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Titomic announces sale of TKF metal 3D printing systems 3d printer manufacturer Titomic has announced the sale of cold spray additive manufacturing systems and associated equipment to Spanish technology centre Fundacion Centre Technologico Miranda de Ebro (CTME). The sale includes D633 medium-pressure and D523 low-pressure cold spray systems, a powder feeder and integrated spray booth…

Co-investment plan released for first of seven National Reconstruction Fund priority areas

The federal government has released its Medical Science Co-investment Plan, following the announcement of a proposed Future Made in Australia Act in response to international attempts to shore up domestic industry. The co-investment plan, released on Monday morning, identifies “a broad range of high-value investment opportunities” in medical technology, according to a statement, as well…

LBT Innovations PharmaQC device ‘commercially ready’

Laboratory automation manufacturer LBT Innovations has announced that its APAS PharmaQC automated pharmaceutical manufacturing quality control system was now commercially ready after an extensive period of R&D. Primary validation of the device has been completed and the technology formally released to pharmaceutical manufacturer AstraZeneca, a partner in the development. APAS PharmaQC provides automated imaging, analysis…

Keysight takes $15 million stake in EMVision

US technology company Keysight Technologies has taken a strategic stake worth $15.28 million in medical imaging company EMVision. In a statement on Thursday, EMVision said the investment represented a significant milestone, and would accelerate commercialisation of the portable brain scanner emu, its first product. Keysight will be issued 7,454,231 new ordinary shares at $2.05 per…