Innovation

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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 […]

December 2018

“JOM” Day at Valtronic – Kids discovering the world of microelectronic assembly

By |2019-06-17T08:02:18+02:00December 7th, 2018|Engineering, General, Innovation|

Every second Thursday in November, parents in the Swiss Canton of Vaud take their children aged from 11 to 13 to work for the JOM Day (Journée Oser tous les Métiers) – daughters with their father and sons with their mother. The goal is to discover all professions within a company or organization in order […]

November 2017

SMARTCAP – A breakthrough in Self-Injection Management

By |2019-06-17T08:12:20+02:00November 21st, 2017|Innovation|

The need for self-injected drug administration is growing speedily, driven by the increasing prevalence of autoimmune and metabolic disorders including diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis, as well as novel therapeutic approaches to cancer, fertility, and osteoporosis. Patients are trained on self-injection, which entails self-discipline in respecting their injection planning and carefully noting when the injection was […]

September 2015

Medical Device Miniaturization Brings Distinction to the “Internet of Things”

By |2019-06-17T08:20:00+02:00September 30th, 2015|Healthcare, Innovation|

The ever-increasing complexity of miniaturized electronic products is now intertwined throughout every phase of product creation, from initial design, to the final stages of manufacturing and testing. The current trends continue toward circuits that are complex, but also smaller, more energy efficient, and more reliable than previous generations. Miniaturized electronic devices are finding application in life sciences, […]

July 2015

Trends In Telehealth Continue Upward

By |2019-06-17T08:24:27+02:00July 1st, 2015|Healthcare, Innovation, Wearables|

Trends in healthcare are continuously changing, improving and integrating. Today, our healthcare infrastructure is transforming due to the improved access and affordability of healthcare delivery. According to new market research, the global Telehealth Market forecast period of 2015 to 2020 is valued at $2.2 Billion in 2015 and showing growth at a CAGR of 24.2% […]

February 2015

Why I Love Denmark (And You Should, Too!)

By |2019-06-17T08:31:39+02:00February 18th, 2015|Innovation, Technology|

My last visit to Europe brought me to a small city in Denmark called Odense. Odense is mainly known for being the hometown of famous author Hans Christian Andersen. However, from my recent travel, I’ve experienced and come to know Odense as the City of Robots and Brains (that is actually what they call […]

The Heart Of Health Care Innovations: Cleveland

By |2019-06-17T08:32:17+02:00February 4th, 2015|Healthcare, Innovation|

The Valtronic U.S. Sales and Marketing team had the opportunity to visit Cleveland’s newest gem, the Cleveland Convention Center and its adjacent facility, The Global Center for Health Innovation. In the heart of downtown Cleveland and what many are calling the nation’s medical capital, Northeast Ohio has seen substantial growth in healthcare and the bioscience […]

November 2014

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