SIMS: A Smart Integrated Biosensor System (Printed Electronics Europe 2014)

Prof Tony Killard, Professor of Biomedical Sciences
University of the West of England
United Kingdom
Apr 02, 2014.


Berlin 2014 Audio Presentation - University of the West of England*

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Presentation Summary

  • New diagnostic devices are being developed which are based on organic and printed electronics integration
  • The SIMS device integrates printed sensors, display, battery and organic circuit
  • SIMS is a fully integrated credit card-sized device for measuring cholesterol levels
  • The system has been developed to improve the management of high cholesterol

Speaker Biography (Tony Killard)

Prof. Tony Killard is Professor of Biomedical Sciences at UWE Bristol, UK and Adjunct Professor at the Biomedical Diagnostics Institute, Dublin. He specialises in the development of advanced sensor materials based on print-processable nanomaterials (organic and inorganic nanomaterials and hybrid nanocomposites) and their integration with organic and priinted electronic technologies to realise the development of novel biomedical diagnostic devices. Tony leads the Organic Electronics Association Smart Systems roadmap.

Company Profile (University of the West of England)

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The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is home to the Centre for Research in Biosciences (CRIB) and the Institute of BioSensing Technology. Research focuses on the identification of novel disease biomarkers and the development of sensor and diagnostic technologies to improve diagnosis and support treatment. UWE Bristol is a member of Bristol Health Partners with the mission to improve health service delivery through research, innovation and education. UWE Bristol is also a member of the Organic Electronics Association.
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