For more than 50 years, the R&D 100 Awards have recognized the the most innovative products and services from research and development labs around the world. Now, in this exciting new podcast, co-hosts Paul J. Heney and Aimee Kalnoskas, editors with R&D World magazine, delve into the how and why behind these groundbreaking inventions and talk to the teams that developed and created them.
R&D 100 Episode 5
Co-hosts Paul J. Heney and Aimee Kalnoskas, editors with R&D World magazine delve into the incredible technology behind Abbott’s Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder, a 2020 R&D 100 Award winner. It is a self-expanding, wire mesh device that is inserted through a small incision in a newborn's leg and guided through vessels to the heart. There, it fixes a problem called patent ductus arteriosus. Hear more about how this technology came to be and how it's working in the real world.
R&D 100 Episode 4
Join our co-hosts, Paul J. Heney and Aimee Kalnoskas, editors with R&D World magazine, as they talk about foiling cyber sleuths via some innovative technology that was created at Sandia National Laboratories. On this episode, they discuss a 2017 R&D 100 Award winner, HADES, which isn't just a traditional honeypot, but oh-so-much-more. Paul and Aimee also chat about the upcoming 2021 R&D 100 Awards program and review some recent comments on R&D investment by noted engineer and innovator, Dean Kamen.
R&D 100 Episode 3
Co-hosts Paul J. Heney and Aimee Kalnoskas, editors with R&D World magazine, are day drinking — in the name of science! On this fascinating episode, they delve into a 2020 R&D 100 Award winner, Persedo, which has developed an innovative technology that produces an ultra-premium spirit at a much lower cost than standard methods. Paul and Aimee not only hear from Persedo's Ricky Ford and Greg George on the genesis of this technology, but they try before and after samples of distilled spirits that have gone through the process.
R&D 100 Episode 2
Co-hosts Paul J. Heney and Aimee Kalnoskas, editors with R&D World magazine, talk about the first year of the publication's revamped website and then delve into RETRO Rx, a 2019 R&D 100 Award winner from Los Alamos National Laboratory. RETRO Rx was developed for responding to infectious disease outbreaks and re-emergence events, a very timely topic here in Covid-world.
R&D 100 Episode 1
Join co-hosts Paul J. Heney and Aimee Kalnoskas, editors with R&D World magazine, as they explore the development of the CBCS, a bio-containment system that was an R&D 100 Awards winner in 2016. They talk with MRIGlobal about how this product, developed in response to the 2016 Ebola crisis, was put into action at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. CBCS units safely brought home sick Americans who were trapped overseas after getting sick aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship, a wonderful proof of concept.
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