Smart Implants

Increasing numbers of people are suffering from chronic conditions. Through the creation of tiny, fully integrated real-time measurement systems, smart implants are bringing the benefits of laboratory-grade telemetry to their lives.

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The management of chronic conditions is at a critical point. The World Health Organisation expect chronic disease to account for 73% of all deaths globally by 2020. And the rising cost of care has led these patients – encouraged by their payers - to opt to leave hospitals sooner, and go home sicker. 

One of the ways that this complex set of challenges will be addressed is through advancements in smart implants, transformed by microfabrication technology from a staple of medical research into a practical real-world tool.

Successful developments in this field require state-of-the-art miniaturised sensor technologies robust enough to withstand the forces within the human body. Expertise in actuator miniaturisation, use of biocompatible materials for biofouling mitigation, innovative power sources, ultra-low power through-body communications and highly efficient signal processing techniques are all needed to bring these devices to fruition.

With experience in medical device development, understanding of clinical workflow and in-house microfabrication facilities, TTP is ideally placed to support organisations working in this technically challenging market.  

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