Tiny Medical Devices – Designing for Success (part 2)

VALIDATION Picture this – your medical device is designed and you’re ready to validate the tiniest component – the technology piece that enables your intellectual property. You dive in head first, knowing your part has +/- 5 micron tolerances on a plastic part. You start like any engineer would start – with a solid stack-up tolerance plan and <20% gage R&R – you should be fine, right? Consider this general [...]

September 20th, 2017|

Micro Expert to Speak at Upcoming Conference

Medtech notable Donna Bibber, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Isometric Micro Molding Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the medical extrusion conference. A University of Massachusetts-Lowell graduate with 25 years of experience in micro manufacturing, Bibber has published technical papers on micro and ultra-precision manufacturing topics worldwide. She was named one of 100 notable people in the medical device industry by sister brand MD+DI in 2008. Bibber [...]

September 8th, 2017|

Partnership Opportunities in Drug Delivery Conference 2017

Donna Bibber, VP of Business Development at Isometric Micro Molding, will be attending the Partnership Opportunities in Drug Delivery (PODD) conference on October 19-20, 2017 at the Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. Ms. Bibber specializes in micro polymer devices for medical and drug delivery device markets. The PODD is a strategic level event covers the latest drug delivery technology developments, partnerships and insights, and extensive networking opportunities with more [...]

August 24th, 2017|

Futuristic, State-Of-The-Art Micro Manufacturing

Devices that fit on the end of a common pin head sounds as futuristic as it gets, but micro molding technology is enabling new products and intellectual property in intraocular, cardiovascular, neurology, and other specialized market segments. Donna Bibber, VP of Business Development at Isometric Micro Molding, will be a keynote speaker and presenting this topic focusing on the challenges and solutions in creating micro components and assemblies. Bring your [...]

August 11th, 2017|

The Merging of Medical Device Manufacturers and the Pharmaceutical Industry

As product technology advances and the general demand for healthcare expands, the industry line between medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies are being blurred as innovative products continue to emerge. Manufacturers are exploring new technologies that adhere to better patient compliance, improve product safety and utilize unique drug delivery methods. These new technologies include: - Small adhesive patches that are encapsulated and swallowed. Once in the body they dissolve and [...]

July 28th, 2017|

Micro Scale Manufacturing

The big trend for small devices is carving inroads into drug delivery One day in the late 1980s, Donna Bibber looked over the shoulder of a “mad scientist” colleague at Corning Life Sciences – he was working on lab-on-a-chip technology, and Bibber realized that it could be a game-changer. She is now Vice President of Isometric Micro Molding, which addresses the growing market need for expertise in device miniaturization. Isometric [...]

July 13th, 2017|