Design/Engineering

Complex medical devices from implantable microrobots

Complex medical devices from implantable microrobots

January 11, 2017

Fabrication and complete assembly of a Geneva drive device using the iMEMS method. The left panel shows the layer-by-layer fabrication of support structures and assembly of gear components. The image on the right shows the complete device after the layers have been sealed. —Photo by Sau Yin Chin/Columbia Engineering Read More

Medical sensors market worth $15.01 billion by 2022

Medical sensors market worth $15.01 billion by 2022

January 6, 2017

The medical sensors market is projected to grow due to the increasing incidences of cancer, acute myocardial infarction, and diabetes mellitus as well as the increasing number of postoperative rehabilitation patients across the globe. Read More

Best of 2016: 5 steps manufacturers must take now

Best of 2016: 5 steps manufacturers must take now

December 21, 2016

Manufacturers can no longer afford to ignore medical device cybersecurity. With increased FDA scrutiny and emerging customer expectations and requirements, cybersecurity may become as critical as safety and human factors testing in device development. Read More