Springboard Blog

Our take on the world of device development, healthcare and technical consulting.

STEM Outreach: why it’s so important and how to get started

19 June 2020

Does anyone know what engineering is? Silence. Elizabeth and I looked at each other and knew we had come to…

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7 ways to get your sensors to work

12 June 2020

From drug delivery devices to lightbulbs, the use of sensors can add immense benefits such as improving the product’s efficiency,…

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Guides, brownies and rangers gathered round different model bridges made of Lego

Using LEGO to tackle gender inequality in STEM

6 April 2020

On Saturday 1st February at Ely College, the first large-scale STEM day organised by Girlguiding Cambridgeshire East took place. One of the volunteers was Elizabeth,…

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NIS use steps

Development of a new high-performance autoinjector

3 April 2020

Prefilled syringes have become the standard format for delivering new biologic drugs.  However, they suffer from various issues, such as:…

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Example lab work

Springboard offers medical device expertise to tackle COVID-19

24 March 2020

One of Springboard’s three motivations is to help peoples’ lives around the world. The current pandemic of COVID-19 is concerning…

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Superficial attraction: better membranes through surface science

27 January 2020

Water is a multifaceted actor in our lives, being variously an ingredient in food, a domestic service, a carrier for…

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