service, providing independent hip and knee analysis and reports

The NHS Implant Analysis Service is an independent, fast, efficient and cost-effective service, which conducts physical analysis and issues reports on Used Medical Devices (UMDs) to the benefit of the


Generative design offers solution to patient-specific knee implants

An advanced design technique, used to develop components for aerospace and automotive industries, has been harnessed in the production of bespoke medical devices. Researchers at the University of Birmingham, working


New way to 3D-print custom medical devices to boost performance and bacterial resistance

Using a new 3D printing process, University of Nottingham researchers have discovered how to tailor-make artificial body parts and other medical devices with built-in functionality that offers better shape and


Researcher in focus – Elaine Lovelady

To mark International Woman’s Day, we talk to Elaine Lovelady, Assistant Research Manager for Zimmer Biomet, a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare. Her research interests include biomaterials, wear, corrosion and


Survey finds medical device companies hopeful for 2021 and leaning in to digital technology for training and case support

ExplORer Surgical recently announced the results of a survey of medical device leaders on how COVID-19 has impacted business and gauge the industry’s shifting perspective on digital technologies. Findings unveil


DSM and PBC Biomed partner to develop regenerative bone adhesives

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, and PBC Biomed, a medical device design and development company, have signed an agreement to jointly design and


Global orthopaedics market to contract by over 20% in 2020 due to COVID-19

Following reports that elective surgeries being deferred or cancelled during the COVID-19 pandemic, the orthopaedic devices market has been highly affected. Against this backdrop, the global orthopaedic procedures are set


Conventus acquires Flower

Conventus Orthopaedics has completed its acquisition of Flower Orthopedics, the maker of single use, sterile-packaged, implant and instrument kits.  The sterile FlowerCube system eliminates expensive set processing, which enables surgical