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May 2019

“With my medical background and experience in operating rooms, I can identify practical issues when developing a medical device.” – Portrait of Dr. Albrecht Lepple-Wienhues, Head of New Technologies.

By |2019-06-17T07:51:58+02:00May 29th, 2019|General, Healthcare, Innovation, Medical Device|

Innovating in medical devices requires knowledge of the medical field and many years of experience. For Albrecht Lepple-Wienhues, Head of New Technologies at Valtronic Switzerland, the question which must be asked even before starting the development of a medical device is “What purpose or unmet need will the device fulfill?”. Meet Albrecht Lepple-Wienhues, an MD […]

April 2019

What customers say about Valtronic – Aleva Neurotherapeutics SA

By |2019-06-17T07:53:26+02:00April 10th, 2019|Contract Manufacturing, General, Healthcare, Medical Device|

Aleva Neurotherapeutics SA is developing the next generation of implantable Directional Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) system. These implants help patients with Parkinson’s disease control symptoms such as tremor. Aleva’s Neurotherapeutics directSTIM™ system is unique as its directional stimulation allows the area of the brain to be treated with targeted precision. This will improve therapeutic response […]

“We help our customers improve the design of their medical device for improved manufacturability.” – Portrait of young and talented engineer Jessica Monsman

By |2019-06-17T07:54:51+02:00April 1st, 2019|Contract Manufacturing, Engineering, General, Medical Device|

When customers are sub-contracting the design, industrialization and manufacturing of their medical device to Valtronic, a multi-disciplinary team ensures a seamless process. The success of Valtronic is to a large extent due to the talent and motivation of our employees. Meet Jessica Monsman, a young and dynamic engineer who explains why her job is both […]

March 2019

ISO 9001 versus ISO 13485 – What are the differences and which certification is best adapted to medical devices manufacturers?

By |2019-06-17T07:56:20+02:00March 7th, 2019|General, Medical Device, Quality|

Developing products with highest quality standards is essential for medical device manufacturers. Having been certified to both ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 for the past decade, Valtronic and quality manufacturing are long time companions. However, is it still necessary to keep both certifications when dedicated to the medical industry? Let’s briefly review the two standards […]

February 2019

What customers say about Valtronic – Lunaphore Technologies SA

By |2019-06-17T07:57:33+02:00February 13th, 2019|Contract Manufacturing, Expertise, General, Healthcare, Medical Device, Technology|

Lunaphore Technologies SA is specialized in cancer research and diagnostic platforms. The company is now launching the LabSat™, its first tumor analysis equipment after several years of research and development. “Considering the machine’s complex assembly and the constraints of IVD (In Vitro Diagnostic) regulation and submission, we have decided to outsource the industrialization and manufacturing […]

November 2018

The growing role of microelectronics in diabetes management

By |2019-06-17T08:03:48+02:00November 28th, 2018|Expertise, General, Healthcare, Technology, Wearables|

The daily life of diabetics is made of regular controls of blood sugar levels and insulin injections. Few diseases require so much attention. With diabetes, daily routines such as working, eating, and exercising take special preparation and involve learning how to plan for these everyday tasks. If the illness is not under control, there is […]

October 2018

7 Electronic Design Problems that Add Hidden Expense

By |2019-06-17T08:06:55+02:00October 4th, 2018|Contract Manufacturing, Engineering, Expertise, Healthcare, Technology|

When developing a product or electronic assembly significant efforts are placed on functionality and on reducing time to market. Often Design for Manufacturing (DFM) takes a back seat without realizing the long-term consequences. Even if the manufacturing cost of a product is within target the manufacturability should be considered and addressed. Products that are challenging […]

March 2016

Diagnostic Market Growth Brings Value to Medtech Industry

By |2019-06-17T08:15:26+02:00March 2nd, 2016|Healthcare|

A number of factors such as the rising prevalence of lifestyle and infectious disease, are increasing usage of home-based Point of Care Diagnostics, technological advancements, and decreasing number of technicians in the central labs are driving the growth of the Diagnostics market today. Point of Care (POC) Diagnostics can be broadly defined from infectious disease […]

November 2015

Reinventing High Tech Solutions For Medical Technology: Compamed 2016

By |2019-06-17T08:18:20+02:00November 11th, 2015|Healthcare, Technology|

The medical device and technology industry is thriving and all over the world. This provides medical device and technology companies the opportunity to tap into global markets. Demand is high due to an aging society and the need to create tolerable patient treatments and be cost-effective for patients is at an all time high.

Next week, […]

October 2015

Top 3 Trends In Medical Device Market: Wearables, Flexible Electronics & Digital Health

By |2019-06-17T08:19:16+02:00October 29th, 2015|Healthcare, Wearables|

This past Monday morning, I had the opportunity to attend the BioOhio Annual Conference at the Global Center for Health Innovation in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. BioOhio is an industry organization focused on workforce & education, advocacy, collaboration and networking.

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Let’s begin with the reason I decided to attend this event. […]

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