Posts categorized as“Business”

Astero StarFish

8 Tips to Manage Medtech Stakeholder Expectations

Managing medtech stakeholder expectations is an important element of medical device development success. Investors, Internal stakeholders, KOLs, Clinicians, Scientists and Engineers will all play a part in shaping and delivering a successful medical device. We asked key members of our team to share their best tips and lessons learned. Here are 8 tips to manage […]

Astero StarFish

The Future of BioManufacturing

Six BioManufacturing Trends to Watch in 2022 The COVID-19 pandemic shed a light on the strengths and shortcomings of the global biotech infrastructure in relation to pandemic readiness and general support of biotech innovation.

Stephanie Willerth

Three Reasons to Think Canada When Developing Regenerative Medicine, Microfluidic-Based assays, and Cell Therapy Applications 

Personalized medicine approaches can transform the field of biomanufacturing through the use of additive manufacturing technologies. Successful implementation of such processes requires an interdisciplinary effort with engineers, biologists, and clinicians working together to achieve success developing regenerative medicine, microfluidic-based assays, or cell therapy applications.

Azra Rajwani

Pros and Cons of Virtual Audits

Over the last year and a half, so many things have changed. We’ve had to adopt new practices to ensure the safety and wellbeing of not only ourselves, but also our friends, family and the general public. Aside from working from home, one big change for medical device manufacturers is in auditing. We’ve completely shifted […]

Tara Lysechko

Update on Health Canada Activities and Changes

Keeping current with Health Canada’s medical device regulatory developments Over the course of the last year and a half, the number of accomplishments that Health Canada has achieved both in urgent response to the COVID-19 pandemic and towards priority projects is impressive. It has been said that timing is everything. While the operational pressures from […]

Arash Samimi

Why Medical Device Startups Should Listen to The Ecosystem

A Three-Pronged Strategy to Stay Ahead A medical device is a convergence point where various technologies and regulations come together to impact patient health. Within the diverse ecosystem of the medical device industry, there are fluctuations driven by new entrants, new technologies and new markets. These forces create market shifts and open up opportunities. KPMG […]

Deborah Pinchev

Using Medical Device Symbols

Key updates in ISO 15223-1:2021 Symbols are a universal language. When looking at smiley and sad faced emojis anyone from around the world can differentiate the meaning between the two. That is the power of symbols. In the right context symbols can convey a significant amount of information in a small amount of printed or […]

Megan Griffin

Five Considerations for Successful Onboarding

Ensuring new hires feel connected to the team and engaged in their position is critical. So much has changed since moving to remote work, including the onboarding process. Don’t be fooled; the initial weeks or months aren’t just when an organization assesses their new hire, it’s also for the new employee to determine if they […]

Azra Rajwani

Returning to Work Safely During COVID

I think it’s safe to say that returning to work is going to look very different in a post-pandemic life. Or what we are now calling the ‘new normal’. Many of us are now used to working in our pajamas and rolling right out of bed into our desk, but we will eventually have to […]

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