Nanomaterials in medical devices

nanotechnologyx200.jpgNanomaterials are found throughout the medical devices industry. Favoured for their enhanced mechanical, biological and chemical properties, they are used in devices including synthetic bone grafts, wound dressings and medical instruments.

As a Notified Body, our team of experts have experience in material science and device design, particularly in orthopaedic and dental devices, active implantable devices and woundcare.


Nanomaterials are found in a range of medical devices. Manufacturers need to consider how the use of nanomaterials impacts the device design, risk, biocompatibility, toxicity, and the other chemical, physical and biological properties of device.