Wounds UK, 4-6 Nov Harrowgate

We will be attending the annual meeting on advanced wound care in the UK, Wounds UK. The Wounds UK Annual Conference will be held on 5-7 November 2018 at the Harrogate International Centre. At this year’s event there will be over 17 hours of fresh clinical content, including the expansion of our popular Made Easy… Read more »

EACTS, Lisbon 3-5 October

We look forward attending the EACTS this year. The European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery was founded in 1986 as a European organisation devoted to the practice of cardio-thoracic surgery. Membership has now spread all over the world with 4000 active members including surgeons, perfusionists and allied health professionals.

ESCRS – Paris, Sep 14-18

Marco Thio will be attending this year’s ESCRS in Paris. The extensive-5-day-scientific-programme is aimed at cataract and refractive surgeons of all levels of experience, includes numerous expert symposia and nearly 200 instructional courses and surgical skills training courses. This event takes place at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles – VIPARIS.  

TCES-UKSB 2019 – Nottingham, UK, 11-13 June

Dr Rob McKean and Dr Kitty Lawton are attending the TCES-UKSB conference in Nottingham from 11-13 June. The first joint conference of the Tissue and Cell Engineering Society and the UK Society for Biomaterials will be held at the East Midlands Conference Centre, situated on the scenic University of Nottingham campus in the Midlands, UK…. Read more »

IKC Regener8 Conference – Leeds, UK – 21st June

Dr Katrina Moisley will attend the IKC Annual Conference on behalf of The Electrospinning Company. IKC Annual Conference 2019 – Bench to bedside: generating critical evidence Date: June 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM Location: Leeds Returning in 2019, the Medical Technologies IKC Annual Conference is a unique opportunity to hear the latest in medical technology development. The… Read more »

Series A VC Finance

The Electrospinning Company has received £1.5 million funding led by London-based venture capital firm Downing Ventures, alongside VC firm MidVen, Newable Private Investing and the Science and Technology Facilities Council. The company, first established in 2010 as a spin-out by the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council, uses technology called electrospinning to design, develop and… Read more »

High-throughput quantification

Nature Communications paper “Deep learning for high-throughput quantification of oligodendrocyte ensheathment at single-cell resolution” by a team at McGill university describes how they established a high-throughput method to assess oligodendrocyte ensheathment in-vitro, combining nanofiber culture devices and automated imaging with a heuristic approach that informed the development of a deep learning analytic algorithm.This is important because… Read more »

3DbioNet Workshop – Sheffield, UK – 6th June

Rob McKean and Mehri Behbehani will be at the 3DBioNet Workshop at Sheffield University on 6th June. Rob and Mehri are both Sheffield alumni and looking forward to some good discussions around electrospun scaffolds and 3D cell culture. Mehri, who joined us this year, will give a presentation on collaboration between academia and industry.

Blister pack capability

We have installed a Nelipak blister pack machine in our cleanroom facility. In addition to continual expansion of our electrospinning expertise with different raw materials, we are also increasing our post-processing capabilities. The post-spinning treatment of an electrospun membrane is critical for its use as a medical device or medical device component. Our post-processing capabilities include: Vacuum drying… Read more »