BuBbleGun in Klokhuis episode ‘Fear-free injections’
Proud and happy to share our needle-free injection research with the new generation! On 31-11-2022 our BuBbble-Gun system was featured in an episode from Klokhuis, a popular Dutch educational tv-show for children, about Fear-free injections (‘Prikken zonder angst’). The episode reviewed why people are afraid of injections, how to better deal with this fear, and […]
BuBbleGun at University of Twente Alumniday 2022
During the 2022 University of Twente Alumniday, Diana gave a seminar about the history of needles and injections, needle-free injections and the remaining issues with current needle-free injection systems, which our BuBbleGun system aspires to resolve. There was a broad audience of UT Alumni and there was a extensive discussion afterwards. Additionally, the demonstration experiment […]
Injecting without needles: more efficient and less pain
Prikken zonder naald: zuiniger en minder pijnlijk Injecting without needles can be done more efficiently and causing less pain. The very prestigious news magazine NRC (Dutch) gave a great recount of what our efforts are aimed at, and its reach.. The article mentions our plans to collaborate with Anna Roukens, from LUMC.
BuBble Gun team featured in MAX NPO Dutch National TV
The Dutch TV program MAX is focused on high quality informative reports. It covers cultural, educational and scientific developments aimed at integrating the 50+ population with the younger audiences. The interest about our BuBble Gun project has gained momentum during the pandemic years. Not only the use of needles can be reduced, with the fear […]
Our Jet vs Droplet injection work comparing Apple-sauce experiments in Soft Matter Most Popular 2021
What a great surprise to start the year knowing that our work Impact of a microfluidic jet on a pendant droplet has been selected for the Soft Matter Most Popular 2021 series. The main relevance of this work is the simple models that can explain some of the beautiful complexity of the impact of fast traveling […]
Publication in ADDR
Jelle and David have recently published a review paper with the title ‘Jet injectors: Perspectives of small volume delivery using lasers‘. The paper was published in the prestigious journal ‘Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews’ and is part of the editor’s collection of 2021. The article describes the current status and perspective of laser-based jet injection. It […]
Winner of the UT Media Prize 2021
David won the University of Twente UT in The Media Award 2021! The Board of Directors of the UT stimulates efforts aimed at disseminating the results of academic research and that they more frequently come to the attention of the broader audience. In this case, David and his team of collaborators have appeared several times […]
Green sustainable aspects of our technology: Het Groene Oosten, Dutch TV
Lea Milovich, co-founder of our spin-off FlowBeams explains (in Dutch) several elements of our plans. In particular, reducing the amount of waste generated with traditional injections would have tremendous impact. The journalist André van der Zee seized our ideas with a great sense of humour! Healthcare workers suffer needle-stick incidents with grave consequences for their […]
World Economic Forum features BuBble Gun
The World Economic Forum featured our work! David shows the reporters of Reuters how the needle-free injection experiment works link to video. Our mock prototype can be seen in one embodiment here.
Talking at the World Health Summit
I spoke at the World Health Summit about small volume injections without needles: less pain and less waste. The whole ‘New Voices in Global Health’ session can be seen in this video-link.