Mimetix® plate awarded ELRIG New Technology Prize

The 3D multi-well plate containing the Mimetix® scaffold was awarded the “Prize for Best New Innovative Technology” at the European Laboratory Robotics Interest Group (ELRIG) Research & Innovation: Impact into Cancer conference in Telford on 11 March 2014. The award was given to the exhibitor with most delegate votes.   Mimetix is an electrospun scaffold… Read more »

Electrospun corneal patches support cell migration

The Electrospinning Company has supplied biodegradable, synthetic electrospun membranes to a team led by Professor Sheila MacNeil and Dr Frederik Claeyssens of the University of Sheffield, who are developing affordable corneal surface regeneration techniques in collaboration with experts in India. A new publication in “Biomaterials Science” titled “Characterisation and evaluation of the impact of microfabricated pockets… Read more »

Biodegradable electrospun scaffolds offer promise in corneal regeneration

The Electrospinning Company has supplied biodegradable synthetic membranes to a team, led by Professor Sheila MacNeil of the University of Sheffield, who are developing affordable corneal surface regeneration techniques in collaboration with experts in India. A publication in Biomaterials titled “Simplifying corneal surface regeneration using a biodegradable synthetic membrane and limbal tissue explants” http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S0142961213003864), on… Read more »