News - 22 Sep 2003
Spire Corp have won a $400,000 grant from the National Institute of Health, NIH, to develop a new family of smart nanophase ceramic coatings that will enhance osseointegration and implant fixation for...
News - 20 Apr 2017
A team of researchers at Duke University have developed a cartilage-mimicking material, which they hope will one day allow surgeons to 3D print knee replacement parts that are custom-shaped to suit...
News - 2 Jun 2014
Generally speaking, engineering plastics are those which are replacing conventional materials such as metals and alloys in general engineering.
In addition, the term 'engineering plastic'...
News - 31 Jan 2014
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Worldwide Medical Ceramics Markets" report to their offering.
Worldwide Medical Ceramics Markets: Medical...
News - 24 Jan 2013
Plastics have transformed modern society, providing attractive benefits but also befouling waterways and aquifers, depleting petroleum supplies and disrupting human health.
Rolf Halden, a...
News - 31 Oct 2011
Research and Markets now offers a new market research report titled, ‘Engineering Ceramics in Europe and the USA: A Market and Strategic Study to the Year 2016.’
The 300-page report...
News - 23 Sep 2010
The medical plastics industry is set to expand rapidly over the next decade taking up increasing proportions of GDP, as countries provide healthcare to an ageing population, access to medicine expands...
News - 7 Dec 2008
A method of producing synthetic bone, using techniques normally used to make catalytic converters for cars, is being developed by researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick. The team is now...
News - 7 Mar 2003
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have recently given their blessing to the first ceramic on ceramic hip implant.
Hip implants or total hip replacements are used to replace hip joints in...
News - 1 Apr 2010
Machine on the pulse of world-leading research A £1m machine that pumps out power pulses with the same intensity as a lightning strike is developing technology for the aerospace and...