Medical Engineering

The development of medical equipment, products and technical procedures is characterized by high research and development costs in a variety of fields related to the study of human medicine.

innovations-report provides informative and stimulating reports and articles on topics ranging from imaging processes, cell and tissue techniques, optical techniques, implants, orthopedic aids, clinical and medical office equipment, dialysis systems and x-ray/radiation monitoring devices to endoscopy, ultrasound, surgical techniques, and dental materials.

Engineers develop a ‘magnetic tentacle robot’

… to pass into the narrow tubes of the lung. Engineers and scientists have developed proof of concept for a robot that can reach some of the smallest bronchial tubes…

Point-of-care diagnostics for multiple diseases, courtesy of photonics technology

COVID 19 has turned PCR and other antigen tests from tools known only to medical professionals into an everyday experience for all of us. To mark the successful completion of…

A new brain-computer interface with a flexible backing

The flexible backing allows arrays of micro-scale needles to conform to the contours of the brain, which improves high-resolution brain recording. Engineering researchers have invented an advanced brain-computer interface with…

Facilitation infectious and immune disease and cancer diagnostics

Harvard Wyss Institute’s eRapid sensor technology licensed to Antisoma Therapeutics. The low-cost multiplexed electrochemical biomarker detection platform will be commercialized in point-of-care diagnostics to be put into the hands of…

Advances in micro-computed tomography

Researchers in biomedical physics and biology have significantly improved micro-computed tomography, more specifically imaging with phase contrast and high brilliance x-ray radiation. They have developed a new microstructured optical grating…

Measuring pulse waves with a hair-thin patch

A pulse wave is a wave in which the blood flow – that originates from the heartbeat – is transmitted to the body. It is an important biosignal that indicates…

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