With the growth of the global medical battery industry forecasted in the coming years, several influences are shifting market focus in favour of rechargeable batteries. Whether powering critical and potentially life-saving equipment or implantable medical devices, the requirements for excellent performance, high reliability and improved safety are essential.

This paper from EnerSys® (parent company of medical battery specialists, Quallion®) looks at the market influences involved in medical device manufacture today and at how rechargeable batteries can unlock greater potential for design engineers and start-ups in the medical sector.