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

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 of drug… Read more »

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 »