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Innovations Award 2012, Design and Production - Self-retracting medical needle: Nottingham Trent University and Olberon Ltd

On this project Nottingham Trent University collaborated with Olberon Medical Innovation to develop a self-retracting medical needle. It is estimated that there are approximately 25 million intravenous injections, or cannulations, in the UK each year, with up to a third expected to fail on the first attempt. This innovative design addresses this issue by significantly reducing the number of failed intravenous injections.

Front cover of the Innovations Award 2012, Design and Production - Self-retracting medical needle: Nottingham Trent University and Olberon Ltd report

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