The Week In... Medical Devices (16-20/09)
  • Posted on: 20/09/2019
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Medical Devices (16-20/09)

Laser marking technology is “essential” to tracking reusable medical devices, engineers have developed a way to detect physiological signals coming from the skin, and a robotic surgical developer raises £195m in funding. 

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Researchers find CE-marked app detects 95% of skin cancer

An international group of researchers working with Erasmus University Medical Centre determined that a CE-marked skin cancer application based on extensive clinical trials – has a sensitivity of 95.1% in detecting the most common forms of skin cancer. 

No-deal Brexit: What are the Welsh Government's preparations?

Plans to stack lorries on the A55, stock up on medical devices and help food banks are among measures being taken in Wales to help cope with a no-deal Brexit.

Engineers develop sensors and receiver that detects physiological skin signals

Stanford engineers have developed a way to detect physiological signals emanating from the skin with sensors that stick like band-aids and beam wireless readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing.

Laser marking tech "essential" to track reusable medical devices

NHS Tayside says Datalogic laser marking technology has been an ‘essential asset’ to track and trace reusable medical devices and ensure the prevention of high-risk instrument migration at its Central Decontamination Unit (CDU).

Robotic surgical developer raises £195m in funding round

CMR Surgical, developer and manufacturer surgical robotic system Versius, has raised £195 million ($240 million) to fully fund the global commercialisation of the business.

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