Innovation Education partnerships: Rice University hosted a visit of Olusola Oke, University of Ibadan, Nigeria Design Studio Assistant Manager Contributors: Carrie Noxon, Emily Bull, Ashley Taylor, and Nicole MorenoInvention Education improves lives through invention...
Fellow Spotlight: Natalie Michell, Celsi Warmer Study Kenya
Contributors: Carrie Noxon, Emily Bull, and Nicole MorenoRice360 Institute for Global Health Technologies offers post-baccalaureate fellowships for exceptional early-career engineers with an interest in medical technology for low-resource settings. The Rice360 fellows...
NEST360 Innovation Landscape, 1st edition
Announcing the first edition of the Innovation Landscape! A resources that that catalogs innovations from NEST360 university partners. These innovations are created by students and aim to solve real healthcare challenges identified by their invention education curriculum.
Kellogg School Article: How faculty research is delivering critical medical care to newborns
By untangling complicated supply chain challenges, these global health experts are helping to bring life-saving technologies to doctors in four African nations — and counting.
NEST360 Newborn Technology Landscape 8th edition
The 8th edition of the Newborn Technology Landscape is now live. There has been exciting growth across the 8th Edition as the Landscape now features over 100 different newborn technologies!
AAP Journal Blog on Bilispec Study
American Academy of Pediatrics Journal recently published a blog on a study conducted by a team of physicians and scientists, including lead authors Alyssa Shapiro and Jessica Anderson from Rice University, on a neonatal jaundice point-of-care detection device (Bilispec).
Sepsis diagnostic device added to NEST360 NTL ed. 7
A new technology has been added to the sepsis diagnostic product category in the 7th edition of the NEST360 Newborn Technology Landscape. FINDER® by Baebies is the first sepsis diagnostic device featured and is an ultra-rapid, fully integrated platform for use with neonatal populations. According to the device developer, the system is intended to be used in moderate complexity settings by healthcare professionals.
A Look into Biomedical Engineers and Technicians (BMET) Training
This quarter, the NEST Kenya team led biomedical training at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. Biomedical training focuses on providing biomedical engineers and technicians with skills in proper repair and maintenance of NEST technologies during planned preventive and corrective maintenance.
Fourth Annual Malawi Innovators Design Competition – Winners Announced
The 2022 MIDC was coordinated by the Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS), Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST), and the National Commission of Science & Technology (NCST), brought together university student-innovators who presented low-cost technologies they had designed to address local challenges in resource-limited settings.