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Drug delivery and the Internet of Medical Things

Important advancements within medical technology are opening up new possibilities for the healthcare industry to redefine itself through the use of devices able to provide, collect, analyse, and convey data.

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Evolving spaces – the connected bathroom

At PDD we’ve taken a look at a range of smart and connected products for the bathroom that aim to harness technology for wellness in an unobtrusive way.

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Shades of wellness

Brands are set to elevate their offerings to match the new consumption habits and, as we have seen earlier this year at design events across the world, the concept of sustainability is set to surround our lives both physically and emotionally.

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Planet and Me – personal, social and environmental

Kids today… born into the digital world, these digital natives are switched on, savvy and influential.

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Human Factors – more than simulated use

Advances in medical technology are opening up new possibilities within the health care domain.

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E-learning programme powered by Skillsoft and PDD

The online learning programme enables organisations to access various video-based courses and effective tools needed to discover and define opportunities, brainstorm, prototype and test solutions.

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Design Innovation in Plastics Competition 2019

Organised yearly by the Institute of Materials & Mining (IOM3) and the Worshipful Company of Horners, the Design Innovation in Plastics competition brings together creative young minds to tackle some of the most pressing global issues.

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Bio-plastics: a sustainable choice or just a rubbish alternative?

Concerns about plastics impacting both the environment and our health are now firmly in the spotlight. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to the problem and the race is on to develop materials that will potentially, one day replace plastics.

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Fashion trends: technologically-sustainable

Some might say that a relationship between fashion and sustainability is nothing but a paradox, especially when the former is the World’s second largest polluter and has repeatedly been accused of unethical behaviour.

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Psychology of packaging and water consumption

A study published in the International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management pointed out that the visual appearance of packaging is the most important indicator of quality and can help customers build trust towards the brand and even give it a try, despite never having heard of it before.

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London Design Week 2019

From 14-22 September, London Design Festival and London Design Fair have taken over the city with multiple installations, events and trade shows.

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Ten most innovative products spotted at IFA 2019

September 4th, Berlin – the city was once again home to the world’s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances.

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Millennials demanding eco products but not willing to compromise on quality & efficacy

Here at PDD we love exploring the intersection between trends and key sectors. So we’ve put together a short snap-shot series looking at trends within Homecare and what they could mean to the fragrance and packaging sectors.

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Precision medicine: a customised journey

Customisation and personalisation; concepts that are rapidly becoming “de riguer” for the millennial generation. The consequence is that expectations around tailor made solutions are growing.

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Chronic Conditions & Adherence

Within the context of chronic conditions, the administration of the therapy is often performed by the patient. As a consequence, home-use devices for self-treatment, such as inhalers or blood pressure kits must be functionally reliable and easy to use for patients with little to no prior experience in performing such tasks.

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Technology comes in where doctors cannot

Mobile phone software applications are a ubiquitous part of society. In 2018, there were estimated to be 205.4 billion smartphone health app downloads (worldwide). In 2021 this figure is expected to rise to over 352.9 billion.

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Culture: PDD and the return of a legendary punk band

PDD is proud to sponsor The Damned – the greatest surviving British Punk band on the launch of their first album after ten years.

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A sustainable life beyond the Earth

Can the technology available on Earth be used on a different planet and is that enough to make sustainable living possible in space?

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Humans’ health in the outer space

Interplanetary travel is now often seen as an exciting, open and limitless opportunity that humanity should focus on moving forward.

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How human-centred is space travel?

Exactly 50 years ago on this day, Neil Armstrong, Edwin Eugene (Buzz) Aldrin and Michael Collins embarked on the Apollo 11 spacecraft mission headed to the Moon

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