Medical Engineering

The development of medical equipment, products and technical procedures is characterized by high research and development costs in a variety of fields related to the study of human medicine.

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BiancaMed, a medical technology start-up based at NovaUCD secures €2.5 million investment

The investment round was oversubscribed and was led by DFJ ePlanet Ventures with participation from existing corporate investor ResMed. BiancaMed, whose target…

MUHC announces a Canadian first: the first successful implantation of a long-term mechanical heart as an alternative to transpla

The HeartMate II, which may last up to 10 years, is being used as part of a clinical trial at the MUHC. It represents a new generation of mechanical heart and…

Siemens introduces „Generation NeXt“ – A New Class of Ultrasound Systems

The Acuson X300, the latest member of the new Siemens X Class of Ultrasound systems, is an ultra-compact, performance-oriented system and uniquely positioned…

IDIBAPS validates the first prognostic DNA chip

Being the world’s first diagnostic DNA chip, it has the main object to predict prognosis and response to therapy of patients suffering from inflammatory bowel…

New Microscope for Eye Surgery

Although modern medical technology has reduced the time it takes to perform ophthalmic surgery, the workload has steadily increased as more operations are…

Harnessing grid computing to save women’s lives

Mammography examinations save thousands of women’s lives every year. However the rate of misdiagnosis can be high – in some instances up to 30%. This is due in…

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