Metal stents have been available since 1988. Through the 1990’s, stents went through numerous iterations, incorporating different metals and coatings. As the medical products industry moved through the 2000’s, the use of bioresorbable stents became the newest innovation. And, it is a tremendous innovation.
On Wednesday, July 22 2015, Representative Louise Slaughter's office announced that Rochester, NY won a very arduous battle to be named the headquarter for the new Integrated Photonics Institute In Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI). New York Photonics published a comprehensive article (with links to other relevant articles about the project):
This is a fun summary of 10 great new ideas in the medical device industry that could really change your life. As we look back on 2014 and forward to 2015 we should keep these technologies in mind. All of them use photonics at their core.
Lumetrics President, John Hart, was once again selected to participate in the prestigious Innovation Briefs section of the Medical Design and Manufacturing East 2011 Trade Show and Conference. Hart will be presenting on Lumetrics' advanced catheter measurement system. Hart's presentation is scheduled for 11:30 am - 11:55 am on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 in the Innovation Briefs Theater #767.
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