MedTech Breakthroughs: February 2014 Edition

February 26, 2014

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5 MedTech Breakthroughs Already Making News This Year

When it comes to medical device innovation, 2014 started out with a bang—or more precisely with the thump of a beating heart.

University of Illinois-Champaign researchers announced they have created a super-thin silicone-encased, bendable energy harvester that can be affixed to a beating heart. Meanwhile, Google said that it is engaged in medtech innovation as it develops a glucose-reading contact lens.

If the rest of the year is like January and February, 2014 could be a memorable year indeed for medical device innovation. Read on to find out about five medtech breakthroughs that have already made news this year.

Chris Newmarker is senior editor of MPMN and Qmed. Follow him on Twitter at @newmarker.

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