UK design firm touts new device as the ‘Nespresso of auto-injectors’


Klarus auto-injectorPeople living with chronic diseases often have to treat themselves at home using a medical device like an auto-injector. The process can be nerve-wracking, because it requires the patient to follow a number of important steps – like properly storing their drugs and warming them to the correct temperature at the time of injection.

These difficulties were part of what prompted Cambridge Design Partnership to create Klarus, an auto-injector that they say will be transformative. All the patient has to do is pick up the reusable auto-injector from its base station when prompted and then inject themselves before returning the device.

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DeviceTalks West: Expertise you need to know

textadimage Medical device suppliers are light years away from the days when they merely filled orders to spec for medtech OEMs – as a visit to the upcoming DeviceTalks West will quickly confirm.

From incorporating steerability into catheters to getting validation and testing done right, the companies serving the medical device industry have become specialized experts in their own right.

Read on to discover five example of medical device expertise to be had at DeviceTalks West, which runs Dec. 11–12 in Orange County, Calif.

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