Medical device or gadget? What to make and who to trust

The shades of the gadgets market Medical gadgets belong to the broader category of consumer electronics related to bodily function and health management. Technologically innovative, they arouse interest primarily with their clever functions, compact size and modern design. Among them we find devices for relaxation, stress reduction and sleep monitoring, and those used in sports […]
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Medical device certification: an (im)passable labyrinth?

Attempting to obtain a medical device certificate resembles a trudge through the meandering and treacherous corridors of a labyrinth. The multitude of procedures, laws, rules and requirements that can be defined in different ways can quickly turn the initial curiosity and excitement into lassitude, frustration and confusion. Below, you will find a handful of tips […]
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Pharmaceutical companies versus the exponential function

A few words on bacteria If we plot a graph of the numbers of these bacteria over time, we get the characteristic shape of the exponential function. As it happens, more than just biological processes are described using exponential relations. In 1965, Gordon Moore, one of the founders of Intel, observed that the number of […]
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What to think about when starting to design a new device (for a smooth transition to production)

When one comes up with the idea for a device, very often it is a vision of the finished product on a store shelf. Unfortunately the process that leads from that first perfect image to the certified product is not easy and many mistakes are made at the very beginning. No investigation of the technologies […]
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