There Must Be a (Gluco)Angel

The Valencia technological Company Instead has taken a step forward in helping diabetes sufferers. Their bracelet, Glucoangel’ offerers immediate, real time information about glucose levels, detecting any sudden increase or decrease in levels.

Instead Technologies is a technology-based company aimed at helping individuals with disabilities, promoted by a multidisciplinary team of the Miguel Hernández University (Elche, Valencia). Their approach to meet the unique needs of patients with severe disabilities is based on new solutions to assist the recovery from a nervous system injury.

Instead Technologies has developed solutions that are clinically impactful and competitively differentiated for a range of sensitory and motor problems. They also manufacture and distribute intelligent robotic-assisted tools for minimally invasive surgery and customized systems for animal research.

They have also been resposible for the development of devices that are able to interact bidirectionally with the nervous system (recording and stimulation) specifically adapted for brain applications, development of bioinspired models for processing visual information, image processing techniques. Cerebral plasticity studies by means of Functional Magnetic Resonance and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, new therapeutic approaches for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases: Nervous cell protective agents. Metabolism of oxygen in degenerative diseases of the retina. New treatments based on mesoporous silica nanoparticles.

 

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