Soft Devices for Healthcare Monitoring Applications
Poster Apr 08, 2015
Laura López, Carlos Carenas, Carme de Haro, Cristina Casellas, Elisenda Reixach, Marta Cot, Rosa Rodriguez, Paul Lacharmoise, Úrbez Santana
The next generation of wearables or ‘mobile clothing’ have to address the new concepts and messages of our changing society, and adapt to the needs and expectations of the user and to the new digital reality. Printed electronics technologies and the world of smart fabrics, will partly account for these disruptive wearable solutions.
Printed Electronics allow the creation of new and innovative functionalized textile products, in the demanding and highly specialized world of Medical Devices. The main aim of this whole new sector is to produce wearable, conformable, flexible and low-cost textile-based devices bringing innovative solutions to different markets.
The immune system is a striking example of an integrated information system, engaged in coordinated host-protective activities. Organs-on-chip approach (OOC) models allow the direct simultaneous observation of hundreds of different cells, moving, interacting and responding to signals coming from the microenvironment nearby, that give access to a number of parameters describing the system that must be properly measured and elaborated.READ MORE