Pure Tech 10th October 2016

The rise and rise of women in medtech

Female-led teams are bringing game-changing inventions to patients. More of this please… Edel Browne was just 15 when she founded Free Feet – an innovative technology start-up that aims to improve the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease. It began as ...

by Gary Finnegan

Pure Tech 27th September 2016

Spotted: young healthcare innovators!

Most of us have settled back into our school routines by now, but for today’s young medtech innovators, ‘school’ takes on a whole new meaning. Take medical device innovation student Tudor Besleaga, for example. As part of his PhD ...

by Karen Finn

Pure Tech 1st August 2016

The future of fitness? It’s already here

Wearable technologies are packed with sensors that monitor your well-being, correct your posture and offer health tips in real time It’s summer time. The evenings are long, the weather is (mostly) good and you are counting down to vacation. ...

by Gary Finnegan

Pure Tech 21st June 2016

Tiny tech, big promise

The ‘miniaturisation’ revolution could make cancer tests faster, simpler and accessible to all. Look around you. How many computers do you see? Are you reading this on a laptop or a tablet? Your kitchen may have a microwave and a ...

by Gary Finnegan

Pure Tech 2nd June 2016

Floating hospital saves lives on the seas

A former oil tanker with 700 doctors, 5,000 units of blood and 12 operating rooms, this ship is as well-equipped as a large hospital The sheer size of the USNS Comfort and its sister ship, the Mercy is impressive: they are as high ...

by Gary Finnegan

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