Limbitless Bionic Prosthetics

“Children with disabilities will always belong” – Limbitless Bionic Kids NPO 1.What is it? Limbitless is a Non- Profit Organisation (NPO) providing children with free bionic prosthetics and running various projects to uplift disabled children in society.  The bionic prosthetics are 3D printed by a team of engineers who are advancing the field of personalised prosthetics…

Proximie – Surgical Pokémon Go

Virtually “scrub-in” to any surgical theatre in the world with Proximie! 1.What is it? An Augmented Reality (AR) platform connecting surgeons and students internationally to teach and guide peers virtually in real- time. NHS N3 approved SAAS system in the UK 2. Why is it important? WHO studies show a global misdistribution of surgeons worldwide,…

The Supersuit

This device, a super suit, provides the ability to reduce back pain and stress to ensure an easier lifestyle for those suffering. Most current solutions are either unproven, unworkable or not ineffective enough to people.  This wearable tech enables the ability to be incorporated within a lifestyle. 1.What is it? An artificial muscle attachment to…

Project Innereye Radiomics

AI is currently the new big thing and it’s really here, this is based on an FDA approved platform- TeraRecon.  1.What is it? An AI tool which accurately identifies cancerous cells from healthy cells using an image- recognition algorithm with extreme precision boundaries. The system uses a Natural User Interface (NUI) which is compatible with…

CRISPR/Cas9- Genome editing

CRISPR technology is reshaping genetics as we know it, moving us onto a new level of personalised medicine.  1.What is it? CRISPR – Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats CRISPR/ Cas9 is a DNA phage- enzyme complex which can remove and insert genetic material with high specificity and sensitivity, as a complex exclusive to the…

iKnife makes the cut

Where the knife directs the surgeon. 1. What is it? An intelligent knife also known as the “sniffing scalpel.” This device is an electrosurgical knife attached to a mass spectrometer which detects the boundary between healthy and cancerous tissue in surgery in real-time.

Fabrican – Spray your own band aid

Fabrican is innovating the way a spray can applies plasters and bandages to support injuries in healthcare to a more personalised approach. 1. What is it? A non-woven fabric which can be sprayed straight onto skin. The material is a mixture of synthetic and natural fibres including linen, wool and silk.