Calvo Izquierdo develop the project VENDAGEN 2.0.

Calvo Izquierdo develop the project VENDAGEN 2.0.

The Valencian company Calvo Izquierdo SL. Carried out the project VENDAGEN 2.0. (2013-2015) “Research and development of a new generation of bandages for medical and sports applications”.

The project is supported and funded by the Center for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI).

VENDAGEN 2.0 is carried out by a multidisciplinary team integrated by personnel from Calvo Izquierdo SL, and also from the Textile Technological Institute (AITEX). 

AITEX is a N061 notified body with 17050 accredited laboratory with complementary competences and capabilities and with great experience in different fields such as medical and hospital textiles, biomedicine, chemistry, physics, biomechanics, engineering, design, materials science, computer science, etc.

This project encompasses two very important lines of research for the company, such as obtaining a 100% textile cohesive bandage and obtaining sports bandages with a cold/heat effect.

Through this project, a new generation of bandages was researched and developed with compounds containing a selection of natural active ingredients such as:

        • Cayenne pepper

        • Camphor.

        • Arnica.

        • Menthol.

        • Eucalyptus.

        • Etc…

Objectives:

Evaluation of 6 types of bandages impregnated with active ingredients designed to provide coolness and warmth to athletes during their use.

    1. Analyze the effects on skin temperature of the impregnated bandages compared to the control bandages in an objective way, by means of infrared thermography and infrared gun.
    2. To study if the impregnated bandages have noticeable effects after soccer training on the comfort perceived by the participants and to see which aspects were perceived as more or less comfortable.
    3. To evaluate the participants’ overall assessment of the new product in terms of satisfaction and sensations when using it.
Calvo Izquierdo participates in the INNPACTO Project

Calvo Izquierdo participates in the INNPACTO Project

The Valencian company Calvo Izquierdo, S.L., actively participates in the INNPACTO project “Personalized healthy children’s footwear for obese children and children with allergic dermatitis” (2014).

Through this project, the aim is to design footwear suitable for the characteristics of the feet of these children and thus improve the quality of life of those affected by overweight and obesity and/or allergic contact dermatitis.

The project is carried out by a multidisciplinary team composed of 4 SMEs, 1 business grouping and 1 private research center, with complementary competences and capabilities and with great experience in different fields such as biomedicine, chemistry, physics, biomechanics, engineering, design, materials science, computer science, etc.

The development of customized consumer goods according to the needs and expectations of certain groups, represents a high added value for this type of products and an element of differentiation with respect to articles manufactured by third countries, thus improving the competitiveness of Spanish companies.

Therefore, this project is related to the research and development of customized healthy materials and products, aimed at improving the welfare of children affected by overweight and obesity and/or allergic contact dermatitis and other related diseases, products that are currently difficult to find in the market.

To achieve this general objective, the following scientific-technical aspects related to materials will be addressed during the development of the project:

  • Establishment of the needs and expectations of children affected by obesity, which will make it possible to establish the technical requirements to be met by the materials, designs and products to be developed.
  • Selection and/or adaptation of safe and healthy materials for the manufacture of specific products that help to improve the quality of life of each group:

     

      1. Establishment of mechanical requirements.
      2. Selection and/or development of alternative hypoallergenic materials for healthy, safe and sustainable children’s footwear.
      3. Selection and/or development of active materials for preventive and palliative care of the foot and skin conditions.
      4. Development and/or selection of materials for the preventive care of feet of children with obesity: development of materials for the control of the management of excess sweating and proliferation of microorganisms, in cases of dermatitis, diabetes, etc., related to obesity.

    Technologies used for the project:

    – Digitization of the foot: obtaining an accurate digital image of the foot in three dimensions, for comparison with the corresponding shoe last or the manufacture of a specific last.

    – Plantar pressure map: Distribution of the individual’s plantar pressures in order to know “how he/she is walking” and, if necessary, to adapt the most appropriate insole.

    – 3D shoe design on the last.º

    Follow the link below for more information: http://calzadoinfantil.inescop.es/

    MEDICA 2018 – One more year we are present.

    MEDICA 2018 – One more year we are present.

    This November we will be present, for the fifth consecutive year, at the most prominent and important fair in the medical sector.

    In addition, we will officially present our latest development, the Primere+ device that allows you to know precisely what pressure the bandages have.

    Come and visit us at our stand in Hall 5 / N04, we look forward to welcoming you.

     

    Development of and electronic device for measuring pressure in bandages : PREMIERE

    Development of and electronic device for measuring pressure in bandages : PREMIERE

    The company CALVO IZQUIERDO SL has carried out during the months between January 2017 and June 2018 the execution of the project: DEVELOPMENT OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR PRESSURE MEASUREMENT IN BANDAGES: PRIMERE +

    The objective of the project has been to develop and market an electronic device that measures the pressure exerted when applying a bandage. Primere + is a unique device, capable of simultaneously measuring 4 points of a bandage to analyze the pressure that is being applied. Currently there is nothing comparable in the market, since among its many characteristics are:

    • Possibility of measuring pressure statically or dynamically
    • Information storage for later analysis
    • Multilanguage
    • Touch screen, the device is capable of displaying the measurement information in numerical or graphical form.
    • Sensors with a measurement range from 0 mmHg to 900 mmHg.

     

    ReferenceDescription
    PRM01Primere +
    PREXT01Pack 4 sensors
    PREXT01-01Pack four sensors for the legs
    PREXT02Charger
    PREXT03Conector USB
    PREXT04SD card 4GB

    For more information about this device visit our distribution website (www.calvoizquierdo-medica.es)

    This project has been supported by IVACE, receiving a total of 6,600 euros through the call of INNOVAProD-CV –2017 Product innovation.

    Calvo Izquierdo afianza su presencia en MEDICA como expositor

    Calvo Izquierdo afianza su presencia en MEDICA como expositor

    La empresa valenciana Calvo Izquierdo afianzó este año su presencia en la feria MEDICA 2015, al acudir como expositor por tercer año consecutivo. Se trata del mayor encuentro de la industria del cuidado de la salud, que se celebra en la ciudad alemana de Dusseldorf, del 16 al 19 de noviembre. 

    Durante cuatro días, los visitantes pudieron conocer las principales novedades que Calvo Izquierdo ha introducido en el mercado, como son las vendas de almohadillado y las vendas con propiedades térmicas frío y calor. Las vendas con propiedades térmicas son los primeros resultados de un proyecto de investigación desarrollado por la empresa denominado VENDAGEN 2.0. que cuenta con el apoyo del Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial (CDTI).

    La feria MEDICA cuenta con cerca de 5.000 expositores, distribuidos en 19 pabellones, que son visitados por 130.000 profesionales del sector de la salud. Esta feria se caracteriza por un marcado carácter internacional, ya que más de la mitad los visitantes que acuden y el 78% de los expositores son de fuera de Alemania.

    Esta vertiente internacional enlaza directamente con la estrategia de Calvo Izquierdo de abrir nuevos mercados en los que poder comercializar sus productos médicos y sanitarios.

    Esperamos su visita en la edición del año que viene – MEDICA 2016 14/17 de Noviembre.

    Calvo Izquierdo strengthens its presence at MEDICA 2015 as exhibitor

    Calvo Izquierdo strengthens its presence at MEDICA 2015 as exhibitor

     

    The Valencian company Calvo Izquierdo strengthened its presence this year at the MEDICA 2015 fair, attending as an exhibitor for the third consecutive year. This is the largest meeting of the health care industry, held in the German city of Dusseldorf, from 16 to 19 November.

    For four days, visitors were able to learn about the main innovations that Calvo Izquierdo has introduced in the market, such as the padding bandages and the bandages with cold and heat thermal properties. The bandages with thermal properties are the first results of a research project developed by the company called VENDAGEN 2.0, which is supported by the Center for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI).

    MEDICA has around 5,000 exhibitors in 19 halls, which are visited by 130,000 healthcare professionals. This fair is characterized by a strong international character, since more than half of the visitors and 78% of the exhibitors are from outside Germany.

    This international aspect is directly linked to Calvo Izquierdo’s strategy of opening new markets in which to market its medical and healthcare products.

    We look forward to your visit in next year’s edition – MEDICA 2016 November 14/17.