Wednesday, 7 February 2007

Press Release: Innos Selected To Develop And Fabricate Device For DTI Funded ‘Self-Energising Implantable Medical Micro Systems’ Project

...Consortium Of Medical Industry’s Top Specialists And Microelectronics Companies To Research Healthcare Benefits Of Microgenerators...

Innos, the UK’s leading research and development company for innovations in nanoscale technology, today announced that it is part of a consortium that has won funding from the DTI to research the medical applications of a MEMs (Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems) microgenerator. The two-year Self-Energising Implantable Medical Micro Systems (SIMM) project will prototype a device capable of harvesting energy from movement in or on the body. It will provide power and prolong the life of electronic medical implant devices such as cardiac pacemakers, prosthetic joint wear monitors and nerve stimulation.

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