Medicine

Smart farming facilitates change for pharmacy, medicine and nature. What would it be like if we no longer had to travel far for certain medicinal plants, cut down rainforests, and carry out time-consuming searches? Dr. Rafael Jordan talks about a project that can save lives and furthermore protect the environment. Additionally, it can make medical care affordable for everyone. Plants for medicine cannot simply grow in every greenhouse. In this case botany and microintegration belong close together in some cases.

Tracking Environmental Factors Affecting Lung Diseases with Sensor Armbands

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cystic fibrosis (CF) are lung diseases that cause high mortality. The EU-wide REMEDIA project develops technologies for measuring environmental influences that have an impact on these diseases. Four Fraunhofer Institutes are part of the…

HOW LIGHT CAN MAKE LIVING WITH DIABETES MORE CONVENIENT

Non-invasive blood glucose monitoring systems are one of the hottest topics in current medical technology. That is one of the reasons why the FMD space, which Fraunhofer IZM is a part of, endowed the idea of the start-up Quantune Technologies…

NEXT LEVEL 3D PRINTING WITH THERMAL RADIATION

Driven by curiosity and the spirit of discovery, Adam Rumjahn founded his own start-up: Orion AM. His vision is to use industrial additive manufacturing for advanced applications, using aerospace-grade polymers. 3D printing with these super-plastics is a revolutionary prospect for…

SMART FARMING: FACILITATING CHANGE FOR PHARMACY, MEDICINE, AND NATURE

What would it be like if we no longer had to travel far for certain medicinal plants, cut down rainforests, and carry out time-consuming searches? We interviewed Dr. Rafael Jordan about a project that can save lives, protect the environment,…