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US’ Hologenix & Medline unveils Curad performance series

17th Nov 2022

Medline, a medical product distributor, and US’ Hologenix, a materials science innovator, have unveiled a line of Curad Performance Series orthopaedic products powered by Celliant infrared technology. Celliant is a science-backed infrared (IR) technology that improves health and wellness by promoting restful sleep and enhancing performance and recovery.

Germany’s BASF unveils orthopaedic insoles with Elastollan TPU

13th Nov 2022

Germany’s BASF has launched orthopaedic insoles with Elastollan, BASF's thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU). The TPU is used as a filament by the duro3D paver in the production of individual shoe insoles using 3D printing processes. In sole applications, the material is characterised above all by its excellent vibration damping and resilience.

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US’ Argonne, 3M create solution for slashing energy costs of N95 masks

4th Nov 2022

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has collaborated with multinational tech company 3M to develop a technique to drastically reduce the amount of energy required for melt blowing the materials needed in N95 masks and other applications. Many of the materials in these masks are produced by a technique called melt blowing.

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Germany’s Freudenberg to debut elastic superabsorbers at Compamed 2022

29th Oct 2022

Freudenberg Performance Materials has launched an elastic variant of its flexible superabsorbers for modern wound dressings. Freudenberg will be debuting the elastic superabsorbers at Compamed 2022 in Dusseldorf. The superabsorbers increase the comfort level of patients as well as enable longer wear time, thus reducing the frequency of dressing changes.

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US’ Sensoria & Padula to develop wearable risk of fall assessment tool

28th Oct 2022

US’ Sensoria Health and Padula Rehabilitation Technologies have announced their collaboration to develop NeurOpTrek, the first and only truly wearable solution for Risk of Fall (ROF) assessment to prevent and rehabilitate patients from fall injuries. Sensoria Health is a developer of wearable remote patient monitoring and artificial intelligence...

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US’ Kindthread unveils expansion of medical apparel brand White Cross

23rd Oct 2022

Kindthread, a healthcare apparel company in the US, has announced the global expansion of the premium medical apparel brand, White Cross. Canadian-born, White Cross, has been a cultural mainstay, offering flattering fits, high-quality materials, and superior levels of workmanship inspired by the fashion and dressmaking expertise of the brand's founders.

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Nahtlos gets 1 million Swiss francs funding for textile electrodes

17th Oct 2022

Nahtlos, an Empa spin-off, has got one million Swiss francs in a first round of financing from business angels in Switzerland and Liechtenstein and from the Startfeld Foundation. Nahtlos aims to drive the market entry of its textile-based electrode for medical applications. Empa is the research institute for materials science and technology development.

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US’ Ascend Performance Materials unveils new HiDura Med portfolio

14th Oct 2022

US’ Ascend Performance Materials has announced a portfolio of medical grade nylon 6,6 resins and engineered materials for healthcare under its HiDura brand. HiDura MED products meet ISO 10993-5 and 10993-10 testing criteria and can be used in healthcare applications. The company makes high-performance materials for everyday essentials and new...

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US' Barco Uniforms unveils new healthcare apparel Barco Unify

19th Aug 2022

Barco Uniforms, a leader of design innovation in the premium professional apparel industry which is headquartered in the US, has unveiled its new collection, Barco Unify. Made to inspire optimism, hope, and unity, Barco Unify introduces a fresh approach to healthcare apparel, crystallising a new chapter in the Barco brand’s 93-year history.

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