28th Jan 2019
The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commissioned the Sunda Ghana Diaper Ltd, the largest diaper making factory in Ghana. With an investment of $84 million, the company will be one of the largest projects operating under the One District One Factory (1D1F) initiative and will be exporting its products to markets in sub-Saharan...
7th Jan 2019
The startup company, Smartmedic, together with scientists at the Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania have produced a smart life-collar prototype which inflates in contact with water, thus keeping the head of its wearer above the surface. Buddy, the Life-Collar can save lives and may be vital for parents of young children, not confident in...
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.
6th Nov 2018
Ahlstrom-Munksjö, a global leader in fibre-based materials, has launched ViroS?l, a next generation Breathable Viral Barrier (BVB) surgical fabric designed to keep medical professionals protected and comfortable. The fabric's specially formulated design provides the opportunity to create robust seam seals for highly critical areas of a surgical gown.
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 ...