ESB – Maastricht, Netherlands – Sept 9-13, 2018
We will be at the 29th European Conference on Biomaterials from September 9-13 in Maastricht, The Netherlands together with some of our colleagues from the BONE consortium.
ELRIG research and Innovation – Cambridge, UK – 17-18 April 2018
We will be at ELRIG Research and Innovation 2018 at Homerton College, Cambridge, UK on 17-18th April.
AAOS – New Orleans – March 6-10, 2018
Marco Thio will attend the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2018 Annual Meeting from March 6-10th in New Orleans, USA. Please contact us if you would like to discuss the use of biomaterials / electrospun scaffolds in orthopaedic devices.
Biomaterials Risk Management BIORIMA H2020 grant
The Electrospinning Company is a partner in the EU funded H2020 Research and Innovation action BIORIMA (Biomaterial Risk Management). The project aims to develop an integrated risk management framework for nano-biomaterials used in advanced therapeutic medicinal products and medical devices. The BIORIMA risk management framework is a structure upon which the validated tools and methods… Read more »
MeDe Innovation – Sheffield, UK – 18 Jan 2018
Marco Thio will be at the MeDe Innovation 5th Annual Conference. The conference brings together MeDe Innovation’s network of academics, industrialists, clinicians and regulatory body representatives through lively presentations, debate and poster sessions. It is a unique opportunity to access the latest developments in orthopaedic medical device manufacture. Selina Beal (@SN_Beal) from the University of… Read more »
BioBeat BioBusiness 2017
Ann Kramer, CEO of The Electrospinning Company is named as one of 50 female leaders in healthcare business in the UK in a report produced by BioBeat, 50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness 2017 , which emphasises how diversity of thinking is critical to the success of the sector in the UK. The 50 Movers and… Read more »
Stem cell culture in coated scaffolds
A simple 3-D culture system, made of electrospun polycaprolactone (PCL) fibers and coated with defined extracellular proteins that occur naturally in the stem cell niche, allowed dispersed attachment and culture of human pluripotent stem cells devoid of cell aggregation. A publication from The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm describes how PCL fiber scaffolds coated… Read more »
Stewart White appointed NED
The Electrospinning Company has strengthened its Board with the appointment of Dr Stewart White as non-executive director. Stewart was previously CEO of two life science AIM-quoted companies including Collagen Solutions Ltd., and is currently Chairman of Mikota Ltd and non-executive director with Taragenyx. Stewart has international executive experience in commercial and product development, GMP manufacturing of… Read more »
Electrospin2018 – Stellenbosch, RSA – 16-18 Jan 2018
Dr Brendan Robb, Head of Production, will present at Electrospin2018 in Stellenbosch, South Africa in January 2018. The Electrospin2018 conference will provide a dedicated platform for students, researchers, and engineers from both academia and industry to exchange knowledge in this continuously growing and interdisciplinary field. Topics of interest include, material development, polymer, ceramic, metal, and… Read more »
MEDICA – Dusseldorf – 13-16 Nov
Marco Thio will attend the Medica 2017 World Forum for Medical Technology in Dusseldorf from 13-16th November. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a meeting with Marco to find out how electrospun biomaterials or coatings could enhance your medical device and how The Electrospinning Company can support your product development.
KTP award for smart biomaterial development
The Electrospinning Company and the University of Nottingham have been awarded a Knowledge Transfer Partnership project to develop thermo-responsive scaffolds for 3D cell culture. The Electrospinning Company has a range of materials in development for use in 3D cell expansion in bioreactors, for example to increase the efficiency of the manufacture of stem cells for… Read more »
European project BONE
Eliminating the Need for Repeat Surgery. The Electrospinning Company is part of a European regional consortium led by Maastricht University (UM) which will spend the next four years developing innovative bone implants. These implants will become an alternative for repeat surgeries, prolonged medication use and donor tissue implementation following complex bone fractures. The BONE (Biofabrication… Read more »