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Imec has extensive experience in developing sensor-based technology to monitor cardiorespiratory diseases and support patient wellbeing. Moving forward, the research centre has recently been looking into applying wearable sensor technology for so-called motion analysis, specifically in the case of post-operative knee rehabilitation. Working in close collaboration with orthopaedic specialists from Sports Medical centre TopSupport, they have now successfully taken their wearable sensor technology to a next level: providing orthopaedic surgeons and physiotherapists the tools to acquire measurable insights into rehabilitation outcomes.

 


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Graphene Flagship partner Graphmatech, based in Sweden, uses graphene-based materials to drive the transition to a more sustainable world. Demand for more efficient and durable raw materials is soaring, and often the forecasted demand far outstrips the supply. With this new €8.4M investment, Graphmatech will reinforce its position as a leading supplier of graphene-enabled alternative materials.

 


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Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana) engineers have developed a method to transform existing cloth items into battery-free wearables resistant to laundry. These smart clothes are powered wirelessly through a flexible, silk-based coil sewn on the textile.

 


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Plastic Logic, a leader in the design and manufacture of flexible, glass-free electrophoretic displays (EPDs), is providing innovative e-paper display technology for a new hybrid smartwatch from Czech Republic-based start-up, Leitners.

 


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The Chinese company Yeolight Technology (which was spun-off Visionox in May 2015) has recently presented a 0.1mm flexible OLED panel. This is a red OLED panel that is specifically designed for automotive applications.