Keyword: Prostheses and implants

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Global Innovations: Materials
A coating minimizes tissue damage by reducing friction.
Briefs: Materials
The coating is customizable to individuals and requires less than 10 minutes to prepare and use.
R&D: Energy
When placed over a fracture, the device generates electricity from movement, accelerating bone healing.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers used individual fingertips fitted with stretchable tactile sensors with liquid metal.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The miniaturization of microelectronic sensor technology, microelectronic robots, and intravascular implants is progressing rapidly. However, it also poses major challenges...

Briefs: Materials
The devices eliminate the need for invasive removal once they have served their purpose.
Applications: Software
Cosm’s work shines a light on a common, growing, under-served, and global women’s health issue.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The system promotes myocardial regeneration after a cardiac event.
Briefs: Materials
The device uses soft robotics, ultra-thin electronics, and microfluidics.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Using a new minuscule device, researchers can implant insulin-secreting cells into diabetic mice
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
An artificial skin attached to a person’s knee develops a purple “bruise” when hit forcefully.
Briefs: Medical
A tiny sensor is implanted in the nerve of the injured limb.
Technology Leaders: Materials
Learn about a polymer material being explored for complex joint prosthesis systems.
Features: Tubing & Extrusion
Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.
R&D: Test & Measurement
A prototype of a fluorescence-based sensor provides continuous detection of cortisol concentrations in real time.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The biomedical structures advance the development of new technologies for regrowing bones and tissue.
Briefs: Wearables
UC San Diego engineers wants to know: How do different parts of the brain communicate with each other during learning and memory formation?
R&D: Materials
Researchers have fabricated antibiotic-containing 3D scaffold implants at high temperatures.
Briefs: Medical
The tool shows promise for imaging brain activity in 3D with high speed and contrast.
R&D: Materials
The coatings prevent inflammation or implant rejection.
Briefs: Medical
The stent delivers regenerative stem cell-derived therapy to blood-starved tissue.
Briefs: Medical
The implant provides real-time measurements of tissue oxygen levels.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The nanogold is implanted under the skin where it reports changes in drug concentrations by changing its color.
Briefs: Medical
Medical device OEMs often face a tough decision: Use HCR or LSR for medical device component manufacturing?
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
See how A.I.-based machine learning supports orthopedic revision surgeries.
Global Innovations: Photonics/Optics
EPFL researchers have developed a new type of retinal implant for people who have become blind due to the loss of photoreceptor cells in their retinas.
Global Innovations: Connectivity
Researchers have developed a smartphone-controlled soft brain implant that can be recharged wirelessly from outside the body.
R&D: Wearables
A textile sensor can detect pressure points on the socket of a prosthetic limb.
R&D: Test & Measurement
NIST researchers are in the early stages of a massive undertaking to design and build a fleet of tiny ultra-sensitive thermometers.

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FAULHABER MICROMO brings together the highest quality motion technologies and value-added services, together with global engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing, to deliver top quality micro motion solutions. With 34 years’ experience, John Chandler injects a key engineering perspective into all new projects and enjoys working closely with OEM customers to bring exciting new technologies to market.