SCHOTT MINIFAB, a subsidiary of SCHOTT that develops and manufactures microfluidic devices for point-of-care and life sciences consumables, has had a long-standing close customer relationship with Applied Microarrays Inc. (AMI). Together, they develop biotech substrates for diagnostics applications. The expertise of AMI aims to further strengthen SCHOTT’s ability to offer a single-source contract manufacturing solution. The deal is expected to close in early October.
Global sensor solutions provider Interlink Electronics Inc. (Irvine, California), a trusted technology partner in the rapidly advancing world of human-machine interface (HMI) devices, force sensors, and related cutting-edge technologies, plans to establish an advanced engineering team in Scotland, a vital step in further extending the company's European presence and customer base.
Imec (Leuven, Belgium), a leading research and innovation centre in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, announces a collaboration to develop a next-generation implantable device for peripheral nerve stimulation together with NeuroGyn AG, a Swiss medtech company specialised in neurostimulaton and surgical solutions for pelvic nerve disorders. Leveraging the expertise of imec The Netherlands at Holst Centre with respect to ultra-low power wireless communication and powering, the new solution aims at prolonging the lifetime of the device while lowering its cost, making it suitable at the point of need. Clinical validation is planned after the development phase.