26th Nov 2018
Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Korea University have produced a glucose-powered biofuel cell that uses electrodes made from cotton fibre. This they hop could someday help power implantable medical devices such as pacemakers and sensors. The new fuel cell also provides twice as much power as conventional biofuel cells.
20th Nov 2018
Jabil has collaborated with Recovery Force to advance next-generation wearable medical technology. Recovery Force’s patented technology delivers mobile compression to enhance blood circulation. It addresses host of therapeutic conditions, including prevention of blood clots, reduction of post-operative pain and alleviating joint pain and sore muscles.
22nd Oct 2018
National Nonwovens has bagged ISO 9001: 2015 certification for applying a quality system for the design, application development, manufacturing and sale of technical nonwovens with core competence in needlepunch technologies, chemical enhancements, and dyeing capabilities servicing the medical, aerospace, technical, industrial, art and education...
19th Oct 2018
Figs has unveiled the first ever medical apparel pop-up shop in the luxury fashion district of Los Angeles. Ranked 21 among Inc Magazine's 500 Fastest Growing Companies in the US, Figs is disrupting the $60 billion industry by creating fashionable and highly technical scrubs. A focal point at the shop is an art installation, the FigsS Medicine Cabinet.
10th Oct 2018
Indian affordable sanitary napkin brand Niine has appointed Richa Singh as chief executive officer of Niine Menstrual Hygiene Products. Singh has two decades of experience working with major FMCG brands. It has also appointed Tara Singh Chahar from Johnson & Johnson Ltd as head of sales and Vijay Sharma from Procter & Gamble (P&G) as head of operations.
7th Sep 2018
Medical device manufacturer Medi USA has unveiled new ready-to-wear circaid juxtafit essentials armsleeve. The armsleeve is an inelastic compression wrap for managing lymphedema and lipedema. Designed with patented juxtaposing band technology and made with a soft breathable fabric, the armsleeve applies graduated compression from the wrist to the upper ...
24th Aug 2018
Superflex has changed its name to Seismic and taken over the intellectual property (IP) of Lumo Bodytech, a motion science company known for its posture-correcting and fitness devices. Lumo's legacy products include the Lumo Lift Posture Coach and Lumo Run Running Coach, both designed to track body posture and form to improve everyday movement.
17th Aug 2018
Scientists at Deakin University have developed textile recycling methods that transform denim jeans into artificial cartilage for joint reconstruction, addressing the issue of textile waste simultaneously. They have been able to dissolve denim and manipulate it into an aerogel – a low density material with a range of uses including cartilage...
9th Aug 2018
Encore Textile Services, a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firm Highland Avenue Capital Partners, has taken over Emerald Textiles, a San Diego-based healthcare linen service provider. This brings together two largest independent healthcare laundry providers in California - the combined entity having five locations on the West...