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  • Together against breast cancer: an interview with Sonja Prinz from Awareness Deutschland
    22 March 2024 in Buying translations

    Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in women, with several thousand new cases in Austria each year. For some time there have been intensive campaigns using the slogan “Brustkrebs geht uns alle an” (“Breast cancer affects all of us”) to raise awareness of this serious disease. One organization involved in these campaigns is...

  • Interview with MED-EL: the challenges posed by the MDR, translation management, and how MEINRAD has helped
    22 March 2024 in Buying translations

    International medical business MED-EL’s relationship with MEINRAD goes back more than a decade: MEINRAD has been MED-EL’s translation partner since 2013. The Labelling department is one of many MED-EL departments where translations are part of their everyday work. We spoke to them to find out more about life in the Labelling department and the...

  • Innovation and inspiration in Dubai: Arab Health 2024
    19 February 2024 in Buying translations

    At the end of January, Lara Tosoni (CRO) and Meinrad Reiterer (CEO) headed to Dubai to attend Arab Health for the first time. It’s the biggest and most important healthcare conference and trade fair in the MENA (Middle East & North Africa) region, a fact which quickly became clear: there were over 3,400 exhibitors from 180 countries in Dubai,...

  • The benefits of SCHEMA ST4 in technical editing and translation management
    19 February 2024 in Buying translations

    Petra Dutz, responsible for new customer sales at Quanos, talks about the SCHEMA ST4 content management system and how it can help the translation process – from checking terminology to enabling automation. As a certified Quanos partner, MEINRAD are the experts in translating content produced in ST4 and can create interfaces to accelerate...

  • The latest trends in the life sciences industry: what MEINRAD learned at MEDICA 2023
    27 November 2023 in Buying translations

    Over a period of four days, 83,000 visitors from the global life sciences industry gathered in Düsseldorf for MEDICA and COMPAMED 2023 – including MEINRAD! This year’s trade fair, an opportunity for leading experts to share ideas and experiences, featured 6,000 exhibitors from around the world and a comprehensive program of events for the hordes...

  • Less text doesn’t always mean less work – why minimum rates are charged
    22 September 2023 in Buying translations

    Have you ever sent a document with a very short paragraph for translation and wondered why this seemingly mini-project a) “takes so long” and b) “costs so much”? Translation agencies take the same amount of care over all translation projects – whether they’re 100 words, 1000 words or 100,000 words, the workflows and steps involved don’t change....

  • Medtech start-up Medaia: “In B2B, you lose the moment you publish a bad translation”
    10 August 2023 in Buying translations

    Albin Skasa is the CEO of Austrian medtech start-up Medaia, which offers a SkinScreener app for early, low-threshold skin cancer risk assessment. We speak to Skasa about the challenges of obtaining approval for a medical device and about the importance and the impact of high-quality translations for businesses looking to go global.

  • In the thick of the action: MEINRAD and memoQ at MedtecLIVE 2023 in Nuremberg
    29 June 2023 in Buying translations

    MedtecLIVE – the main trade fair for the international life sciences sector – was held in Nuremberg from 22 to 25 May 2023. At the heart of the show were innovative products, exciting presentations and services across the value chain in the medical industry, and it was an opportunity for a wide variety of businesses to network, make contacts,...

  • MemoQ's Mark Shriner on life science translations and the localization industry
    15 June 2023 in Buying translations

    We spoke to Mark Shriner, Director of Strategic Sales at memoQ and host of thememoQ talks podcast. Through years of experience and speaking to many companies in the life sciences field, Mark is an expert on medical-technical translations and focuses on expandingmemoQ’s presence in the regulated industries of life sciences and financial services....