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    Advitos medical devices being tested at the frontline of COVID-19 fight

    22 May, 2020
    Advitos, a Munich-based company supported by the EIT Digital Accelerator, offers a highly technological solution for treating multiple organ failure, which is currently being tested in Intensive Care Units, next to ventilators, to support the treatment of COVID-19 patients.
    Advitos's patented medical devices can support the simultaneous dialysis of three organs (i.e. kidneys, liver & lung) and adjust for blood pH balance. This device is currently being tested to support patients suffer...
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    Rapid development of a portable negative pressure procedural tent

    15 May, 2020

    Healthcare workers face unprecedented risks during the COVID-19 pandemic. The SARS-CoV-2 virus is highly contagious and is transmitted via respiratory droplets, with evidence suggesting the possibility of airborne transmission. Air and surface contamination has been demonstrated four meters from the source. Nosocomial transmission from patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome to healthcare workers has been reported, while many institutions face shortages of personal p...
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    Monitoring COVID-19 from hospital to home: First wearable device continuously tracks key symptoms

    11 May, 2020



    Wireless sensor gently sits on throat to monitor coughs, fever and respiratory activity.


    The more we learn about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the more unknowns seem to arise. These ever-emerging mysteries highlight the desperate need for more data to help researchers and physicians better understand — and treat — the extremely contagious and deadly disease.

    Researchers at Northwestern University and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago have developed...
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    Bosch develops rapid test for COVID-19

    11 May, 2020
    Developed in just six weeks, the rapid test can detect a SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection in patients in under two and a half hours. The test for COVID-19 can help medical facilities make fast diagnoses and play a part in containing the coronavirus pandemic.



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    COVID-19 IgG/IgM Combo Rapid Test Device

    11 May, 2020
    Liming Bio has launched The StrongStep® COVID-19 IgG/IgM Combo Test. It is a rapid immunochromatographic assay for the simultaneous detection of IgG and IgM antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 virus in human whole blood, serum or plasma. The assay is used as an aid in the diagnosis of COVID-19.

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    The Virustatic Shield

    6 May, 2020

    Brand new Virustatic Shield gives anti-viral protection for you and your family. The easy-to-wear snood helps prevent infection.

    The coating is designed to be applied to single-layer materials for pandemic situations. The coating transforms the base material into an anti-viral, multi-functional protective snood. So light and breathable you won’t believe its virus stopping power. Proven to trap and kill airborne enveloped influenza viruses.

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    The future of medical technology devices in the time of COVID-19

    27 Apr, 2020

    In this COVID-19 era, the need for health and care systems to become agile and change is very real.

    As COVID-19 sweeps around the world, we are starting to see countries exit from lockdown, others introducing more stringent lockdown and others relying on the resilience of their health and care systems to allow them to make changes which are more discreet and focused on trying to avoid the economic and political effects of more stringent approaches.


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    EpiShuttle

    20 Apr, 2020

    The EpiShuttle is a single-patient isolation and transport system, designed to provide maximum patient safety and comfort while allowing critical care and treatment to be performed. The EpiShuttle can protect the environment from an infected patient, or protect a vulnerable patient from a contaminated environment.

    The EpiShuttle is a flexible patient transport platform for use in multifarious environments. It has undergone rigorous testing to ensure compliance with CEN 1789 an...
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    Solar-powered hand sanitiser wins ESA-backed hackathon

    17 Apr, 2020
    The disinfection station uses light at wavelengths demonstrated to kill germs but to be safe for skin and eye contact. It was presented by SunCrafter, a German start-up business that uses modules decommissioned by industrial solar farms to provide power to remote communities.



    Lisa Wendzich, founder and chief executive, said that the company – which is based on the Siemens innovation campus in Berlin – was now working with partners to identify how to manufacture significant numb...
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    IMMUTOUCH

    16 Apr, 2020
    Keep germs on your hands out of your mouth, nose, & eyesImmutouch is a smartband that vibrates every time you touch your face, keeping you safe today and building clean habits for tomorrow.


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