Ceramic Industry News

Piezo Technologies Receives NIST ATP Grant for Surgery Devices

October 22, 2002
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Piezo Technologies has been awarded a national grant to develop "High Power Piezoelectric Ceramics and Novel Ultrasound Therapeutic Devices for Minimally Invasive Surgery." The grant was awarded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) through its Advanced Technology Program (ATP). The ATP only funds high-risk R&D projects that promise significant commercial payback and widespread benefits for the nation. Piezo Technologies and its participating subcontractors will receive $2 million from NIST over the three-year life of the project. The total project cost is expected to be more than $2.5 million. The ultimate goal of the project is to develop minimally invasive surgery devices that would be used to treat a wide range of disorders. The project will be focused on developing miniaturized medical devices that can be introduced into the body through a transarterial catheter, or a laproscopic or transesophageal device, eliminating the need for more invasive surgery procedures.

For more information, visit http://www.PiezoTechnologies.com .

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Ceramic Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

June 2014 Issue Highlights

Our June 2014 issue is now available!

Podcasts

Manufacturing Day 2014

Manufacturing Day organizers share their insights with Managing Editor Kelsey Seidler.

More Podcasts

Ceramic Industry Magazine

CI September 2014 cover

2014 September

You won't want to miss the CI Top 10, traditionally our most popular article of the year!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE CERAMIC INDUSTRY STORE

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\Ceramics Industry\handbook of advanced ceramics.gif
Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Machining

Ceramics, with their unique properties and diverse applications, hold the potential to revolutionize many industries, including automotive and semiconductors.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Directories

CI Data Book July 2012

Ceramic Industry's Directories including Components, Equipment Digest, Services, Data Book & Buyers Guide, Materials Handbook and much more!

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40google+ icon 40px