Materialise develops 3D Printed Oxygen Mask to address ventilator shortage

Belgium-based 3D printing company Materialise has developed the Materialise NIP Connector, a device to convert standard equipment available in most hospitals, into a mask to facilitate breathing for patients by creating positive pressure in the lungs. These assembled masks allow clinicians to reduce the time patients need access to mechanical ventilators, which helps to reduce…

How advancements in print have made marketing more efficient

Is print marketing outdated? It's tempting to think so - but, as various business heavyweights from the Forbes Communications Council have observed, print still has its place in marketing. For example, the likes of cards and brochures can leave lasting impressions on luxury consumers. In our primarily digital-driven age, print can help companies to stand…

CES 2019: Autonomous cars among UK motor industry’s greatest strengths, Liam Fox says

Autonomous and low-emission vehicles are one of the UK motor industry’s “greatest strengths”, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said during his visit to technology show CES. Speaking at an event hosted by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), Dr Fox said the British automotive industry was at the forefront of “the biggest transformation…

Scientists design ingestible electronic pill that can be controlled wirelessly

An electronic capsule that can be ingested and controlled wirelessly to deliver drugs has been designed by scientists, in an effort to reduce surgical procedures. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology believe that the device could be used to provide drugs to users for a variety of diseases that require medication over longer periods…