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eWEAR Symposium: “Adhesive technologies for wearable skin patches”

September 10, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Livestream broadcast

Invited speaker in eWEAR Symposium

Emma (Yurie) Goto, Business Management Dept., Medical Division, Nitto Denko Corp.

Abstract: Founded in 1918, Nitto is a leading materials manufacturer from Japan that provides diversified industrial products to various business fields, such as electronics, transportation, infrastructure, environment, and life science. Some examples of these products include polarizing films and transparent conductive films for smartphones and TV displays, flexible printed circuits, and adhesive materials for electronic devices. In the healthcare field, Nitto is developing medical tapes and transdermal drug delivery patches in addition to supporting the development of oligonucleotide therapeutics. One noteworthy technology is its Stratagel® adhesive, a skin-friendly adhesive designed to minimize the removal of the stratum corneum while maintaining its adhesiveness. In today’s presentation, Emma will introduce how Nitto is expanding its use of this and many other technologies for patch type wearables that need to adhere well to the body while maintaining comfort and safety for the user.

Bio: Emma (Yurie) Goto is a sales and marketing associate for the Medical Division at Nitto Denko. Her role spans a wide range of responsibilities, including international business development and market research, and she is now exploring new product developments and business opportunities in wearables. She received her B.S. in Neuroscience from University of Southern California.

Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Wearable Electronics Initiative
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