Thin-film encapsulation of active implants – Coat-X and the Wyss Center crossed a 10-year milestone!

RF Tag coated with multilayer parylene coating by Coat-X

Despite advances in microfabrication of electronics and sensor technologies, active implants today still have relatively large volumes due to the limited scalability of traditional medical implant rigid housing-based encapsulation technologies. Coat-X SA (Coat-X.com/) and the Wyss Center in Geneva (wysscenter.ch/) have joined forces to establish an encapsulation technology based on Coat-X’s high-performance barrier Parylene coatings […]