PAU Returns from ISIF'21 with 3 Awards


Pamukkale University (PAU) and Pamukkale Technocity Executive Inc., which applied to the 6th Istanbul International Invention Fair (ISIF'21) with 4 patents, won 1 gold and 1 bronze medal, and an invention was awarded the WIPO Best Academician Invention Gold Award.

PAU Technology Faculty Biomedical Engineering Department faculty member Prof. Dr. Ahmet Koluman and his students; Mahmed Sari Njjar and Rezzan Zengin won the WIPO Best Academician Invention Gold Award with the dressing system they developed called “Smart Dressing”. 'Smart Dressing', a system developed for the healing of diabetic wounds, is a system designed to reduce healing time in chronic and diabetes wounds and to increase patient comfort by reducing signs of inflammation. It was developed by combining the physical forces of electrical stimulation with the clinical effects of chitosan in wound healing to accelerate wound healing and create an antimicrobial effect.

The patent named Graphene-Magnetic Nanoparticle Composite Artificial Eardrum”  developed by PAU Technology Faculty Biomedical Engineering Department Lecturer Assoc. Dr. Cumhur Gökhan Ünlü and students; Aleyna Akçay, Çiğdem Yener, Elif Gökoğlan, Hatice Dilay Yazıcı, Hatice Nur Koyun, Sinem Karatekin, won the gold medal at ISIF'21. The main objective of the invention is to produce an artificial ear membrane modeling the operation of the eardrum, which can be a solution for patients with hearing impairment by using the possibilities brought by nanotechnology, and to develop this design as a Cochlear Implant.

The patent named "Bleeding Tracking Pad" developed by PAU Faculty of Health Sciences Dean Prof. Dr. Sevgi Özkan and Denizli Vocational School of Health Services Lect. Hatice Gencer Alsancak won the bronze medal at ISIF'21. The invention, which aims to prevent maternal deaths especially due to postpartum hemorrhage, has been developed to provide a practical and accurate determination of the amount of bleeding in the postpartum period, and to warn the health worker with a signal system in case of sudden and high blood loss. 

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