Keyword: Collaboration and partnering

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R&D: Nanotechnology
A portable, thumb-sized device can quickly diagnose bad breath by “sniffing” exhalations.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The device uses soft robotics, ultra-thin electronics, and microfluidics.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The use of nanosensors detects cortisol molecules directly.
Global Innovations: Materials
Briefs: Wearables
The strain-sensing sheet detects disorders in real time.
Briefs: Wearables
Patches with wireless sensors monitor vitals without interruption.
R&D: Electronics & Computers

A research team has developed a portable device that produces high-resolution 3D images of human skin within 10 minutes. The team says the portable skin mapping (imaging) device could be used to assess...

Briefs: Medical
The materials are suitable for use in soft tissue repair or flexible bioelectronics.
Features: Electronics & Computers
"The health system of the future will be consumer-centric, wellness-oriented, care everywhere, and digitally connected,” says one expert.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The sensors improve the safety and precision of industrial robotic arms.
R&D: Electronics & Computers
The device can be used in flexible, stretchable electronics for wearables as well as soft robotics.
Briefs: Design
The respirator earned a 100 percent success rate for fit testing.
Briefs: Medical
Sensors need to be flexible, stretchable, biodegradable, safe, and stable for use in the body.
Briefs: Design
Changing the shape of the blade will expand the possibilities of using the laser in medicine.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Flexible TRACE sensor patches can be placed on the skin to measure blood flow in superficial arteries.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Flea-sized, hollow blocks can be filled with materials that improve healing.
Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
Smaller parts and devices will likely play bigger roles in the advancement of robotic surgery and telesurgery.
Global Innovations: Wearables
Researchers in Brazil have printed a wearable sensor from microbial nanocellulose, a natural polymer.
R&D: Wearables
Drawn-on-skin electronics allows multifunctional sensors and circuits to be drawn on the skin with an ink pen.
R&D: Materials
Combining silk fabric with epoxy creates laminates that can be formed into shapes for medical uses.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The noninvasive technology could support dietary adherence and detect nutritional deficiencies.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers have 3D printed a functioning centimeter-scale human heart pump in the lab.
Features: Wearables
Machine-to-machine communication, deep learning, XR, and AI are all going to have an extraordinary will require low-latency manufacturing.
R&D: Wearables
A research team has developed wirelessly driven smart contact lens technology that can detect diabetes and further treat diabetic retinopathy just by wearing them.
Features: Design
Collaboration and innovation, born of necessity, hold potential to improve the healthcare industry’s PPE product choices and supply reliability.
R&D: Imaging
A biosensor can be used inside the body to emit signals that can be detected by common ultrasound scanners.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The 3D structures recreate those found in tissues.
Briefs: Medical
The patch significantly prolonged survival, inhibited growth of tumors in mice.
R&D: Medical

A team of scientists has devised a functioning comprehensive multiorgan-on-a-chip platform that enables effective in-vitro-to-in-vivo translation (IVIVT) of human drug pharmacology.

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