Dr Norbert Kang
West Hertfordshire NHS Foundation Trust
A new approach to treating prominent ears by using the EarFold™ Implant manufactured from a high technology memory metal which can be inserted subcutaneously under the skin of the ear. This quick and effective procedure performed under local anaesthetic has fewer side effects than conventional otoplasty surgery and is less invasive.
Role of Health Enterprise East
Protecting the idea with a patent, supporting proof of concept development and helping to form the new company (Northwood Medical Innovation) which has taken the product to market.