Medical technology Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
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. ..
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 ..
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, ..
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 ..
Scientists in the United Kingdom (UK) have developed the world’s smallest surgical robot called Versius. It was developed using low-cost technology used in mobile phones and space industries. The robot can mimic human arm and can be used to carry out a wide range of surgical procedures. It can be controlled by a surgeon using ..