Micro-Electrical Mechanical Systems
Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) integrate mechanical elements, sensors, actuators and electronics through microfabrication technology. These high-performance medically proven sensors seamlessly integrate with clinical and life sciences technologies that are driving the next wave of life-saving medical innovation.
What is MEMS?
Millar’s patented 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:
- Airway pressure
- Intracranial pressure
- Compartment 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.
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.
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.