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IDTechEx TVStimulating the brain without major surgery

Stimulating the brain without major surgery

A team of researchers have been working on a replacement for open brain surgery since 2012, inventing a stimulation device that can be implanted in blood vessels next to the brain's motor cortex, in a minimally invasive procedure involving a small 'keyhole' incision in the neck.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 7, 2018
Emerging applications for electronic skin patches

Emerging applications for electronic skin patches

A recent, bestselling IDTechEx report found that the market for electronic skin patches will be worth $4.8bn in 2018. The report covers 26 different application areas, >85 companies and 95 different product case studies, with inclusion of historic market data by sector and subsequent market forecasts predicting that revenue from electronic skin patches will reach $10bn by 2023 and $15bn by 2028. This is the most comprehensive study on electronic…
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 7, 2018
Out of the fog: honeycomb films

Out of the fog: honeycomb films

Research into porous films made via the condensation of humid air could lead to materials with applications ranging from medicine to photovoltaics.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Trends in Pet Wearable Technology

Trends in Pet Wearable Technology

Though the business of pet wearables was been driven by novelty in its inception, the hype is almost over and we have emerged with a couple of enduring business models.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 6, 2018
Inexpensive biosensor provides instant and accurate results

Inexpensive biosensor provides instant and accurate results

Using a small and inexpensive biosensor, researchers have built a diagnostic tool that provides health care practitioners almost instant diagnosis of a bacterial infection.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 6, 2018
AI system may accelerate search for cancer discoveries

AI system may accelerate search for cancer discoveries

Searching through the mountains of published cancer research could be made easier for scientists, thanks to a new AI system.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 4, 2018
Low cost technology to print sensors enabling smart contact lenses

Low cost technology to print sensors enabling smart contact lenses

VSPARTICLE announced its low-cost technology to print nanostructured materials that will finally enable applications such as smart contact lenses to succeed. The nanotech company has developed an additive manufacturing technology that can be used for numerous applications, such as producing real-time medical sensors (glucose sensing, bio-marker sensing, etc.), as well as, accurate gas sensors.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Report from the GIANT Health Event 2018

Report from the GIANT Health Event 2018

IDTechEx analysts Dr Luyun Jiang and Dr Nadia Tsao report on their findings form the event.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 3, 2018
Electrical stimulation in the nose induces sense of smell

Electrical stimulation in the nose induces sense of smell

Physicians have, for the first time, induced a sense of smell in humans by using electrodes in the nose to stimulate nerves in the olfactory bulb, a structure in the brain where smell information from the nose is processed and sent to deeper regions of brain.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 30, 2018
It's not a shock: Better bandage promotes powerful healing

It's not a shock: Better bandage promotes powerful healing

A new, low-cost wound dressing could dramatically speed up healing in a surprising way. The method leverages energy generated from a patient's own body motions to apply gentle electrical pulses at the site of an injury.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Healthcare Challenges and Sensing and Harvesting Solutions in 2018-9

Healthcare Challenges and Sensing and Harvesting Solutions in 2018-9

This article covers that the growth in healthcare expense reflects the expansion of healthcare coverage in developing markets, the increasing care needs of elderly populations, advances in treatments and health technologies and rising labour costs in the healthcare sector.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
3D Printing at the IDTechEx Show! Santa Clara 2018

3D Printing at the IDTechEx Show! Santa Clara 2018

Technology analyst Dr Bryony Core reports on her findings at the IDTechEx Show! Santa Clara 2018
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 29, 2018
New smart material with potential biomedical, environmental uses

New smart material with potential biomedical, environmental uses

By combining seaweed-derived alginate with the nanomaterial graphene oxide, researchers have developed a new material that's durable and can respond dynamically to its environment.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 28, 2018
Bendable smartphone technology could save lives

Bendable smartphone technology could save lives

A university team has designed a glass-like polymer to conduct electricity for transparent and flexible electronics. The innovative polymer film, which has the look and feel of glass, can be inexpensively and sustainably produced on a large scale because it originates from earth-abundant materials.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 27, 2018
Life Sciences at the IDTechEx Show! USA 2018

Life Sciences at the IDTechEx Show! USA 2018

The IDTechEx Show! was held between November 14 and 15, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in California, USA. Approximately 3500 attendees from 42 countries attended the show, which featured 284 exhibiting organizations. The event is unique in bringing together eight key technologies - 3D printing; electric vehicles; energy storage; graphene; IoT; printed electronics; sensors and wearables.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 27, 2018
Electronics in hydrogel-based soft lenses

Electronics in hydrogel-based soft lenses

Researchers have developed a contact lens with autonomous electronics, opening the door to unique applications such as lenses with sensors and/or drug-delivery systems for the treatment of eye disorders.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 26, 2018
Nanotubes built from protein crystals: Breakthrough

Nanotubes built from protein crystals: Breakthrough

Researchers have succeeded in constructing protein nanotubes from tiny scaffolds made by cross-linking of engineered protein crystals. The achievement could accelerate the development of artificial enzymes, nano-sized carriers and delivery systems for a host of biomedical and biotechnological applications.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 23, 2018
Gene editing possible for kidney disease

Gene editing possible for kidney disease

For the first time scientists have identified how to halt kidney disease in a life-limiting genetic condition, which may pave the way for personalised treatment in the future.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 22, 2018
Prosthetic system allows user to feel again

Prosthetic system allows user to feel again

A new prosthetic hand system with a fully implanted, wirelessly controlled neurostimulator that has restored "feeling" to a person with a hand amputation.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 21, 2018
Emerging Technology Highlights from the IDTechEx Show!

Emerging Technology Highlights from the IDTechEx Show!

Approximately 3,500 attendees from 42 countries attended the IDTechEx Show!, which featured 284 exhibiting organizations. The event, held in Santa Clara, California, is unique in bringing together eight key technologies with the organizations that seek to use them.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 20, 2018
IDTechEx TVNew epilepsy warning device could save thousands of lives

New epilepsy warning device could save thousands of lives

A new high-tech bracelet detects 85 percent of all severe night-time epilepsy seizures. That is a much better score than any other technology currently available. The researchers involved think that this bracelet can reduce the worldwide number of unexpected night-time fatalities in epilepsy patients.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 7, 2018
Emerging applications for electronic skin patches

Emerging applications for electronic skin patches

A recent, bestselling IDTechEx report found that the market for electronic skin patches will be worth $4.8bn in 2018. The report covers 26 different application areas, >85 companies and 95 different product case studies, with inclusion of historic market data by sector and subsequent market forecasts predicting that revenue from electronic skin patches will reach $10bn by 2023 and $15bn by 2028. This is the most comprehensive study on electronic…
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Trends in Pet Wearable Technology

Trends in Pet Wearable Technology

Though the business of pet wearables was been driven by novelty in its inception, the hype is almost over and we have emerged with a couple of enduring business models.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 6, 2018
AI system may accelerate search for cancer discoveries

AI system may accelerate search for cancer discoveries

Searching through the mountains of published cancer research could be made easier for scientists, thanks to a new AI system.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Report from the GIANT Health Event 2018

Report from the GIANT Health Event 2018

IDTechEx analysts Dr Luyun Jiang and Dr Nadia Tsao report on their findings form the event.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 30, 2018
It's not a shock: Better bandage promotes powerful healing

It's not a shock: Better bandage promotes powerful healing

A new, low-cost wound dressing could dramatically speed up healing in a surprising way. The method leverages energy generated from a patient's own body motions to apply gentle electrical pulses at the site of an injury.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
3D Printing at the IDTechEx Show! Santa Clara 2018

3D Printing at the IDTechEx Show! Santa Clara 2018

Technology analyst Dr Bryony Core reports on her findings at the IDTechEx Show! Santa Clara 2018
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 28, 2018
Bendable smartphone technology could save lives

Bendable smartphone technology could save lives

A university team has designed a glass-like polymer to conduct electricity for transparent and flexible electronics. The innovative polymer film, which has the look and feel of glass, can be inexpensively and sustainably produced on a large scale because it originates from earth-abundant materials.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 27, 2018
Electronics in hydrogel-based soft lenses

Electronics in hydrogel-based soft lenses

Researchers have developed a contact lens with autonomous electronics, opening the door to unique applications such as lenses with sensors and/or drug-delivery systems for the treatment of eye disorders.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 23, 2018
Gene editing possible for kidney disease

Gene editing possible for kidney disease

For the first time scientists have identified how to halt kidney disease in a life-limiting genetic condition, which may pave the way for personalised treatment in the future.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 21, 2018
Emerging Technology Highlights from the IDTechEx Show!

Emerging Technology Highlights from the IDTechEx Show!

Approximately 3,500 attendees from 42 countries attended the IDTechEx Show!, which featured 284 exhibiting organizations. The event, held in Santa Clara, California, is unique in bringing together eight key technologies with the organizations that seek to use them.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 7, 2018
Out of the fog: honeycomb films

Out of the fog: honeycomb films

Research into porous films made via the condensation of humid air could lead to materials with applications ranging from medicine to photovoltaics.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 6, 2018
Inexpensive biosensor provides instant and accurate results

Inexpensive biosensor provides instant and accurate results

Using a small and inexpensive biosensor, researchers have built a diagnostic tool that provides health care practitioners almost instant diagnosis of a bacterial infection.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 4, 2018
Low cost technology to print sensors enabling smart contact lenses

Low cost technology to print sensors enabling smart contact lenses

VSPARTICLE announced its low-cost technology to print nanostructured materials that will finally enable applications such as smart contact lenses to succeed. The nanotech company has developed an additive manufacturing technology that can be used for numerous applications, such as producing real-time medical sensors (glucose sensing, bio-marker sensing, etc.), as well as, accurate gas sensors.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 3, 2018
Electrical stimulation in the nose induces sense of smell

Electrical stimulation in the nose induces sense of smell

Physicians have, for the first time, induced a sense of smell in humans by using electrodes in the nose to stimulate nerves in the olfactory bulb, a structure in the brain where smell information from the nose is processed and sent to deeper regions of brain.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Healthcare Challenges and Sensing and Harvesting Solutions in 2018-9

Healthcare Challenges and Sensing and Harvesting Solutions in 2018-9

This article covers that the growth in healthcare expense reflects the expansion of healthcare coverage in developing markets, the increasing care needs of elderly populations, advances in treatments and health technologies and rising labour costs in the healthcare sector.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 29, 2018
New smart material with potential biomedical, environmental uses

New smart material with potential biomedical, environmental uses

By combining seaweed-derived alginate with the nanomaterial graphene oxide, researchers have developed a new material that's durable and can respond dynamically to its environment.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 27, 2018
Life Sciences at the IDTechEx Show! USA 2018

Life Sciences at the IDTechEx Show! USA 2018

The IDTechEx Show! was held between November 14 and 15, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in California, USA. Approximately 3500 attendees from 42 countries attended the show, which featured 284 exhibiting organizations. The event is unique in bringing together eight key technologies - 3D printing; electric vehicles; energy storage; graphene; IoT; printed electronics; sensors and wearables.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 26, 2018
Nanotubes built from protein crystals: Breakthrough

Nanotubes built from protein crystals: Breakthrough

Researchers have succeeded in constructing protein nanotubes from tiny scaffolds made by cross-linking of engineered protein crystals. The achievement could accelerate the development of artificial enzymes, nano-sized carriers and delivery systems for a host of biomedical and biotechnological applications.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 22, 2018
Prosthetic system allows user to feel again

Prosthetic system allows user to feel again

A new prosthetic hand system with a fully implanted, wirelessly controlled neurostimulator that has restored "feeling" to a person with a hand amputation.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Nov 20, 2018
IDTechEx TVNew epilepsy warning device could save thousands of lives

New epilepsy warning device could save thousands of lives

A new high-tech bracelet detects 85 percent of all severe night-time epilepsy seizures. That is a much better score than any other technology currently available. The researchers involved think that this bracelet can reduce the worldwide number of unexpected night-time fatalities in epilepsy patients.