Innovative Fabric & Printed Electronics to Improve Healthcare

The Holst Center was extremely impressive! Advancements in fabrics, flexible + printed   electronics, and processes that weave fabric and technology together are quite exciting when it comes to healthcare. For example, the EKG monitor of the future weighs <10 grams and supports wireless transmission of medical grade data. Another example we learned about is a lightweight thin light therapy device can accelerate the healing process. Feeling about as substantial as a temporary tattoo, these tiny devices pack a healthcare punch!

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