Pharmaceutical and Medical

Assembly, measuring and testing systems for industrial production: Kistler at Control 2022

At the Control 2022 trade fair in Stuttgart from 3 to 6 May, Kistler will showcase a varied array of fully automated quality monitoring and assurance solutions, equally suitable for series production and random sample testing. Application areas for Kistler’s extensive portfolio range from punching technology and fastener assembly to …

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HORIBA UK partners with academia to develop new methods for drug discovery and disease diagnosis

HORIBA UK announces that it has joined the lifETIME Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) as an Industry Partner. This partnership aims to provide a new generation of scientists with skills and approaches to reduce and replace the need for animal testing, so transforming drug discovery, toxicology screening and regenerative medicine. …

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The role of technology in the medical industry – a question and answer session with Renishaw’s Dr Suk Kinch

Dr Suk Kinch, Principal Design and Development Engineer at UK-based global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, has been working with its neurological products and technologies for the last eleven years. Following her selection as one of the Top 50 Women in Engineering in 2021, she spoke about her experiences in the …

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Digitalisation solutions for a connected plant: Bridging the gap for Pharma 4.0

Digital transformation is key in ensuring the flexibility, resilience and agility required in pharmaceutical manufacturing, but traditionally, the industry has been resistant to digitalisation. Now, regulatory bodies are pushing for manufacturers to embrace Pharma 4.0 and to incorporate automation into their operations. Here, Alexandra Hughes, Industry Sales Manager at automation …

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Advanced defibrillator testing with Rigel UniPulse

Rapid and accurate performance testing of critical biomedical lifesaving equipment is provided by the advanced and portable UniPulse 400 defibrillator analyser now available from Rigel Medical. The compact UniPulse 400 incorporates all the common features needed to perform full preventative maintenance on all types of defibrillators to deliver accurate and …

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Kistler at MD&M West 2022: Process monitoring solutions along the entire value chain

At the Medical Expo MD&M West 2022 at booth 3097 (April 12 – 14, 2022, in Anaheim, CA, U.S.A.), Kistler will showcase its broad range of process monitoring and measurement solutions for medical device manufacturing. Visitors will be able to experience the wide-ranging possibilities for efficient and reliable monitoring along …

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Keeping conditions stable for HIV research

Unfavourable laboratory conditions threaten the integrity of valuable research materials, which could be costly and time-consuming to fix. Therefore, when the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) needed a remote laboratory monitoring solution for controlling room temperatures, air conditioning, fridges, freezers, incubators, liquid nitrogen storage …

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NHS trusts Ellab’s monitoring solutions for vital services

Following the acquisition of Arena Instrumentation UKAS calibration services, Ellab UK has extended its footprint in NHS Trusts across the country. The business, whose UK monitoring solutions business is based in Letchworth, has recently won orders to supply a range of hospitals in the Midlands and North of England with …

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Automating the fixturing process

According to the McKinsey Center for Government, a medical device manufacturer experiences an average ten per cent drop in share price after a single, major product recall event. Remaining compliant is key to avoiding recalls, so providing ridged support during medical device quality testing stops unwanted movement and ensures testing …

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Specialist biomedical test technology ensures critical performance of AEDs

Advanced biomedical test technology is helping to ensure that essential lifesaving equipment is maintained in full working order so that it performs reliably during those vital emergency situations in which it is needed. The specialist biomed engineering team at the busy Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana is using a …

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