MEMS Pressure Sensors
Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) integrate mechanical elements, sensors, actuators
What is MEMS?
Millar’s MEMS pressure sensor technology integrates with a wide range of medical devices and applications, providing medical innovators with solutions to deliver clear, continuous, real-time insights to improve the health of mankind. Potential applications for device integration include:
- Cardiovascular (blood) pressure
- Airway pressure
- Intracranial pressure
- Compartment pressure
- Spinal pressure
How MEMS Integration Works
Millar has an optimized process for integrating MEMS sensors into life sciences and clinical product applications, built on 45+ years of continuous innovation. We work with companies at various stages of product development and can leverage our manufacturing protocols and capabilities when needed for greater efficiency. Our tested process is guaranteed to improve yields and relieve the challenges of MEMS integration resulting in reduced cost and rapid time to market for device integration.
Analyze markets, determine feasibility and begin KOL outreach to lay the groundwork for innovation.
Perform full-spectrum proof of concept, including prototyping, animal trial
Implement design control for testing, validation, and submission for regulatory review. Utilize our engineering services for blood pressure measurement standard AAMI BP-22.
Facilitate first-in-man (FIM) studies and collaborate with leading universities and research programs to collect clinical data.
Establish manufacturing processes,
Partner with Millar for ROI studies, business reviews and account support for future product innovation.
License Millar MEMS technology after any stage, with products at various stages of completion.
Learn more about Millar's 25+ year OEM partnership developing a MEMS Catheter for integration into an intracranial pressure measurement device. Download the case study.
Challenges with MEMS Pressure Sensor Integration in Medical Devices
Learn more about Millar's MEMS pressure sensor integration expertise into medical devices and tips for successful innovation in pressure sensing devices. Download the white paper.
Ultraminiature MEMS Sensors for Improved Patient Outcomes
Learn more about MEMS pressure sensors, applications, and how they can be applied to the medical industry. Download the white paper.
Learn more about Millar's MEMS pressure sensor options and specifications. Customers can choose to integrate a patented Millar sensor or a 3rd party sensor of choice into their medical device. Drift specifications are based on testing to blood pressure standards. Review our MEMS pressure sensor PDF.
August 30, 2016
Granted Patent Number: US 9,429,479 B2
This Millar patented technology allows for the reading of temperature from a piezo-resistance half-bridge sensor. This technology does not require a dedicated temperature sensor.