Microvisk to Attend Medica
News Nov 07, 2014
Having achieved CE marking of CoagMax® for healthcare professional use, Microvisk is set to attend the world's largest trade fair for medicine and medical technology - Medica in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The CoagMax® PT/INR system, incorporating MEMS technology on a disposable test strip, enables rapid INR testing in an easy-to-use, portable format. To see how this unique British-made device can change the way coagulation monitoring can be managed visit the Microvisk team in Hall 3 Stand C70 where they will be attending as part of the Welsh Government Life Science Hub contingent. Further information can be obtained by contacting email@example.com or by telephone +44 (0)1745 584 232.
Medica is taking place from 12th to 15th November 2014.
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