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2022
11 May 2022

GlucoRx

GlucoRx is a UK-based supplier of diabetes management solutions, founded in 2011. Today, GlucoRx is one of the NHS' largest supplier of quality diabetes products. IDTechEx analyst Brendan Beh spoke with GlucoRx's Chief Operating Officer Chris Chapman on the 9th of May, 2022.
12 Apr 2022

KnitRegen

KnitRegen is a UK-based start-up specializing in medical devices for post-stroke rehabilitation.
28 Mar 2022

A Robot Small Enough to Explore the Lungs

Engineers and scientists have paved the way for a robot that can reach some of the smallest bronchial tubes in the lungs - to take tissue samples or deliver cancer therapy. Known as a magnetic tentacle robot, it measures just 2 millimetres in diameter, about twice the size of the tip of a ballpoint pen. Magnets on the outside of the patient will be used to guide the magnetic tentacle robot into place.
25 Feb 2022

Oviva

Oviva is a digital health company employing behavioural psychology techniques and access to healthcare professionals to help users develop lifestyle changes for better health outcomes. IDTechEx analyst Brendan Beh spoke with Oviva Commercial Director James de Bathe and Vice President Clinical Lucy Jones on 27 January 2022.
2021
3 Nov 2021

World First Hydrogen Powered Ambulance Prototype Displayed

Visitors to COP26 in Glasgow are viewing the world's first hydrogen fuelled ambulance, created by ULEMCo, the UK hydrogen fuel pioneer, and their partners. Interest is strong in the working prototype vehicle, which incorporates a hydrogen fuel cell in the powertrain, can be refuelled quickly and is capable of up to a 300-mile range.
14 Oct 2021

Facemask Could Help Reduce Mental Distress

eScent has completed its first concept project to develop a re-usable, enhanced FFP3 facemask which offers "personalised protection assurance" via a patented self-administered scent delivery system to help reduce mental distress.
10 Aug 2021

FibriCheck

FibriCheck is a Belgian startup that has developed an software-based solution for the detection of atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder. IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed FibriCheck Project Manager Felicia Vaz on 5 Aug 2021.
28 Jun 2021

PST Sensors

PST Sensors offer thin film printed and flexible temperature sensors based on nanostructured silicon inks. IDTechEx caught up with directors Dr. David Britton and Dr. Margit Harting to find out about the latest developments, with a particular focus on emerging applications.
26 Apr 2021

'QuickFitting' QTSS™ Quantum Material flexible pressure sensing strips

A multi-disciplinary team is driving environmental and societal change by developing novel affordable and simple to manufacture QuickFitting textile multi-point pressure sensing strips for real-time monitoring in the medical and healthcare sector for potential use in areas such as prosthetic fit and bandage compression therapy for leg ulcers.
8 Mar 2021

Copptech

Copptech is Chilean start up developing a copper- and zinc-based antimicrobial. IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed Lauren Young, VP of Product Development, and Barbara Silberberg, Communications Manager, on 5 Mar 2021.
12 Feb 2021

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Ambulance for London This Year

The project, named ZERRO for Zero Emission Rapid Response Operations ambulance, is funded by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles and aims to deliver a prototype zero emission ambulance for the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust by autumn this year.
2020
21 Dec 2020

Wideblue Shining a Light on Early Diagnosis of Sepsis

Wideblue, a Scottish-based medical device development specialist, is working alongside customer Anasyst and the Teesside University to develop a low-cost optical cavity absorption system which could potentially speed up the diagnosis of sepsis by a significant factor.
10 Dec 2020

AR VR Technology: The Defining Technology of 2020-2030

Virtual, augmented and mixed reality products have continued to receive high levels of funding and investment during the 2010 decade. IDTechEx predicts that this technology will grow to over $30bn by 2030. This article aims to explain the growth in demand behind this exciting technology.
30 Nov 2020

Virtual Reality: The Most Disruptive Technology of the Next Decade

Virtual reality has already had a major impact in a range of different industries. IDTechEx predicts in its recent market research report that this technology will grow to $8Bn by 2030.
26 Nov 2020

Ingenious Invests in Electric Vehicle Charging Firm

Ingenious today announces that its Infrastructure Ventures EIS Service has invested £750,000 in award-winning electric vehicle charging company, Elmtronics, a leading independent provider of charging points.
13 Nov 2020

Materials for Printed/Flexible Electronics 2021-2031: Technologies, Applications, Market Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Matthew Dyson, Raghu Das and Dr Richard Collins
26 Oct 2020

New Projects to Explore use of Drones for Medical Delivery

There are over 2.5 million movements of medical supplies, samples and other items between hospitals and medical centres annually in the UK, with the majority of movements being undertaken by commissioned couriers on the country's road network.
20 Oct 2020

Another Four Car Charging Networks Join Octopus Energy Network

Octopus Energy announces that four electric vehicle charging firms have joined its Electric Juice Network in a bid to simplify on-street charging.
7 Oct 2020

Versius at Frimley Health to Give More Patients Keyhole Surgery

CMR Surgical Ltd announced the introduction of Versius, a next-generation surgical robot at Frimley Health. Frimley Health is a well-established surgical robotics centre and has become the first hospital in the UK to use Versius in Urology, as well as in Colorectal surgery, expanding the number of patients receiving the benefits of robotic assisted minimal access surgery.
23 Sep 2020

Manchester Hospital Uses Versius for First Robotic Keyhole Surgery

Versius is portable, modular, and designed to be easily moved between operating theatres. Once in an operating theatre, it takes an average of 15 minutes to set up the system. This allows it to be used frequently, with one Versius robot capable of performing hundreds of operations each year.