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Shortened lead time for braze alloys solutions

Earlier this week U.S. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., released a statement explaining the 4 ways the agency is handling medical device cybersecurity:FDA plans to publish a significant update to premarket guidance, reflecting the FDA’s most current understandings and recommendations.Release of MITRE Corp.’s “Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness and Response Playbook”Two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with multiple stakeholder groups to create information sharing analysis organizations (ISAOs)Working to bring additional resources to the FDA to continue building its medical device cybersecurity programFollowing is Gottlieb's statement:The threat of cyber-attacks is no longer theoretical. Cyber criminals and adversaries can inflict significant harm on [...]

Shortened lead time for braze alloys solutions2018-10-10T07:00:00-04:00

Manufacturing technology orders total $501 million in August 2018

Earlier this week U.S. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., released a statement explaining the 4 ways the agency is handling medical device cybersecurity:FDA plans to publish a significant update to premarket guidance, reflecting the FDA’s most current understandings and recommendations.Release of MITRE Corp.’s “Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness and Response Playbook”Two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with multiple stakeholder groups to create information sharing analysis organizations (ISAOs)Working to bring additional resources to the FDA to continue building its medical device cybersecurity programFollowing is Gottlieb's statement:The threat of cyber-attacks is no longer theoretical. Cyber criminals and adversaries can inflict significant harm on [...]

Manufacturing technology orders total $501 million in August 20182018-10-09T07:00:00-04:00

New Tormach CNC Mill will be raffled off; tickets available

Earlier this week U.S. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., released a statement explaining the 4 ways the agency is handling medical device cybersecurity:FDA plans to publish a significant update to premarket guidance, reflecting the FDA’s most current understandings and recommendations.Release of MITRE Corp.’s “Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness and Response Playbook”Two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with multiple stakeholder groups to create information sharing analysis organizations (ISAOs)Working to bring additional resources to the FDA to continue building its medical device cybersecurity programFollowing is Gottlieb's statement:The threat of cyber-attacks is no longer theoretical. Cyber criminals and adversaries can inflict significant harm on [...]

New Tormach CNC Mill will be raffled off; tickets available2018-10-09T06:30:00-04:00

InnerScope enters hearing aid manufacturing, design market

Earlier this week U.S. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., released a statement explaining the 4 ways the agency is handling medical device cybersecurity:FDA plans to publish a significant update to premarket guidance, reflecting the FDA’s most current understandings and recommendations.Release of MITRE Corp.’s “Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness and Response Playbook”Two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with multiple stakeholder groups to create information sharing analysis organizations (ISAOs)Working to bring additional resources to the FDA to continue building its medical device cybersecurity programFollowing is Gottlieb's statement:The threat of cyber-attacks is no longer theoretical. Cyber criminals and adversaries can inflict significant harm on [...]

InnerScope enters hearing aid manufacturing, design market2018-10-08T07:00:00-04:00

4 ways the FDA is handling medical device cybersecurity

Earlier this week U.S. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., released a statement explaining the 4 ways the agency is handling medical device cybersecurity:FDA plans to publish a significant update to premarket guidance, reflecting the FDA’s most current understandings and recommendations.Release of MITRE Corp.’s “Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness and Response Playbook”Two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with multiple stakeholder groups to create information sharing analysis organizations (ISAOs)Working to bring additional resources to the FDA to continue building its medical device cybersecurity programFollowing is Gottlieb's statement:The threat of cyber-attacks is no longer theoretical. Cyber criminals and adversaries can inflict significant harm on [...]

4 ways the FDA is handling medical device cybersecurity2018-10-07T07:00:00-04:00

SPR Therapeutics’ $10 million from the US DoD; other medical device design, manufacture news

SPR Therapeutics Inc. has been awarded two new grants and one new contract from the U.S. Department of Defense totaling $10 million to further develop its percutaneous Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) therapy. The SPRINT PNS System offers a non-opioid pain relief therapy that is FDA-cleared for the treatment of acute and chronic pain.In addition to a previous contract and grants from the National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense, these latest awards from the Defense Department bring the total amount of grants and contracts to $30 million to support the advancement of SPR’s neurostimulation technology for pain.The largest of the [...]

SPR Therapeutics’ $10 million from the US DoD; other medical device design, manufacture news2018-10-06T08:00:00-04:00

6 everyday technologies from fundamental research

One of the current research priorities of NASA is related to long-term space missions, which undoubtedly will bring enormous technical and human challenges to be carried out successfully and safely.Some of these challenges have to do with the health and well-being of astronauts during these missions, challenges that can range from quick access to customized medical applications, parts, or medical instruments manufactured on demand, prosthetics, orthoses, or elements for emergency treatment and rapid wound closure, among many others.One of the technologies that can solve many of these challenges is 3D printing, which due to its enormous versatility and relative low cost [...]

6 everyday technologies from fundamental research2018-10-06T07:00:00-04:00

Manufacturing Day 2018

One of the current research priorities of NASA is related to long-term space missions, which undoubtedly will bring enormous technical and human challenges to be carried out successfully and safely.Some of these challenges have to do with the health and well-being of astronauts during these missions, challenges that can range from quick access to customized medical applications, parts, or medical instruments manufactured on demand, prosthetics, orthoses, or elements for emergency treatment and rapid wound closure, among many others.One of the technologies that can solve many of these challenges is 3D printing, which due to its enormous versatility and relative low cost [...]

Manufacturing Day 20182018-10-05T07:00:00-04:00

Starrett to host Manufacturing Day event

One of the current research priorities of NASA is related to long-term space missions, which undoubtedly will bring enormous technical and human challenges to be carried out successfully and safely.Some of these challenges have to do with the health and well-being of astronauts during these missions, challenges that can range from quick access to customized medical applications, parts, or medical instruments manufactured on demand, prosthetics, orthoses, or elements for emergency treatment and rapid wound closure, among many others.One of the technologies that can solve many of these challenges is 3D printing, which due to its enormous versatility and relative low cost [...]

Starrett to host Manufacturing Day event2018-10-05T05:30:00-04:00

Mitutoyo America M3 Solution Center grand opening in Mason, Ohio

When the University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College’s Dr. Michelle Oblak used a 3D printed custom titanium plate for surgery on a dog’s skull, the procedure not only marked a veterinary first in North America, but it also signaled a potential new breakthrough in cancer research.In a difficult surgical procedure, Oblak and Cornell small-animal surgeon Dr. Galina Hayes removed a large cancerous tumor growing on a dachshund’s skull and replaced it with a 3D printed custom implant that fit in place like a puzzle piece.“The technology has grown so quickly, and to be able to offer this incredible, customized, state-of-the-art plate [...]

Mitutoyo America M3 Solution Center grand opening in Mason, Ohio2018-10-04T07:00:00-04:00