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Whitepaper

The future of patient monitoring

1st Jul 2019

Patient monitoring is an inherent part of patient management. Intermittent and continuous measurements have a range of uses, from defining disease states and characterising progression to informing therapeutic approaches and...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Digital security
  • Digital service innovation
  • Human factors
  • Product realisation
  • Sensing
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

The challenge of scale down models

10th May 2021

Scale-down models have become a popular development tool, especially in the bioprocessing industry. But how do you make them robust and reproducible?

  • Bioinnovation
Opinion

Our core technology is at the heart of the world’s first FDA-approved fully at-home COVID-19 test

22nd Jan 2021

The rapid, at home COVID-19 antigen test from digital diagnostics company Ellume features core technology from Cambridge Consultants. Read how this FDA approved test is set to be a game-changer in the global pandemic.

  • Bioinnovation
  • Digital health
  • Fluids & thermodynamics
  • Sensing
Webinar

The path to a sustainable future for inhalation products

17th Dec 2020

Dan Cowen, Senior Consultant at Cambridge Consultants, presented at Drug Delivery to the Lungs (DDL) - Christmas Lectures and talked about the path to a sustainable future for inhalation products. Watch his presentation to learn how sustainability in inhalation products can be achieved whilst maintaining safety and efficacy at the core.

  • Human factors
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Medical device sustainability takes centre stage at DDL2020

16th Dec 2020

Sustainability emerged as a hot and emotive topic at this year’s Drug Delivery to the Lungs (DDL) conference, read Donal Taylor's thoughts on other key trends that emerged.

  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • Physical sciences
  • Product realisation
Opinion

It’s time to start removing the barriers to sustainability in personal drug delivery devices

9th Dec 2020

Matt Garwood challenges the medical device development status quo. If we embrace a bold, comprehensive response that begins at the concept stage and ends with the device user, it is possible to challenge conventional thinking and change for the better.  

  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • Physical sciences
  • Product realisation
Opinion

Neuropathy screening from diabetic retinopathy images – a deep learning breakthrough

7th Dec 2020

People with diabetes have an increased risk of developing serious health problems, including neuropathy. We’ve developed an AI-based system, in partnership with eminent specialists, to assess the presence of neuropathy from retinal images.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital health
Opinion

Could a radical approach to mass screening conquer COVID this winter?

27th Nov 2020

The next step in the fight against coronavirus looks set to be mass screening of whole cities and towns. Symon Cotton, Head of Life Sciences at Cambridge Consultants, believes that so-called multipool screening could make all the difference to the success of this approach during the current second wave of the virus.

  • Dispense
Opinion

A roadmap is needed to drive improved inhaler sustainability

20th Nov 2020

Metered-dose inhalers account for 3.5% of the UK National Health Service’s carbon footprint and are tagged as a carbon hotspot. But there is no reason that sustainability has to come at the cost of clinical benefit. 

  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • Physical sciences
  • Product realisation
Opinion

Mixing it up – a possible way to provide COVID-19 testing for all

26th Oct 2020

Symon Cotton explores the use of pooled testing techniques for deploying mass Covid testing.  

  • Bioinnovation
Opinion

Shooting for the moon: how to test 10 million samples for COVID-19

23rd Oct 2020

In September the UK government announced Operation Moonshot – to deliver the mass screening of 10 million samples for COVID-19 every day. Andrew Goulter takes a pragmatic look at five key areas of focus if we are to increase screening efficiency and capacity. 

  • Dispense
Opinion

Is Rust the next weapon in medical implant cybersecurity?

20th Oct 2020

Ryan Chaves explores some of the approaches currently being used – or considered – to address concerns over the cybersecurity of implanted medical devices.

  • Digital health
  • Digital security