Investment round closed successfully

The Electrospinning Company has raised almost £400,000 in a round supported equally by existing and new shareholders. STFC Innovations Ltd. and the Rainbow Seed Fund, together with Angel investors from Angels 5K, Minerva Investment Group, Wroxall Investor’s club and London Business Angels continued to support the growth of the company and were joined by Angel… Read more »

AMSBio to distribute Mimetix products

We are pleased to announce the appointment of AMS Biotechnology as a distributor of Mimetix tissue culture plates for 3D cell culture. AMSBio has built expertise in 3D cell culture and offers a range of innovative products and technology complementary to our electrospun microfiber scaffold plates. To purchase from AMSBio click here

Axon myelination model using Mimetix aligned fibres

A recent study published by Dr Marie Bechler of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine in Edinburgh (Current Biology 25, 1-6, September 21, 2015, Bechler et al.) has demonstrated that oligodendrocytes have an extraordinary ability to self-regulate the formation of compact, multi-lamellar myelin and to generate sheaths of physiological length, using The Electrospinning Company’s poly(L-lactide) aligned… Read more »

InnovateUK award for partnership with Collagen Solutions plc

The Electrospinning Company Ltd (‘Electrospinning’) announces a grant award from InnovateUK, the Government agency formerly named the Technology Strategy Board, under the Technology Inspired Feasibility Competition to develop a novel bio-synthetic substance for use in internal wound healing in partnership with Collagen Solutions plc (AIM: COS), the developer and manufacturer of medical grade collagen components… Read more »

ISO 13485 quality certification

The Electrospinning Company is delighted to announce that we have achieved approval to ISO 13485 medical device quality system, so our clean-room manufactured scaffolds are suitable for human implantation and our laboratory research tools are manufactured to a stringent quality standard. For more information click here

Innovation AveNEW award at SLAS2015

The Electrospinning Company won an award to exhibit in Innovation AveNEW,  a traditional highlight of the annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition. Through this program, SLAS provides start-up companies with tremendous exposure and prestige by granting complimentary exhibit space and in-kind support that enables the company’s participation at the SLAS Annual Conference & Exhibition. Innovation AveNEW participants… Read more »

Novel scaffold with therapeutic oil shows promise for wound care

[three_fourth last=”no”] The University of Campinas in Brazil in collaboration with The Electrospinning Company, UCL and Nottingham Trent University has published a paper in the Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering describing a novel electrospun scaffold containing Copaiba oil. The incorporation of bioactive compounds into biodegradable polymers, such as poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) allows the fabrication… Read more »