UFMG scientists create a sensor to know the age of newborns

Na Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), pesquisadores desenvolveram um equipamento para ajudar a identificar a idade do bebê no caso de gestações com tempo indeterminado e, assim, evitar situações mais graves. Jornal: TV BrasilData: 18/11/2022Disponível em: https://tvbrasil.ebc.com.br/node/192379

LED device measures prematurity of babies

Equipment developed by the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) can determine the prematurity of babies using LED light. The test is performed on the sole of the newborn’s foot. The equipment awaits approval from the National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA). Newspaper: Voz do BrasilDate: 16/11/2022Available in: https://redenacionalderadio.ebc.com.br/programas/materias-da-voz/16-11-22-luana-karen-pesquisa-led-bebes.mp3/view

Purple November: month dedicated to prematurity awareness

It is essential to provide immediate care to a baby born before 37 weeks and knowing precisely the gestational age helps to define medical procedures. Equipment developed by the Federal University of Minas Gerais calculates the baby’s age with 94% accuracy. The information is defined by the maturity of the skin, intensified by means of […]

O TEMPO: UFMG researchers create device with LED light to help premature babies

The test is done on the sole of the baby’s foot with a device slightly larger than a thermometer. The LED light focuses differently on newborns aged nine months and those born prematurely, and the Preemie-Test makes the calculation based on skin penetration. Newspaper: O TEMPODate: 10/29/2022Available in: https://www.otempo.com.br/brasil/pesquisadores-da-ufmg-criam-aparelho-com-luz-de-led-para-ajudar-prematuros-1.2758301

Inauguration of the Sonuma Business Complex

On May 5, 2021, the Inauguration of the Sonuma Business Complex took place in Figueiró dos Vinhos, Portugal, where Birthtech Europa is based. The CEO of Birthtech was present and can demonstrate the use of our device, Preemie-test, to your excellence the Minister of Territorial Cohesion, Profa. Dra. Ana Abrunhosa.

Bioinnovation challenge movimenta a Feira Hospitalar 2019

Realizado na última semana na Feira Hospitalar, o BioInnovation Challenge (BIC) promoveu conexões entre startups e grandes empresas, estimulando a troca de conhecimento e a efetivação de negócios.https://www.youtube.com/embed/Yz2Y_gF4pwA Criado a partir de uma ação conjunta do BiotechTown com a Anbiotec Brasil, o BioInnovation Challenge (BIC) aconteceu durante os dias 22 e 23 de maio durante a Feira Hospitalar […]

Newborn skin reflection: Proof of concept for a new approach for predicting gestational age at birth. A cross-sectional study

Abstract  Background Current methods to assess the gestational age during prenatal care or at birth are a global challenge. Disadvantages, such as low accessibility, high costs, and imprecision of clinical tests and ultrasonography measurements, may compromise health decisions at birth, based on the gestational age. Newborns’ organs and tissues can indirectly indicate their physical maturity, […]