The company targeting blindness

Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by dealmaker, May 12, 2019.

  1. dealmaker

    dealmaker

    The company targeting blindness:Gore-Tex is a company that makes waterproof clothing, air filters, headlight vents, and guitar strings. Its next innovation is a total pivot: Gore is making its first foray into the eye. The company has decided to tackle corneal blindness by making artificial corneas that are easy to implant. The question remains — Can an incumbent disrupt itself when the pressure’s on?

    “There’s millions of people outside the U.S. who are blind. We have unique materials. We have done this kind of work.”