Blog - Manufacturing

What Is ISO 13485 Certification — and Why Should You Care?

Jen — September 22, 2015

ISO (International Organization of Standards) 13485 is a rigorous quality-management system and regulatory standard pertaining to the design and manufacturing of medical devices, ranging from life-saving medical equipment, such as artificial hearts or dialysis machines, to diagnostic tools, treatment devices, and hospital beds. All regulated medical equipment must meet specific standards to be sold internationally. …Read More

Mastering Project Management: 6 Takeaways from Anuva’s Newest Team Member

Erin — July 28, 2015

  As an associate project manager intern at Anuva – and a University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, undergrad pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering – I have learned an incredible amount in the past six months on the job. Far more than I could have gained in the classroom. Six project-management takeaways from …Read More

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT): Taking Manufacturing Measurement to the Next Level

Jim — July 21, 2015

There is a concept called “The Measurement Paradigm” that states: “We don’t know what we don’t know. We can’t act on what we don’t know. We won’t know until we search. We won’t search for what we don’t question. We don’t question what we don’t measure.” It is this last portion – measurement – that …Read More

The Future of the Internet of Things (IoT): Part I

Stephen — June 23, 2015

The Internet of Things (IoT) is already everywhere. But where is it headed? This blog post, the first of a two-part series, will outline what the IoT could do in the future. Wearables Internet-connected wearables have become very hot in recent years because of the popularity of FitBit and the introduction of the Apple iWatch …Read More

Start-Ups: Launching a New Medical Device Company? Here’s Where to Turn for Help

Anuva — May 5, 2015

Need Help Launching Your Biotechnology? Congratulations, you’ve created an innovative and revolutionary medical device. Believe it or not, that is the easy part. Now you have to create a business to take your product to market! Where can start-ups go to find help? One overlooked resource is the biotechnology center. Biotechnology centers were developed to …Read More