How is technology transforming our hospitals?
With resources more constrained than ever before, healthcare providers are turning to tech to boost capacity and improve patient outcomes. Pelle Svensson, Market Development Manager, Product Center Short Range Radio, u-blox explains.
Exel Composites launches anti-viral composite solution
Exel Composites has launched its anti viral Protector solution, which has been proven to reduce the viral load of strains of human Coronavirus. Results have demonstrated a 99.44% reduction in viral load after one hour, and 99.99% after 24 hours, compared to untreated composites.
The future developments in digital genome market
Recent advances and developments in the field of genomics and next-generation DNA sequencing technologies have enhanced speed and reduced the costs of DNA sequencing. The growing occurrence of chronic health conditions worldwide has encouraged the adoption of digital genome solutions.
Sensirion and UMC supply medical ICs for COVID-19 fight
Microsensor maker Sensirion and the Taiwan-based semiconductor foundry United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have collaborated to manufacture medical related ICs used for the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 triggers multi-million euro contracts for automated hygienic workwear
Israeli workwear management company, Polytex Technologies has witnessed explosive growth in the Spanish and French markets over the past year with multi-million euros in new contracts. The trend is continuing in both markets.
Antimicrobial tech: stopping invisible enemies through protected surfaces
Microorganisms are everywhere. Invisible to the naked eye, they live on our skin, in our gut, and are abundant in the environment around us. While the majority of microorganisms are benign, there are those that humans want to combat - for example, those with the potential to cause life-threatening diseases.
3D printing and titanium: a life-changing combination
3D printing is delivering customisation options that make it possible to create almost any shape using Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology. In fact, the possibilities of 3D printing are so gamechanging, it is even possible to create carbon copies of our own skulls. Sandvik’s additive manufacturing and metal powder specialists are exploring the potential of AM in the medical field, and are preparing for the future of medical imp...
Automated quality control in pharmaceutical manufacturing
As the pharmaceutical sector is ramping up production of vaccines against COVID-19, it faces enormous manufacturing and logistics challenges. Quality assurance is a key part of the pharmaceutical manufacturing process, ensuring that products conform to requirements and are not defective. Here, Stephen Hayes, Managing Director of Beckhoff UK, an automation and motion technology specialist, has explained how new technologies integrate automate...
French hospitals adopt Polytex’s tech to combat contamination
Israeli Workwear management company, Polytex Technologies has witnessed explosive growth in the French market over the past year. Seven new hospitals throughout the country have purchased the company’s fully automated workwear management solution that provides improved protection for health workers, which has become even more critical during the COVID-19 pandemic and leads to significant reduction in the expenses on uniforms.
Medtech digital technology adoption at Made Smarter
A medtech manufacturer using digital tools and technology to transform its businesses has announced that it will share its inspiring stories at a free-to-access online summit. The virtual conference, Made Smarter: The journey to digital manufacturing, on Wednesday, March 10th, will show manufacturers how to leverage and fast-track digital technology and tools for a year of recovery, growth and resilience.