The medical device of the future can be built with a layered graphene casing. Image created by StarFish Medical Industrial Designer, Kimberly Nguyen
The October 20, 2015 online edition of MedTech Intelligence features a MEDdesign guest column by Nigel Syrotuck, StarFish Medical Mechanical Engineer. 12 Ways Graphene Will Transform Medical Devices explores the ways that new carbon material, graphene, will impact medical devices.
Nigel gives a brief overview of graphene and its use in non-medical products, then contemplates how the material will enable profound changes in medical devices. The column includes an illustration created by StarFish Medical Industrial Designer, Kimberly Nguyen.