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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Diagnostics on demand


Inkjet printing innovation opens the door to instant personalised health testing New technology from product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants is set to bring radical innovation to the diagnostics market. Ingenious use of inkjet printing techniques has made it possible to create a diagnostic test cartridge from a single sheet of paper. The breakthrough …




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Early warning of internal bleeding


New system alerts physicians to bleeding complications during interventional procedures Product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants has been selected by biomedical start-up Saranas to help develop an early-warning system for bleeding complications during interventional catheter-based procedures. The device is aimed at medical procedures requiring access to a blood vessel – such as transcatheter aortic …




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