The piece, a flexible titanium thorax, has enabled the patient to retain movement in the upper trunk following the operation and has substantially improved breathing. | According to the team, this intervention is a world first.
Q1. “Roll to roll” technology is one of the main pillars of the work done at PRODINTEC; do you think it is the future?
In our case it is the present, because since December 2012 in our Gijon facilities, we have had a manufacturing pilot line for printed electronics for the production of high added value products on low cost flexible materials. Therefore, with this line it is possible to obtain with a high degree of functionality, products that are able to have traceability or a connection with their environment (internet of things).