Category Archives: Health Care

Meet ISOPA at UTECH 2015!

UTECH 2015, the leading international event for the polyurethanes industry, will take place in Maastricht on 14-15-16 April 2015.

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The cold food chain, a key ally for development policy

New Year, new resolutions! As the world’s biggest donor of the official development assistance (ODA), the European Union decided for … Continue reading...

Can Europe deliver clean air?

Did you know Europeans spend 90% of their time indoors? This was just one of many figures presented by … Continue reading...

LIFE-SAVING POLYURETHANE FOAM

New polyurethane technology could radically change medicine!

It’s done. Polyurethanes have finally exceeded our highest expectations. We already discovered how … Continue reading...

Polyurethanes: Eliminating noise pollution

A report published by the European Heart Network highlighted some shocking statistics: each year, cardiovascular disease (CVD) causes over 4 … Continue reading...

Polyurethanes: Tackling disease and sustainability

Running a hospital is a difficult job. The constant flow of people, doctors, admin, patients, you name it, within its … Continue reading...

The Total Artificial Heart

It might look more like a futuristic skipping rope, but the Total Artificial Heart (TAH) from Syncardia Systems has already saved the lives of 950 people worldwide. The TAH, which utilises polyurethane technology, is designed to treat total biventricular heart failure – when both sides of the heart are failing to pump blood through the body.