Harro Höfliger has entered a strategic collaboration with peptech GmbH. The high-tech start-up from Kernen im Remstal near Stuttgart specializes in flexible and printed electronics, for use in medical technology. The possible uses range from monitoring the stretch of an elastic bandage to measuring the fingertip pressure of a prosthetic hand.
Thanks to this special technology, sensors can be used where it was previously not technically possible. As part of the cooperation,
Harro Höfliger and peptech will carry out joint development studies, with an aim to supplement existing processes with these new technologies. In some projects, special pressure sensors are used, which are highly flexible and thinner than a human hair.