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Becoming Cyborg: 10 Amazing MedTech Inventions

15-Dec-2015

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Some of the best developments from 2015:

Google contact lens with wireless chip and glucose sensor

Intarcia’s insulin implant successful phase III trial

iLet Bionic Pancreas

Organs-on-Chips include the heart, liver, lungs and gut

Carmat’s Artificial Heart – uses biological tissues and adapts to blood pressure

Bionic Eyes

SmartBone artificial bone substitute

3D Printed Protheses

Organovo – bioprinting tissues layer by layer

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Academia

Private research university in Boston, Massachusetts

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Company creating living platforms that emulate the complexities of human biology.

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Biomedical company focused on research, development and production of medical devices for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine

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3D Cell-Based Solutions for Drug Discovery.

Health Organisation

Largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School located in Boston

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Company that offers OrganoPlates and develops human tissue and disease models.

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UK-based company that develops low-cost bionic hands

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Company specialized in neuromodulation to restore a form of prosthetic vision to compensate for blindness.

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Second Sight develops, manufactures and markets implantable visual prosthetics