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Newswire – UKSAIs there a doctor on the plane?’  Piping this request over aircraft speakers is the traditional response to a potential onboard medical emergency.  But now the availability of expert medical advice can be guaranteed every time.
 
Etihad Airways, national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, is the latest airline to install the ESA-derived Tempus IC telemedicine system on its long-haul flights.  It puts non-medical cabin crew in contact with ground-based experts during in-flight medical emergencies. on its long-haul flights.  It puts non-medical cabin crew in contact with ground-based experts during in-flight medical emergencies.
Press release ~ ESA emergency telemedicine system
 
STFCInnovative companies which are developing products geared towards making a big impact in the environment, healthcare or energy sectors are being offered the chance to win free access to cutting-edge research & technology facilities to further innovate & develop their ideas. to further innovate & develop their ideas.
 
STFC has launched a challenge that offers any UK company or organisation researching products & services in these sectors the chance to work at the STFC's Innovations Technology Access Centre (I-TAC) for periods of up to 6 months, for FREE. The closing date for entries is 30 November 2010 and the winners will be announced on 10 December 2010 and all awards will then start early in 2011.
Press release ~ I-TAC Futures Challenge ~ STFC's Innovations Technology Access Centre (I-TAC) ~ STFC Innovations directorate ~ STFC: Futures Programme ~ Daresbury Science and Innovation Campus
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