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US’ Textile-Based Delivery sells Nufabrx retail brand

28th Sep 2023

Textile-Based Delivery has sold its Nufabrx brand to Tallayne Holdings and launched Clothing 2.0 (C2), focusing on health and wellness. C2 infuses medicines and supplements into yarns, creating reusable healing garments called HealthWear. Clothing 2.0 offers partners ingredient-infused yarns and support in bringing innovative products to market.

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Celliant meets revised requirements for Class 1 medical devices in EU

27th Sep 2023

Hologenix, the creators of Celliant, has met the upgraded Class 1 medical device requirements set by the European Union (EU). This allows compliant manufacturers to continue using the CE mark on their EU products containing Celliant. The regulatory status validates Celliant's science and technology, offering consumers safe and trusted products.

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CBI leverages efficiencies with Canada’s Jesta I.S. solution

18th Sep 2023

Careismatic Brands has implemented Jesta's supply chain ERP suite to optimise its global product processes. This includes sourcing, demand forecasting, inventory management, and customer service. The company plans to scale and expand its global supply chain and brand strategies using this technology, emphasising the importance of supply chain...

Darshana Vikram Jardosh (third from left), India’s minister of state for textiles and railways, at the Meditex 2023. Pic: X (formerly Twitter)/ @DarshanaJardosh
India needs to focus on innovating medical textiles: Darshana Jardosh

14th Sep 2023

Indian minister Darshana Jardosh emphasised innovation, increased commercialisation, and better technology access in medical textiles at Meditex 2023. She urged deeper collaboration between research entities and industries to further leverage tech advancements. The event also saw the release of a book marking 15 years of research in medical...

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US firm Cionic’s Neural Sleeve recognised at IDEA 2023

31st Aug 2023

Cionic's innovative bionic clothing, the Cionic Neural Sleeve, has received multiple awards at the 2023 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) by the Industrial Designers Society of America. The Neural Sleeve, designed in partnership with fuseproject, earned a gold award for Digital Interaction and a silver award for design in the medical and...

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US’ Tallayne announces agreement to acquire Nufabrx

21st Aug 2023

Tallayne will acquire the Nufabrx brand and its retail unit. This move aims to expand product accessibility across North America and global markets. Nufabrx pioneered HealthWear, a concept merging clothing with medicine delivery via patented smart-textile technology. This reflects Tallayne's commitment to amplifying Nufabrx's distribution network.

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US’ Enventys Partners collaborates with Nufabrx to develop HealthWear

10th Aug 2023

Nufabrx and Enventys Partners have announced that they have teamed up to introduce HealthWear, a groundbreaking platform technology that integrates medicine, wellness, and health benefits into clothing. Nufabrx's patented smart-textile platform embeds active ingredients into garments, delivering therapeutic doses through body heat or moisture.

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Japanese firm Teijin’s consortium gets approval for Synfolium

14th Jul 2023

The consortium of Osaka Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Fukui Tateami, and Teijin Limited has received manufacturing and marketing approval in Japan for their surgical patch, Synfolium. The patch, used in the treatment of congenital heart disease, consists of bio-absorbable and non-absorbable yarns coated with cross-linked gelatin.

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Dual active ingredient nets ideal for countering global Malaria

26th Jun 2023

Dual active ingredient nets, like PermaNet Dual, provide improved protection against pyrethroid-resistant mosquitoes, according to Tie Lan, R&D head at Swiss firm Vestergaard. The nets combine two modes of action, lowering resistance potential. Vestergaard also aims to develop alternative dual nets for rotating use to minimise environmental impact.

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