Arecor, CPI and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies collaborate


Arecor, CPI and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies collaborate to apply smart formulation approaches in the manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals under a grant awarded by Innovate UK Arecor, the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies have entered into a consortium to collaborate on a two-year R&D project entitled Improved Downstream Operation through Formulation Innovation, supported …




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Innovating for emerging markets


A low-cost, portable surgical system the size of a small suitcase could transform the treatment of patients in emerging markets. The Ekano concept, created by product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants, is aimed at laparoscopic surgeons in mid-tier and rural hospitals in countries such as India and China. Laparoscopy systems enable surgeons to perform …




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Setting the pace


Breakthrough smart implant design to treat heart failure receives CE mark approval   The world’s first wireless cardiac pacing system for heart failure has achieved European CE mark approval. The WiSE™ (wireless stimulation endocardially) technology has been developed by EBR Systems, in collaboration with product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants. The groundbreaking technology could …




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Breathe a sigh of relief


Young innovators gather to help improve the lives of patients with respiratory disease An immersive gaming experience to give children a taste of life with respiratory problems and discourage them from taking up smoking – that was the winning innovation from the UK’s recent BREATHE Respiratory Hackathon. The event at Imperial College London brought together …




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Red Dot Design Award for KiCoPen


International acclaim for smart insulin pen concept from Cambridge Consultants Product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants has won a prestigious Red Dot Design Award for its KiCoPen smart insulin pen concept. The company was up against nearly 5,000 entries from 63 countries in the design concept category of the awards – one of the …




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Combining Cambridge Technologies for the future of healthcare


Cambridge Science Park tenants are invited to attend the forthcoming Combining Cambridge Technologies for the Future of healthcare conference which takes place on 1st October at the Cambridge City Hotel, Downing Street Cambridge. Delegate places cost £65 for the day conference. The objective for the day is to initiate a debate about how using and combining healthcare technologies …




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The future of neuromodulation


Why the industry needs to shift to high-volume, low-cost, disease-management solutions Miniaturised implants providing targeted nerve stimulation – perhaps even put in place via a simple injection in the doctor’s surgery. That’s the vision for the future of neuromodulation painted by product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants. The company says demand for mass-market therapies …




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