Wearable technology

An Edinburgh-based tech company has received £2 million in funding for the development for its wearable health monitoring device. more

13 Oct 2016 11:45 News

Two students have designed innovative medical devices thanks to sponsorship from ITL. more

6 Sep 2016 09:50 Devices

Christine Weber and Audrey Wipret, Dow Corning outline how silicone pressure sensitive adhesives are helping to meet the challenges of medical device adherence more

9 Jun 2016 11:07 , Devices

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University will collaborate with ReWalk Robotics to develop wearable exosuits for patients with limited walking ability more

18 May 2016 15:36 News


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Empatica has created the Embrace, a wearable wristband that monitors the stress signals of people with epilepsy to detect potentially deadly seizures and alert wearers and caregivers, so they can intervene more

11 Mar 2016 10:15 News

Amgen has invested £53.8m ($75m) in Unilife Corperation as part of a joint agreement to produce wearable injectors more

25 Feb 2016 16:55 News

Cambridge Design Partnership is exhibiting at Medical Device and Manufacturing West (MD&M West) on 9 – 11 February 2015 in Anaheim, California more

9 Feb 2016 10:33 News

MC10 has unveiled the BioStamp Research Connect System (BioStampRC), a wearable sensor that provides researchers with an end to end solution for gathering physiological data more

14 Jan 2016 10:51 News

Emerging technologies and materials that provide improvements for medical device manufacturer are crucial in medtech. These five things are the ones to look out for in the medical plastics sector of 2016 more

7 Jan 2016 13:44 Opinion

Panacol’s UK distributer, Techsil, has introduced a jettable conductive adhesive, to the UK market, which can be used in wearables more

12 Nov 2015 16:51 Technology

New device class addresses the void between injectors and traditional infusion according to Greystone Research Associates more

5 Nov 2015 11:27 Opinion

The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research is to present its wearable and flexible technology for medical devices at the IDTechEX event in Santa Clara more

30 Oct 2015 15:45 News

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Philips has launched its BlueControl 2.0. This device is the second generation of Philips’ wearable medical device that uses UV-free blue LED light to control symptoms of mild to moderate cases of plaque psoriasis more

30 Oct 2015 12:41 News

New Axel’s ICare system consists of a group of wearable products that help to track and monitor more vulnerable patients more

9 Oct 2015 11:29 News

Graham Reynolds, West Pharmaceutical Services, looks at embracing the connected health movement and wearables in the management of chronic diseases more

30 Sep 2015 15:41 Opinion

A wearable drug delivery device has been developed which can release drugs when the patch is stretched more

1 Sep 2015 13:54 Devices

Cambridge Design Partnership has announced a wearable device designed to measure and monitor vital signs of trauma patients in emergency situations more

10 Aug 2015 14:07 Devices

Battery manufacturer Accutronics is making available for download its latest whitepaper, which tackles the issues facing battery design, development and use in the medical and healthcare fields more

21 Jul 2015 12:28 News

Wearables have been described as the future of personal health – and yet they may already be superseded by an even more advanced technology. more

3 Jun 2015 09:35 News

An American professor in biomedical engineering has been given a $500k award to support his work in soft wearable robotics. more

30 Mar 2015 13:54 News