Respiri takes delivery of first Wheezo devices

Medical technology company Respiri has taken delivery of its first batch of Wheezo devices to monitor wheezing and breathing in asthma sufferers. The devices, manufactured by miniaturised electronics manufacturer SRX Global, are the first of 500 Wheezos being delivered to prepare for full commercialisation of the product in the fourth quarter of 2020. SRX Global…

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Phoslock wins Rio contract Large-scale water treatment company Phoslock has won a $2 million contract to clean up one of Rio de Janiero’s main drinking water reservoirs. The company, which does most of its business in highly-polluted Chinese waterways, will bind and remove phosphorous from the reservoir operated by utility Cia Estadual de Águas e…

Australian manufacturer signs with Chinese medical distributor

Queensland-based Capricornia Contact Lens has signed a 10-year strategic distribution agreement with one of China’s leading pharmaceutical and medical equipment distributers, Shenzhen Relin Medicine. Relin Medicine, located in Shenzhen, distributes medicines and medical equipment to over 3,000 hospitals and medical clinics to treat ophthalmology, orthopaedic, otorhinolaryngology problems and other illnesses such as digestive disorders. The…