Design Council Spark: The Home Innovation Challenge Showcase. Application deadline extended

18 April 2019
Source: Design Council

The call for applications to Design Council Spark 2019 – The Home Innovation Challenge is now open. This year they’re looking for innovative product ideas that will make life at home easier and better for all. Application deadline extended: There have been a lot of applications through and due to popular demand, we’ve decided to give you some extra time!

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The Guardian: US drug firm offers cure for blindness – at $425,000 an eye. With comment from RP Fighting Blindness

4 January 2018

Spark Therapeutics says ‘responsible price’ for Luxturna gene therapy ensures access for patients with retinal defect. A drug whose inventors claim it can cure a rare form of blindness is to be one of the most expensive medicines ever sold at $850,000 (£630,000). Luxturna is injected directly into the eye to address the root cause of visual impairment by replacing

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