Designing with Silicones: The Solution to Your Medical Device Challenges

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Thursday, September 24, 2020
8:00 AM PDT | 11:00 AM EDT

Designing a new medical device has its challenges, but finding the right material shouldn’t be one. A NuSil industry expert will explore silicone’s capabilities and how they can enable your innovation. For decades, NuSil has been a key partner for medical device success and we want to bring that experience to you to empower the next generation of therapies.
After attending this webinar, you will know:

  • How to choose the best silicone for your application
  • Which fabrication method is right for you
  • The future of silicones and medical devices

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Presented by:

Alex Santayana

Alex Santayana is an Applications Engineer with NuSil and earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Florida. Alex has spent over eight years working in the silicone industry, specializing in the application of silicone materials for growing markets, including high-tech, biomaterials, aerospace, and electronics. Alex’s broad expertise, including medical-grade materials, provides insight into the design of silicone articles, materials, and processing.

Daphne Allen - Moderator

Daphne Allen is editor-in-chief of MD+DI, a publication dedicated to helping medtech industry professionals develop, design, manufacture, and market products that comply with complex regulations and evolving market requirements. Daphne has covered medical device design, manufacturing, packaging, labeling, and regulatory issues as well as pharmaceutical packaging and labeling for more than 20 years. She previously served as executive editor of Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News and also served as an editor for Packaging Digest.

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