on the cutting edge

on the cutting edge

On the forefront of technological developments or advancements. The new company I work for is on the cutting edge of medical science. I think some of their new instruments are going to revolutionize the field of medicine.
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on the cutting edge

Fig. [for someone] to be trendy and very up-to-date; [for something] to be of the latest design. (Akin to on the bleeding edge.) This technology is right on the cutting edge. It's so new, it's not available to the public yet.
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The mobile market is shifting, and ITN has always been on the cutting edge of new trends with new and innovative ways to bring content to consumers.