LifeSaver Blog

Welcome

In the LifeSaver vision, every pregnant woman must have a proper living environment with minimal risks to the fetus, safeguarded with scientifically justified regulations in use and control of potentially risky chemical and medicinal products, leading to healthier quality lives of the babies, overarching for generations.

Stay up to date by following our progress below.

Nurse inspecting a biomaterail 3D printing sample

Meet Our Partners: The Biomaterial 3D Printing Team

The mind can barely wrap itself around the concept of a printer producing faithful, working versions of our body parts or organs. Yet, this technology continues to develop, opening up more and more health avenues to us, assisted by the work of researchers like Dr Andrew Daly and Professor Abhay Pandit of the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG).
Read More Meet Our Partners: The Biomaterial 3D Printing Team
Futuristic gears

Meet Our Partners: Leaders in Simulation Technology And Engineering – Enginsoft

Carla Baldasso, EnginSoft’s Research and Development Manager, is the LifeSaver Project Coordinator. An engineer with extensive experience in research projects, there is perhaps no one better equipped than Carla Baldasso to share how this company specialised in Computer-Aided-Engineering (CAE), and is helping the LifeSaver Project.
Read More Meet Our Partners: Leaders in Simulation Technology And Engineering – Enginsoft
Baby in an incubator

Potential Complications for Preterm Births

Nano and microplastics are ever-present in our lives. From plastic cooking utensils causing us to consume them in our dinners to single-use plastics in the ocean that break down and find their way into the fish we eat. Let’s look at what we know about pregnancy-relevant exposures to nano and microplastics and what we at the LifeSaver project are trying to do about it.
Read More Potential Complications for Preterm Births
Cell walls

The Effects of Nano & Microplastics on Pregnancy

Nano and microplastics are ever-present in our lives. From plastic cooking utensils causing us to consume them in our dinners to single-use plastics in the ocean that break down and find their way into the fish we eat. Let’s look at what we know about pregnancy-relevant exposures to nano and microplastics and what we at the LifeSaver project are trying to do about it.
Read More The Effects of Nano & Microplastics on Pregnancy