Ground Breaking Blood Clot Prevention Technology
A partnership between the Royal Stoke University Hospital, part of the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, and a UK industry-leading medical devices company have been rewarded for its use of an innovative bioelectronic technology to prevent life-threatening blood clots in acute stroke patients - winning in the category:
Injectable, Flexible Electrode for Nerve-Stimulating Implants
By electrically stimulating nerves, neuromodulation therapies can reduce epileptic seizures, soothe chronic pain, and treat depression and a host of other health conditions without the use of conventional drugs like opioids.
Electrospun Fibers Weave New Medical Innovations
Electrospinning was invented in 1902 and was first applied to textiles in the 1930s. But only now are researchers realizing its full potential.
IDTechEx attended a presentation by Daniel Zeitman, Senior Developer Advocate in Bose's AR team. He presented on Bose's suite of products around "audio augmented reality".
CRISPR Enzyme Programmed to Kill Viruses in Human Cells
Many of the world's most common or most deadly human pathogens are RNA-based viruses — Ebola, Zika, and flu, for example — and most have no FDA-approved treatments. A team led by researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has now turned a CRISPR RNA-cutting enzyme into an antiviral agent that can be programmed to detect and destroy RNA-based viruses in human cells.
IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed Prizm Medical CEO James Johnson on 21 October 2019. Prizm Medical develops electrotherapy devices for the treatment of foot disease and leg and foot pain.
Digital anatomy3D printer for functional anatomic models
Stratasys Ltd is further extending its commitment to the medical industry with the new J750™ Digital Anatomy™ 3D Printer. Designed to replicate the feel, responsiveness, and biomechanics of human anatomy in medical models - the system improves surgical preparedness and training while helping bring new medical devices to market faster.
Loop Industries have announced a radical "zero energy" method to recycle PET using hydrolysis to recover PTA and MEG, or methanolysis to recover DMT (dimethylterephthalate) and MEG, both at ambient temperatures and without use of a catalyst.
IDTechEx interviewed Dr John Rippeth, Diagnostics Lead at PA Consulting. This innovation consultancy firm comprising over 2,000 global specialist helps clients with the development and commercialisation of their technologies.
Alzheimer's memory loss reversed with electromagnetic waves
NeuroEM Therapeutics announced findings from an open label clinical trial showing reversal of cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's Disease patients after just two months of treatment using the company's wearable head device for in-home treatment.
FDA approves neuromodulation device for incontinence
A novel implantable rechargeable sacral neuromodulation device for the treatment of urinary and bowel dysfunction has been approved by the United States Food & Drug Administration.
IDTechEx spoke to Serena Lin, International Sales Executive at Cardiart.
IDTechEx interviewed Petra Balažic, ABPI MD Brand Manager at MESI - a Slovenian company that has developed a multi-component system for monitoring patients' key cardiovascular parameters.
Lynda Cole, Owner of DMS Service, introduced the products she was exhibiting.
QT Medical is a medical device company based in Los Angeles.
EP Solutions SA
IDTechEx spoke to Dr Matthias Egger, Chief Operating Officer at EP Solutions SA - an electrophysiology company based in Switzerland.
Vales & Hills BioMedical
IDTechEx spoke to Cathy Fei, Export Manager at Vales & Hills BioMedical.
Dr Jacqueline Shreibati, Chief Medical Officer at AliveCor, presented the company's portable 6-lead ECG during a 'Pitch' session which IDTechEx attended.
IDTechEx spoke with Boston Scientific, which was displaying a number of its products, most notably ablation catheters for the treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders.
IDTechEx caught up with Sky Labs, a company based in South Korea. It was showcasing a ring-type wearable device for non-invasive continuous heart and ECG monitoring.