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Photo: SOLOASSIST; Copyright: beta-web/Klein
The company AKTORmed in Hall 10/C21 shows how minimally invasive procedures can be performed today. What the SOLOASSIST can do is best seen for yourself.
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In Hall 13/D34 you can find out what is already possible today in the field of medical technology. Helbling Technik Will AG develops smart products in the fields of medical and laboratory technology and diagnostics.
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The last day of MEDICA has begun, but there is still much to discover! We wish you a lot of fun!
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We hope you'll find your way around the fairground. After all there's a lot to discover!
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Yesterday, medical students of Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf were able to explore and experience the latest trends in digital medicine live with their ifam lecturer, Dr. med. Ulrich Sappok, at MEDICA.
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We've all probably done it before: You have atypical symptoms and googled what it could be all about. And then you sit in panic at your doctor's and have the worst horror stories in your head. Infermedica puts an end to this horror with the SYMPTOM CHECKER. Artificial intelligence is the magic word. You can find out how exactly this works in Hall 13/C32.
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The French exhibitor Schu'zz has a heart for medical staff that is much on its feet. But the shoes are not only comfortable and adapted to everyday hospital life, they also radiate a bit of good humour. See for yourself in Hall 5/B13.
Photo: Vitalograph Pneumotrac-USB on a table. Behind it a screen on which the measured values can be seen.; Copyright: beta-web/Klein
Easy to use and equipped with hygienic and sustainable measuring technology - these are the lung function test devices from Vitalograph. Of course, the company also has its new Vitalograph Pneumotrac-USB in its luggage. You will find the PC spirometer in hall 10/A40.
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Privacy is of course an important issue in the medical context. KwickScreen Ltd. will be exhibiting printable privacy screens in Hall 14/E37. So that patients feel comfortable in practice rooms.
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This is Linda. She is at Königsee Implantate in Hall 15/L29. But what the exhibitor actually offers next to Linda is medical technology in the field of osteosynthesis.
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With its products, Stiegelmeyer ensures that patients feel comfortable in hospitals or nursing homes. Convince yourself! You find the hospital and nursing home equipment supplier in hall 14, booth D05.
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Is winter casting you down? Pocket Sky (Hall 13/D46) can help. The glasses provide you with the right light and help you not only to get in a better mood, but also increase your performance.
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SmartPeakFlow warns you before an asthma attack occurs. Just put it on your smartphone, blow in the device and see the results directly on the screen. Want to know more? SmartPeakFlow can be found in Hall 16/K21-5 at MEDICA.
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When was the last time you used patient headphones at the hospital? There's a shiver running down your back, isn't it? No problem with the SaniBits - the antibacterial headphones. Hall 14/F37
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Efficient and focused on the UDI marking of medical devices: At MEDICA (Hall 15/L23), FOBA Laser Marking + Engraving will present its camera-based M-series workstations.
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A bath can be very relaxing. The Reval Group tubs combine style and functionality in a care environment. Find out more about the assistive bathing systems in Hall 14/D30.
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Free of PVC and BPA, the CleanMask™ Anaesthesia Masks from WilMarc (Hall 16/F17-3) are sustainable and odor-free and therefore also suitable for newborns, infants, toddlers and children.
Photo: Angio rehab arm ergometer model by Lode BV; Copyright: beta-web/Klein
The arm ergometers from Lode BV bring muscles in arms and shoulders at full speed. You can see how software can further increase performance in hall 9, stand A43.
Image: ECG recorder HeartView by Aerotel Medical Systems Ltd.; Copyright: beta-web/Klein
Sending extensive ECG data anywhere, anytime to transmit diagnoses directly over the phone? That works! With HeartView from Aerotel Medical Systems Ltd. Hall 9, C01.
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Avalanche SI neuromonitors can identify and functionally test motor nerves during surgery - such as sensory nerves or cerebral structures. More about neuromonitors at Dr. Langer Medical in hall 9, booth C50.
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In emergency medicine, things are tight and yet every move has to be right. The airway aids from VBM Medizintechnik GmbH are designed to make work easier in these difficult situations. Learn more in Hall 10/C 59.
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Clean air is essential, especially in the medical sector. The EOLIS Air Manager from SAS NEOSANTE not only filters macro particles, but also unpleasant odors with its activated carbon filter and kills germs with a UV lamp. It also has a Deep Clean Function. See for yourself how it works in Hall 15/G10.
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Spes Medica offers a complete range of electrodes and accessories to be used during EEG, EP and ERG examinations. Maximum signal quality meets high wearing comfort for patients in Hall 9/B15.
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The future-generation diagnostics is presented by anvajo in hall 3/F52. The fluidly R-300 ist the smallest and most convenient liquid fluid analyzer on the market. It combines a full-fledged spectrometer with a high-resolution microscope to improve diagnostics thanks to even more accurate analysis.
Photo: Device for highlighting peripheral veins; Copyright: beta-web/Klein
With the Venoscopio IV Plus it is possible to highlight peripheral veins using LEDs and thus enable even more precise blood collection. Test it yourself in Hall 3/B64 at MEDICA.
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Start up power at MEDICA! (Hall 13/D46) has developed a smart care patch that can be used both in nursing homes and at home in family care. While shaping the care of tommorrow the quality of life of caregivers and the people who they care for is already increasing today.
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OptiGene Ltd. has a compact, lightweight and robust instrument for the sensitive detection of bacteria and viruses at the molecular level. You can take a closer look at Genie II in Hall 1/G03-7.
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Contactless temperature measurement and data management of the measured values in a smartphone application - the BoomCare thermometer from ISPROBE Corp. can be seen in Hall 13/A71.
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Most seniors want to live indecently and as self-determined as possible within their own four walls for as long as possible. Medisana wants to help them. In Hall 13/D46 of MEDICA, the German company is presenting its Smart Home Care Robot Medisana Temi.
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The Fraunhofer Institute has always stood for innovation. Recently, there has also been a Research Institution for Additive Manufacturing Technologies (IAPT). You want to know what is possible with additive technologies? Take a look in Hall 10/G05.
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Das Familienunternehmen Erbe Medizintechnik vertreibt weltweit chirurgische Instrumente. Welches Gerät für den OP die Firma mit auf der MEDICA hat, erfahrt ihr in Halle 10/G21.
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A day at the MEDICA is quite exhausting. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities for a snack on the exhibition grounds. Sometimes you just have to bring a little more time with you. Bon appétit.
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How good is your hearing? The latest generation of otoscopes is available at LAFTAN International in Hall 11/E12.
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It is part of the hospital's basic equipment - surgical gowns. Eders Medical can certainly tell you a lot about it. You will find the company in Hall 16/H42.
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You want to do a running or gait analysis? Then you need the GaitUp Physilog. If you pass hall 13/D46, have a look at it.
Photo: The vitascale Headset for measuring the breathing air; Copyright: beta-web/Klein
We all want to be fit and healthy. You can see what the future looks like when it comes to fitness at VitaScale GmbH (hall 13/D46). The headset analyses the breathing air as well as your heart rate and uses this data to precisely optimize your training - for the best result.
Photo: User with the FREE Walk exoskeleton; Copyright: beta-web/Klein
The company FREE Bionics shows its exoskeleton FREE Walk at the MEDICA. See for yourself how it works in Hall 13/D46.
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In hall 11/F11 you can see the latest medical suction unit OB 3000 by Oscar Boscarol S.r.l.

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Regenerative medicine: Fascia are a repository of mobile scar tissue
Abnormal scarring is a serious threat resulting in non-healing chronic wounds or fibrosis. Scars form when fibroblasts, a type of cell of connective tissue, reach wounded skin and deposit plugs of extracellular matrix.
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eHealth: Records could improve pediatric sepsis surveillance
Sepsis is a major public health problem, contributing to substantial disability, death, and healthcare costs in the United States among both adults and children. Though sepsis is the focus of worldwide prevention and quality improvement efforts, tracking sepsis rates and outcomes is challenging because a definitive diagnostic test does not yet exist.
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Imaging shows possible cause of noise-related blood vessel damage
Each 5 decibel increase in environmental noise is associated with a 34% increase in risk for a heart attack, stroke, or other cardiovascular disease event.
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Screening tech advances early detection of Parkinson's disease
Screening technology to catch Parkinson's disease in its earliest stages could be available within three years, following an agreement between RMIT University and start-up company Jesse Medical.
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mHealth: Cost-effective system for diagnosing childhood pneumonia
A device designed by a team of faculty and student researchers at Sheridan's Centre for Mobile Innovation (CMI) has the potential to impact the diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia - a significant cause of death for children worldwide, according to the World Health Organization.
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Machine learning predicts success of digital health interventions
Health apps could be better tailored to the individual needs of patients. A new statistical technique from the field of machine learning is now making it possible to predict the success of smartphone-based interventions more accurately.
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Imaging study paves way to better understanding of arthritis
Oregon State University research has provided the first complete, cellular-level look at what is going on in joints afflicted by osteoarthritis, a debilitating and costly condition that affects nearly one-quarter of adults in the United States.
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'Smart' surfaces help to improve blood-vessel grafts
Researchers at McMaster University have created a new coating to prevent clotting and infection in synthetic vascular grafts, while also accelerating the body's own process for integrating the grafted vessels.
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Big Data makes intensive care better
Patient safety in intensive care units could be significantly improved if false alarms could be greatly reduced and critical complications such as epileptic seizures could be predicted.
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Diagnostics: New home urine test for prostate cancer
A simple urine test under development for prostate cancer detection can now use urine samples collected at home - according to new research from University of East Anglia and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
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Imaging: new biological insights on functional neurological disorder
Individuals with functional neurological disorder (FND) have symptoms not explained by traditional neurological conditions, including limb weakness, tremor, gait abnormalities, seizures and sensory deficits.
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Imaging: ability to characterize healthy and non-healthy tissue
In an article published in the peer-reviewed SPIE publication Journal of Biomedical Optics (JBO), "Influence of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on diffuse reflectance spectra of tissue in breast surgery specimens," research observed across 92 ex vivo breast specimens suggests that there is little to no impact on the optical signatures of breast tissue after neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
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Physiotherapy: smart knee bandage for arthrosis patients
"Anthrokinemat", a smart knee bandage, is to support arthrosis patients in determining the right amount of daily exercise. All relevant data on the strains of the joints are collected and transferred to the patient’s mobile phone.
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AI: algorithm for intensive care of traumatic brain injury
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant global cause of mortality and morbidity with an increasing incidence, especially in low-and-middle income countries. The most severe TBIs are treated in intensive care units (ICU), but in spite of the proper and high-quality care, about one in three patients dies.
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AI: startup developing tool for tuberculosis detection
Diascopic LLC, a Cleveland-based medical research company that develops diagnostic technology, will use a highly competitive federal grant to develop and apply new artificial intelligence (AI) and digital pathology tools for detecting tuberculosis (TB).
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Implants: novel sensor improves significance of NMR brain scans
A team of neuroscientists and electrical engineers developed a highly sensitive implant that enables to probe brain physiology with unparalleled spatial and temporal resolution. Now published in Nature Methods, they introduce an ultra-fine needle with an integrated chip that is capable of detecting and transmitting NMR data from nanoliter volumes of brain oxygen metabolism.
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Tissue Engineering: new ways to avoid animal testing
Around 60 international experts met on November 7 at the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC in Wuerzburg to report on the state of the art in the field of 3D tissue models and prevention of animal experiments in the development of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
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Wearables: mental disorder diagnosis and functional restoration
NanoEDGE, coordinated by Fraunhofer IBMT, is a research project aiming at converging production techniques for functionalized electrodes with expertise in nanomaterial fabrication and characterization, state-of-the-art engineering, and neuroscience to pave the way for the production of multi-level sensors that can rigorously enhance the performance of established monitoring methods like EEG.
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VR: making therapy easier for stroke survivors
Researchers have created a virtual reality clinic to make it easier for stroke survivors to attend their physical and occupational therapy sessions. Results from a proof-of-concept study suggest that the technology – and the social connection it facilitates – are effective at encouraging therapy participation.
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Smart textiles: t-shirt generates electricity from temperature difference
Researchers of the Faculty of Science of the University of Malaga have designed a low-cost T-shirt that generates electricity from the temperature difference between the human body and the surroundings. We are talking about the e-textile prototype, developed in collaboration with the Italian Institute of Technology in Genoa based on sustainable methods and low-cost materials like tomato skin.
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Smart technology: toilets as the next health data wellspring
Wearable, smart technologies are transforming the ability to monitor and improve health, but a decidedly low-tech commodity - the humble toilet - may have potential to outperform them all.
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Cells: blocking metastasis-promoting enzyme
In a breakthrough with important implications for the future of immunotherapy for breast cancer, UC San Francisco scientists have found that blocking the activity of a single enzyme can prevent a common type of breast cancer from spreading to distant organs.
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Protection through awareness and prevention - World Diabetes Day 2019
Do you know who celebrates his birthday on November 14th? It’s the Canadian surgeon Frederick Banting. Why is that important? Because he was the first to isolate the hormone insulin and thereby lay the foundation for the treatment of diabetes. That's why World Diabetes Day today reminds us of Banting, in 2019 for the 28th time already!
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Diabetes: women most affected by vascular complications
Women are most affected by the vascular complications of diabetes - a situation likely to escalate in the coming decades, reports a paper published on World Diabetes Day in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Cardiovascular disease occurs 15 years earlier in patients with diabetes and is their main cause of morbidity and mortality.
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Electrostimulation: approach to spinal injuries
Delivering a diversified electric message to the different fibres of the injured spinal cord through a new technology able to deliver it in a targeted and independent manner. What is the result? Greater efficiency in recovering the control of voluntary limb movements in the event of serious damage to the spinal cord. This is the focus of the research study just published in Brain Stimulation.
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Industry News

An innovative application to evaluate fall risk in older adults looks for distributors
Instituto de Biomecánica (IBV) presents at MEDICA trade fair (Hall 13 / booth A62) its latest services, products and future developments applied to healthcare sector. The internacional research...
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The World’s First Vascular Access Air Warming Device Achieves 87.5% Success!
The Airglove warming device works in just 3 minutes gently warming the patients arm to the selected temperature. With extended courses of treatment such as chemotherapy repeated cannulation is often...
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The first single use mouth prop in the world with an integral tether
Following an extensive research and development programme, Robinson Healthcare is delighted to announce the launch of Instrapac Manta® - the world’s first intraoral mouth prop with a moulded...
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Mike Rimmer, Operations Director Brandon Medical Company Limited, has been selected in The Manufacturer Top 100 2019
Britain’s manufacturing heroes named in Liverpool Mike Rimmer, Operations Director Brandon Medical Company Limited, has been selected in The Manufacturer Top 100 2019 publication. “Brandon...
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biolitec® Medica 2019: New ELLA® laser therapy for endometriosis – Precise laser treatment of bladder tumors with trans-urethral laser ablation TULA® now available
Vienna, 13th November 2019 – biolitec®, the worldwide active developer and manufacturer of medical laser systems for minimally invasive treatment, is going to present new treatment methods for...
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Innovative drain disinfectant that kills and prevents biofilms launched at MEDICA 2019
Infection prevention specialist GAMA Healthcare is launching a ground-breaking drain disinfectant at MEDICA 2019 that kills, removes and prevents formation of biofilms, including the highly resistant...
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World’s first digital testing device for early bowel cancer screening showcased at MEDICA 2019
Oxford MEStar – an Oxford University bioengineering spinout company – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2019 (18 – 21st November 2019) to showcase the world’s first digital Faecal...
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Vancive Medical Technologies and Finesse Medical Ltd. Rebranded as Avery Dennison Medical
DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY – 18 November 2019 – Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) announced that its medical businesses — Vancive Medical Technologies and Finesse Medical Ltd. — have been rebranded as...
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Avery Dennison Medical Introduces Eight Adhesive Materials, Wound Care Solutions at Medica 2019
DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY – 18 November 2019 – Avery Dennison Medical is launching eight new products at the 2019 Medica International Trade Fair, which begins today and runs through November 21 at the...
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CAIRE announces European launch of next generation FreeStyle Comfort portable oxygen concentrator
Award-winning device rolls out new clinical enhancements at annual MEDICA show Ball Ground, GA, November 17, 2019 – The next generation of the award-winning FreeStyle® Comfort® portable oxygen...
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Breakthrough AI technology to measure absolute blood pressure
With the start of Medica, the largest medical fair in Düsseldorf, Verhaert Masters in Innovation presents a new AI based technology measuring absolute blood pressure directly from finger, wrist or...
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SCHOTT Illuminates Single-Use Endoscopes with New and Easy-to-Handle Product Line
The SCHOTT® SingleEZ Guide plug-and-play illumination solution for single-use endoscopes is the first member of a new modular product family based on fiber optics. Fiber optic lighting specialist...
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EIZO Releases Extension for Its Video Over IP Solution that Transmits 4K Video Signals at 60 Hz for the OR
EIZO GmbH today announced an extension for its video over IP solution, CuratOR Alipe, which provides lossless transmission of image and video within and outside of the OR. With the new TIP0810-HDMI IP...
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FIND Collaborate with SpeeDx and QuantuMDx
The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) are supporting a collaboration with SpeeDx and QuantuMDx to assess the feasibility of developing low-cost point of care (POC) tests for...
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10 years high-end radiation therapy at UKHD – prospectively, irradiation with helium ions will be established
Opened in 2009, the Heidelberg Ion Beam Therapy Center HIT at Heidelberg University Hospital is one of the most modern therapy centers for radiation therapy in the world. It enables the treatment of...
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Macadamian Technologies Achieves Microsoft Gold Partner Status & Azure Cloud Platform Competency
GATINEAU, Quebec - Oct. 29, 2019 - PRLog -- Macadamian Technologies today announced it has achieved Gold partner status and Cloud Platform competency, demonstrating a "best-in-class" ability...
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Surgical Holdings launch Rigid Endoscope Repair Service at MEDICA 2019
An award-winning British manufacturer is delighted to be launching its ‘rigid endoscope repair service’ at MEDICA 2019. Surgical Holdings offers global hospitals a fast, reliable,...
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Brandon Medical Develops i2i: smart solutions for operating theatres
i2i stands for “isolated to integrated” and has been developed at Brandon Medical’s research and development department in Leeds, UK  The operating theatre environment has dramatically...
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Canada at MEDICA, Düsseldorf (November 18 - 21, 2019)
Biggest Canadian Participation Ever MEDICA – the leading international medical tradeshow – has been attracting generations of Canadian visitors and exhibitors. This year, 59 Canadian medical...
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4D DWF Innovative technology creates the Best Bed Climate for great sleep
Close to 30% of Americans rather shave their heads bold in exchange for a good night sleep Are you willing to eat PB&J sandwiches as lunch for a whole year in exchange for a good-night sleep?...
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SCHOTT’s Laser-Diffusing Technology Enables More Effective Light-Based Therapies
Improving patients’ health with precision glass-based diffusers Very high homogeneity and efficiency of light radiation Various diffuser geometries: cylindrical, front emitting, spherical and...
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Diaphragm liquid pump offers great advantages
In its FP 400 diaphragm liquid pump, KNF has managed to horizontally arrange five diaphragms on a single level for the first time. The new arrangement enables the FP 400 to achieve very low pulsing on...
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Now even smaller for hand-held medical devices
When coming into close contact with medical devices, patients primarily expect these devices to be quiet and produce minimal vibration. For the manufacturers, size, weight and reliability also count —...
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Linnodee Diagnostics Ltd - specialising in veterinary diagnostic tests for Leptospirosis
Linnodee Diagnostics Ltd. is dedicated to the design and manufacture of clinical and veterinary diagnostic tests for Leptospirosis. The company was established in 1999 by the late Dr Ernest F Logan...
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Bidirectional differential pressure sensor for extremely low pressures
Analog Microelectronics GmbH presents a new bidirectional differential pressure sensor for ultra low pressures and thereby expands its digital board-level pressure sensor series AMS 5915 with I2C...
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