Optimizing R&D: Why MedTech Companies are Moving to a CRO Model

To be successful, Medical Technology (MedTech) companies must constantly evolve in order to meet patients’ needs. At the same time, external capital pressures are requiring companies to be more efficient with their money. This dynamic puts increased pressure on research and development (R&D) teams to find more efficient, cost-effective paths from development to market while…
Read More

Science Meets Smile: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Antimicrobial Dental Products

Dental products come into contact with a diverse array of microorganisms. With over 700 microbial species identified in this environment, it’s a complex ecosystem to navigate. Fahimeh Tabatabaei, a dentist with a PhD in dental biomaterials, explains that not all bacteria residing in the oral cavity pose a threat. ” Some of these microorganisms form…
Read More

Evaluation of Antimicrobial Efficacy

Antimicrobial efficacy testing is crucial for assessing the performance and safety of antimicrobial products used in clinical settings. These tests evaluate the products’ ability to prevent or inhibit the growth of microorganisms, reducing the risk of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and ensuring patient safety. They provide a systematic approach to assess the products’ effectiveness in preventing…
Read More

Using the AATCC 100 Method to Evaluate Antimicrobial Efficacy for Wound Care Products

Why does the AATCC 100 test method hold the FDA’s attention when evaluating the efficacy of wound care products? In the realm of wound care, the prevention of infections is paramount for supporting patient healing. According to Abdullah Ibn Mafiz, PhD, and Principal Investigator at iFyber, antimicrobial wound care products act as defenders of the…
Read More