Mizuho Ikakogyo Takes Top Prize at MEDTEC Japan Innovation Awards

Mizuho Ikakogyo’s HyperEye Medical System.

NEC Develops Mass Production of Carbon Nanohorns, Drug Delivery Among Applications

Japanese computer giant NEC Corp. (Tokyo) has developed a technology to mass produce nano carbon materials in a horn-shaped structure. Because of their shape and the absence of metallic impurities, the so-called carbon nanohorns may have applications in drug-delivery systems.

Toyobo Develops Tubes to Regenerate Damaged Nerves

Toyobo Co., a maker of synthetic fibres headquartered in Osaka, Japan, has developed resorbable 

Japan’s Medical Device Market Is Getting Better . . .


A Yen for Change

Published: July 29, 2010
A Yen for Change

Japanese Researchers Make Inroads in Development of Less-Invasive Brain-Machine Interface

May 29, 2012 – 1:22 am