Posts tagged with “_bio”

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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.

Christian Fleischhacker

Veterinary Medicine: Evaluation of Activated Charcoal

StarFish Medical Bio Services manager, Nick Allan, is a co-author of an original research article, Evaluation of Activated Charcoal as an Alternative to Antimicrobials for the Treatment of Neonatal Calf Diarrhea, published in the 24 December 2021 online edition of Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports. Neonatal calf diarrhea (NCD) is a major cause of death […]

Christian Fleischhacker

MTI: Optical Detection Systems for Microfluidic Applications

The November 29, 2021 online edition of MedTech Intelligence features Optical Detection Systems for Microfluidic Applications written by StarFish Medical Microfluidic Manager, Lorenzo Gutierrez. Gutierrez discusses simple optical designs and common imaging techniques used in microfluidic enabled platforms. He elaborates, “Sensors, usually optical detectors, are interfaced with a microfluidic cartridge for imaging or measuring a […]

Christian Fleischhacker

SpinaFX and StarFish Medical Enter into a Strategic Commercialization Contract Manufacturing Agreement

October 26, 2021 10:17 ET | Source: SpinaFX Medical Inc Minimally invasive image-guided therapy start-up, SpinaFX Medical Inc. (SpinaFX) is pleased to announce the signing of a commercialization contract manufacturing agreement with StarFish Product Engineering Inc. (“StarFish Medical“), Canada’s largest medical device design, development, and manufacturing services organization. “SpinaFX is very pleased to welcome StarFish […]

Robert Aitken


Gemelli trio-smart® Commercializing Revolutionary Breath Test Technology The trio-smart® breath test measures the levels of hydrogen, methane, and hydrogen sulfide in the breath of patients after lactulose or glucose consumption. The levels of measured gases help identify bacterial overgrowth and other GI illnesses.

Mike Camplin

MTI: Usability in Microfluidic Cartridge and Device Design

The August 16, 2021 online edition of MedTech Intelligence features Usability in Microfluidic Cartridge and Device Design written by StarFish Medical Industrial Designer, Mike Loveless. Loveless expands upon the concept that “by examining the larger user experience involved in the microfluidics process, we can identify issues, and design these experiences to reduce the potential for […]

Joris van der Heijden

Developing a Diagnostic Product for Use Outside a Laboratory

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased diagnostic testing outside the confinement of the laboratory. The hope is to enable healthcare professionals to perform testing in places where it was previously unthinkable to sample patients and directly analyze test results. Such places now include your home, airports, or the workplace. These innovative solutions greatly reduce the time […]

Jurgen Frasheri

Five Critical Considerations in Designing Microfluidic Cartridges

Developing microfluidic devices can be a daunting task not unlike the development of other medical or in-vitro diagnostic devices. Development typically arises from the need to miniaturize and automate existing assays for microbiological applications such as ELISA, PCR, flow cytometry, etc. This blog covers key considerations which we have found increase the chances of success […]

Lorenzo Gutierrez

Five Applications Using Microfluidic Machine Learning

Microfluidics is a powerful tool on its own, but over the past years, the combination of microfluidics and Machine Learning (ML) has enabled microfluidic technologies to push into new areas and applications. Microfluidics is a fluid handling technique which takes place inside micro-channels or pathways using nano/microliter volumes. It has been used in many applications […]

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