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Content Overview: September - October 2017

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Medical Device Industry In India – A Sunrise Industry
- Srinivas R Pilli, Sr. Technical Office, Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone ( AMTZ ).
Global Medical Device Mare Market, Indian Medical Device Market, Medical Device Segments - India, Segment Wise Market Share, Import and Export Trends etc...

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Favourable Ecosystem Lifts Med Device Manufacturing In Gujarat
- D L Pandya, Editor & CEO, Medical Plastics Data Service and www.medisourceasia.com
UNIDO initiated Cluster Development Program for Pharma / Medical Devices units in Gujarat. Industry Support Eco-System kept on growing resulting in not only continuing of the fast growth of the Industry but also upward movement of the Industry in the value chain...

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Update on European Regulations for Medical Devices

 

Sanjay Shah, Managing Director, Unikal Consultants, Ahmedabad
 
The compliance requirements and their implementations have been changing rapidly especially renewal or recertification, with reference to Indian scenario...

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US Medical Device Makers Call For Trade Action Against India
 
Citing recently imposed price controls, the representation made by Advamed – a trade association representing nearly 350 medical technology companies...

 

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Medical Plastics Market worth 21.06 Billion USD by 2022
 
As per the recent study on “ Medical Plastics Market “ by Type (PVC, PP, Engg, Plastics, PE, PS, Silicones), Application (Implants, Disposables, Drug Delivery Devices, Syringes, Diagnostic Instruments, Catheters, Surgical Instruments), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022 the medical plastics market is projected to grow from USD 13.85 Billion in 2016 to USD 21.06 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 7.3%....

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  • Manufacturers Welcome Price Cap On Medical Devices
  • Gujarat Registers Maximum Number Of 170 Medical Devices Units In The Country Under CLAA Scheme
  • MTaI Puts Forward Key Recommendations To Govt For More Enabling Environment For Medical Devices Industry In India
  • Gujarat FDCA Writes To Health Ministry To Accelerate Process of Setting Up Much Awaited Medical Device Testing Lab At Vadodara

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Qosina Introduces New 2018 Catalog
 
Qosina is pleased to release its new 2018 product catalog, which features over 5,000 stock components. The four-color, glossy print catalog consists of more than 500 pages with full-scale illustrations on a one-centimeter grid and includes approximately 150 new parts, such as connectors, O-rings, forceps, valves, stopcocks, and catheter accessories...

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About Advanced Medical Polymer For Treating Diabetic Patients

Diabetes care has seen several innovations through the years. One of the important developments is insulin pumps, which for many patients provides an option to the traditional needle and syringe approach to insulin injections. In addition to software development, companies are also focusing on device hardware that is smaller, lighter and made from specialized polymers that provide the necessary properties to ensure a safe and functional product.

 

High performance polymers have enabled companies to go beyond the functionality of ordinary plastic materials to develop innovative means for treating diabetic patients. Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC), a glass-clear plastic resin, is currently used in numerous healthcare applications and has become one of the materials of choice in insulin delivery systems. Physical properties of COC such as high strength, dimensional stability and the ability to replicate fine features are important advantages as parts become smaller and thinner. In addition, COC provides insulin compatibility, high purity, and a favorable extractables/leachables profile which is key as expanding FDA guidelines present additional challenges for device design and approval.

 

In developing new and advanced insulin delivery devices, COC’s unique advantages have expanded the possibilities for innovative design and manufacturing. This medical grade polymer allows for the miniaturization of device components without the constraints of glass or ordinary plastic materials.

 

Critical device components such as insulin reservoirs require the use of a proven polymer material. In addition to compatibility with insulin, purity and very low leachables, COC provides excellent moisture barrier and extremely low water absorption; both necessary properties for optimal long-term drug container storage. It features broad global regulatory compliance including USP Class VI and ISO 10993. COC is compatible with all conventional sterilization methods from gamma to steam.

 

( https://topas.com/insulin-delivery-devices-how-advanced-medical-polymer-solving-newdesign-challenges )

 

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Mercy P. Bulsari (Polymer Technologist), Healthcare packaging is essential for protecting the medicines and medical equipment from contamination from air, moisture and dust. The key drivers for the growth are...

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In order to be used in medical devices, polymers must fulfill demanding standards. For plastics manufacturers this means a great deal of investment for products with restricted market potential. The product and performance characteristics for “medical grade” polymers are...
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