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For Key Tech, the action at AACC is on the expo floor just as much as the conference sessions. The business of diagnostics relies on orchestration of new assay science and instrument platforms, and we’re the instrument platform team. ...

Lab on a Chip, Microfluidics, and Sample to Answer are terms we hear a lot when designing medical devices. For years the trend has been to integrate more and more laboratory functions into small disposable chips or cartridges with the ideal goal of being...

TED Talks over the last couple of years has published many inspiring and informational pieces and has become a staple for those working in creative industries. The relevance of the one floating around the KeyTech office this past week was no exception....

The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) just held their annual international conference in Boston, MA. Jeremy Savage and I attended the 4-day event and had the pleasure of listening to some great presentations, ranging from the informative to the inspirational....

It seems that people will buy any of Apple’s “i” products. While some of this is driven by fashion, most of the craze for Apple’s products is the result of a string of exceptionally well designed products. The user delighting design of these products was...

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of moderating the Q&A session for a Women in Bio event in DC. This installment featured Dr. Jeffrey Shuren, Director of FDA’s CDRH, which is responsible for reviewing and approving medical devices for use and...

Last October, Bill Doyle of the oncological treatment company Novocure gave a TED lecture on a novel cancer treatment method that his company is developing.  The therapy involves exposing cancer cells to a low-intensity alternating electric field at a few hundred hertz, which disrupts cell...

The AACC annual meeting hosts the largest clinical laboratory expo, and this year’s expo was probably the largest ever with an estimated 20,000 participants, close to 700 exhibiting companies, 2,000+ booths, and over half a million square feet of exhibit space!...

What do cosmetics, bio-pharmaceuticals, and medical devices all have in common? The Onion News reports that a shining new age of industry leaders are standing up, drying their eyes, not eating their vegetables, and adopting a staunch “FDA who?” mentality… ...

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