Pharmaceutical and Medical

Flow sensor solutions in modern medical ventilators

The use of ventilators continues to grow strongly due to the increasing number of lung diseases. In this article, Andreas Alt, Sensirion‘s sales director for Medical, considers flow sensor solutions in modern medical ventilators that will enable manufacturers to realise the next quantum leaps in ventilation. Continuous airflow measurements during anesthesia monitoring, …

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AstraZeneca saves time and space with Bürkert process controls

Creating a pharmaceutical manufacturing suite is a complex task that is governed by a host of standards and specifications. For the AstraZeneca manufacturing plant in North Ryde, Sydney, Australia, the decision to change its primary supplier of process control valves to Bürkert, reduced installation and commissioning costs while also improving …

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Convert secures order from FFEI to supply cable assemblies for 200 cancer diagnosing slide scanners

Convert has secured an order to supply cable assemblies for two hundred slide scanners used to examine samples to help diagnose cancer. The Kent-based electrical engineering company manufacturer the cable assemblies for FFEI – an award winning manufacturer of digital inkjet and life science technology – which builds the scanners …

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World’s thinnest, lightest signal amplifier enables bioinstrumentation with reduced noise

Conventionally, bioinstrumentation circuits for health care and medical use have consisted of hard electronic devices, such as silicon transistors. However, when soft biological tissues, such as skin, come into contact with hard electronic devices, they tend to become inflamed. Therefore, monitoring of biosignals in everyday life over a long period …

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TE Connectivity earns No. 4 ranking on 2019 FORTUNE Change the World list

TE Connectivity has been ranked fourth of 52 large companies from around the world on the 2019 FORTUNE Change the World list. It is TE’s second consecutive year to earn this recognition. The annual list recognizes companies that make positive social or environmental change a core part of their business strategy. Companies …

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Ninewells Hospital chooses ION Science Tiger VOC detector for use within assisted conception unit

The Assisted Conception Unit at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee has purchased an ION Science Tiger handheld volatile organic compound (VOC) detector in adherence with the Human Fertilisation and Embryology (HFEA) regulations for air quality in tissue laboratories and to ensure optimum culture conditions for embryos. This follows an independent external …

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NeuraLink makes significant advancement in mapping human mind with machines

On Tuesday the San Francisco based company NeuraLink revealed their latest brain implant. Shrouded in secrecy for two years, the Elon Musk backed startup hopes to connect the human brain with computers. NeuraLink aims to treat brain disorders, help people who had traumatic injuries by creating a brain-machine interface, and …

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Innovative medical markers capped to perfection

TorqSense transducers are playing a vital role in packing leading edge medical test kits at Axis-Shield in Dundee, which develops new diagnostic compounds that help with the early identification and management of critical illnesses. Axis-Shield is a world leader in inventing new markers for identifying cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, rheumatoid …

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Satisfied customers through simple integration

35 Open Integration partners gathered together at Endress+Hauser in Reinach, Switzerland, to share their experiences and thoughts for the first time. A highlight of the event was a presentation from representatives of the chemical and pharmaceutical industries outlining how they benefit from the partner program during digitalisation of their processes …

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Yokogawa pursues collaboration in cold chain monitoring

Yokogawa and Finland-based Sensire have announced that they have reached an agreement for Yokogawa to take a €6 million stake in Sensire and to begin collaborating in the cold chain monitoring field. Through this initiative, both companies aim to develop and provide new services that combine Yokogawa’s Industrial Internet of …

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