Background Reports 2022 -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

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French high-tech for medicine – Highlight tour at the Business France EPIC pavilion

14/11/2022

Straight from the heart of Europe, a number of high-tech companies are coming to COMPAMED 2022. The Business France EPIC pavilion brings 26 French companies and their ideas directly into hall 8b. We talked to some of them.
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New ideas for medical packaging materials

13/10/2022

Ideas for new materials and designs for medical devices can only emerge if researchers and developers also consider later production steps and trends. At Minnesota Rubber and Plastic, the Innovation Center focuses on developing materials that are a perfect fit for later use. Don Bonati and Tim Reski explain how.
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Better than humans: Laboratory robot for nanoparticle production

02/08/2022

In the laboratory, robots can take over important tasks and perform them in a more targeted manner, for example in the synthesis of nanoparticles. Karl Geiger from Goldfuß engineering GmbH and Dr. Sofia Dembski from the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC explain the development and the system in the video.
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LED wound dressings for chronic wounds: Better wound care with light and sensors

18/05/2022

Chronic wounds place a heavy burden on patients and the healthcare system. The Institute of Textile Technology at RWTH Aachen University is therefore designing a novel wound dressing that will intelligently support wound healing with light therapy and sensors.
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Extra sharp imaging for medicine: Camera concept with neutrons

21/03/2022

A team of researchers at the Technical University of Munich has developed a neutron-based camera concept that can take much sharper pictures of the inside of certain objects than previous systems. Even in fossilized material, details become discernible. Such as in fossils or metal.
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Networks of interactive implants: Developments in communication and energy transmission

17/02/2022

Active implants can be used to monitor various bodily functions. They can also send impulses to the heart, hearing or electrical prostheses. At the same time, they are becoming smaller and smaller - and, if possible, will soon be supplied with energy from outside the body.
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