IKC/Regener8 – Leeds – 23rd June 2017

Rob McKean will be at The Medical Technologies IKC & Regener8 Annual Conference 2017 – ‘Widening markets, extending reach, growing capability’ focussing on best practice in translating regenerative devices – a potential £1bn industry in the UK. – Date: June 23, 2017 @ 9:00 AM Location: Horizon, Leeds  

Venturefest – Oxford – 21st June 2017

Ann Kramer will be speaking in a panel discussion at Venturefest Oxford 2017 called The Essentials for any Life Sciences Start-Up. Venturefest Oxford will take place on Wednesday 21st June 2017 at the King’s Centre, Osney Mead. With its theme this year of ‘From Start-Up to Scale-Up’, we have responded to feedback and offer a… Read more »

Eye on the future

An interview in the Education Times of India with Professor MacNeil describing corneal damage and repair research. In an article published on 31 May 2017, Sheila MacNeil, professor of tissue engineering, department of materials science & engineering, Kroto Research Institute University of Sheffield, UK, speaks to Ruchi Chopda on the status of corneal damage treatment… Read more »

Muscle progenitor stem cells in 3D maintain character after expansion in Mimetix scaffolds

CD133+ progenitor stem cells were shown to maintain ‘stem-ness’ after expansion in Mimetix 3D cell culture. In a recent publication in the Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, researchers at KTH in Sweden characterised the growth and differentiation of CD133+ stem cells in Mimetix 3D and in conventional 2D cell culture. CD133+ cells are myogenic progenitors… Read more »

ELRIG Research and Innovation – Cambridge – 29 – 30 March 2017

Dr Gary Allenby of Aurelia Bioscience will present the results of a collaborative development project at the European Laboratory Research and Innovation ELRIG 5th Annual Research & Innovation Meeting. Gary will present at 14:30 on 30th March on “3-Dimensional electrospun scaffold-based biological assays – A practical approach to performing 3-D cell culture and assays in microwell plates”…. Read more »

ISSCR stem cell Basel 27 Feb – 01 Mar 2017

Visit the AMSBio stand to learn more about Mimetix scaffolds for stem cell growth and differentiation. . The theme is Translational Opportunities in Stem Cell Research, it will explore the latest translational opportunities in the stem cell field, cutting-edge technology helping to drive the research, and inspired perspectives on where the area of research is… Read more »

Angel investment secured

The Electrospinning Company Announces £650,000 Investment to Fund Sales Growth and Increase Capacity Harwell, UK — 26 January 2017 — The Electrospinning Company, announces that it has secured a £650,000 investment to establish itself as the leading provider of clinical-grade electrospun biomaterials to the medical device industry. Funding has come from a network of UK… Read more »