Success Stories

From outer space to inner eye

22 September 2016

Contact lenses, spectacles and eye implants are now being made more accurately thanks to research instruments flying on the International Space Station. Belgian company Lambda-X came up with a space-inspired device to check every lens thoroughly.

Automating sample testing thanks to space

6 October 2016

A miniaturised biotech unit developed for the International Space Station is improving medical diagnoses on Earth with affordable automation of small-scale diagnostics.