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Telangana launches Project Tej

The Government of Telangana have launched Project Tej, in association with a platform MedTechConnect, during the BioAsia 2020-Biotech and Life Sciences forum of the state. The Project aims at creating a platform to help entrepreneurs test their ideas in medical technology field. The state’s Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad (RICH) and MedTechConnect signed a ..

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USFDA approves world’s first contact lens that automatically darkens when exposed to bright light

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved use of Acuvue Oasys Contact Lenses with Transitions Light Intelligent Technology, world’s first contact lens that automatically darkens when exposed to bright light. It is first of its kind contact lens to incorporate same technology that is used in eyeglasses that automatically darken in the sun. ..

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Noxeno: Nasal foreign body removal device launched

Government has launched Noxeno, a nasal foreign body removal device developed by start-up InnAccel Technologies Private Limited, Bangalore. It was developed by fellow trained under Biodesign program. Noxeno is It is first dedicated tool for anterior nasal foreign body (NFB) removal that allows doctors in any setting to quickly and safely remove objects that people ..

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11 Annual MedTech Summit of Biodesign Programme held in New Delhi

The XIth Annual MedTech Summit of Biodesign Programme was held in New Delhi. It was inaugurated by Minister of Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change Dr. Harsh Vardhan. The summit was organised by Department of Biotechnology (DBT) under the Bio Design Programme. It was attended by leaders of government organisations, ..

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Scientists develop smart bandage to promote better, faster healing

Scientists from US have developed a smart bandage that can precisely control dose and delivery schedule of medication tailored for a specific type of wound, leading to faster healing. This is the first bandage that is capable of dose-dependent drug release and can be used to heal chronic wounds or battlefield injuries. Moreover, this platform ..

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