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13 May 2020

Trial of Bioelectronic Platform in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

SetPoint Medical has received Investigational Device Exemption approval from the US Food and Drug Administration to study its proprietary bioelectronic platform in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
16 Apr 2020

Subtle Medical

Unlike most AI radiology companies, Subtle Medical focuses on image acquisition rather than analysis. It is developing software solutions to improve the capture of high-quality medical images. More specifically, it transforms low resolution scans taken rapidly (eg: in 6 minutes) into high resolution scans that normally can only be obtained by running scans for 20+ minutes.
21 Nov 2019

Prelonic Launches PIP: Prelonic-Interactive-Paper

The recently developed mass production process for hybrid electronics allows the launch of products that combine mobile phones and paper.
25 Jul 2019

Process development for innovative products made of 2D nanomaterials

AIXTRON has successfully investigated the production, properties and applications of 2D nanomaterials in the "HEA2D" project together with five partners.
27 Jun 2019

Vagus nerve stimulation reduces rheumatoid arthritis symptoms

The results of a pilot study suggest that electro stimulation of one of the nerves connecting the brain to the body (the vagus nerve), could provide a novel treatment approach for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
10 Jun 2019

Wearable combines with chemotherapy to treat pleural Mesothelioma

US Food and Drug Administration has approved the NovoTTF-100L System in combination with pemetrexed plus platinum-based chemotherapy for the first-line treatment of unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic, malignant pleural mesothelioma.
4 Jun 2019

Local Pollution Much More Dangerous than Realised

Global warming has something like a consensus on action, with tightening carbon dioxide emissions laws to 2030, read on to find out IDTechEx take on it.
27 May 2019

The effects of air pollution

The American College of Chest Physicians has published a new and comprehensive study of the effects of air pollution.
11 Apr 2019

Mercedes Benz to supply 56 electric urban buses to Wiesbaden

Mercedes‑Benz has received a record-breaking order for the eCitaro electric urban bus. This massive order comes from the public transport company ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH from Wiesbaden in Germany's Hesse region.
11 Mar 2019


IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed TissUse VP of Business Development Dr Reyk Horland on June 12, 2017. TissUse develops organ-on-a-chip technology for safety and efficacy testing.
30 Nov 2018

Cross-industry project to enhance sustainable cobalt mining

BMW Group, BASF SE, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics launch cross-industry project to enhance sustainable cobalt mining. As part of a cross-industry initiative, the companies have launched a joint cobalt pilot project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
2 Oct 2018

3D printed implant for drug delivery

Researchers are developing a 3D printed implant that, when injected in a patient's body, could deliver a personalized dose of medicine to treat infections and ailments such as arthritis, cancer and AIDS.
14 Aug 2018

Tivic Health

Tivic Health is a bioelectronic medicine company developing a medical device for the treatment of chronic sinus pain. IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed Tivic Health CEO Jennifer Ernst and VP Maureen Perou on 13 Aug 2018.
23 May 2018

Researchers operate lab-grown heart cells by remote control

Researchers have developed a technique that allows them to speed up or slow down human heart cells growing in a dish on command — simply by shining a light on them and varying its intensity. The cells are grown on graphene, which converts light into electricity, providing a more realistic environment than standard plastic or glass laboratory dishes.
4 Apr 2018

Trial of first bioelectronic device to treat rheumatoid arthritis

A pilot trial for patients with drug refractory rheumatoid arthritis in the U.S. The multi-center study, "A Randomized Controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Neurostimula- tion Using a Vagus Nerve Stimulation Device in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis," assesses the safety and efficacy of a proprietary bioelectronic device in adult patients with RA who are not adequately responsive to multiple biologic agents.
12 Mar 2018

Human-on-a-Chip: using tissue engineering to replicate the human body

An application of tissue engineering that is rapidly growing is the building of organ-on-a-chip devices.
24 Jan 2018

Partnership in $55m investment into off-grid energy access fund

The African Development Bank's Board approved a US $30-million investment in the Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund. This follows the approval of additional investments of US $10 million from Calvert Impact Capital, US $8.5 million from the Global Environment Facility and €6 million from the Nordic Development Fund.
9 Oct 2017

First effective use of bioelectronics to treat psoriasis

Positive results from a pilot study evaluating the use of its proprietary neuromodulation technology to treat psoriasis.
4 Aug 2017

Trigeminal nerve stimulation shows promise

Researchers have published a paper with research findings that could have implications for the treatment of many neurological conditions, including severe traumatic brain injury.
20 Apr 2017

Underwater robots to tame lionfish population

The non-profit, RSE: Robots in Service of the Environment, has announced the Guardian LF1, an affordable unmanned undersea robot designed to control the population of invasive lionfish in the Atlantic.