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Inspiration

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Getting implants close to the bone using magnets

A University of Cambridge engineer has married material science and biology to develop a coating for implants that promotes integration into bone when a magnetic field is applied. This could help anchor implants such as hip replacements more securely, reducing the need for costly and painful repl... More

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Some important points

Take a few minutes to understand the legal rights and obligations involved in submitting an idea through the Medtronic EUreka portal. More

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Testing

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From concept into a physical implementation

Some selected projects may proceed to a testing phase to demonstrate feasibility and therapy effectiveness. More

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