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US’ Swiss Precision launches StartEngine Crowdfunding campaign

5th Nov 2022

Swiss Precision, US’ apparel brand for the medical scrub, uniform, and accessories markets, have unveiled their StartEngine Crowdfunding campaign. It offers investors opportunities to disrupt the medical scrub, uniform, and accessories markets with Swiss Precision’s copper + natural patented materials, which kills or slows the spread of microorganisms.

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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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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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Researchers in Germany invent high-tech textile vest for lung patients

4th Aug 2022

Scientists at Fraunhofer IKTS in Germany have created a textile vest with integrated acoustic sensors that helps in monitoring the lung function of patients with severe respiratory diseases. The Pneumo.Vest features a technology via which noises in the lungs are recorded and these signals are converted and displayed visually using software.

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US' Eco HealthTech launches apparel brand Swiss Precision

25th Jul 2022

Swiss Precision, an Eco HealthTech apparel brand for the medical scrub, uniform, and accessories markets, has launched with its mission of disrupting the medical scrub, uniform and accessories markets with copper + natural patented materials that kill or slow the spread of microorganisms. The fabrics are lightweight, wash durable, and moisture wicking.

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