EANS, Dublin 24-28 September
Our team will be attending the annual meeting of the European Association of Neurological Societies this year in Dublin. The European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) is both an independent federation of European national neurosurgical societies and a fast-developing association of individual neurosurgeons from around the world.
Synthetic wound healing membrane
‘Synthetic Amniotic Membrane’ development project supported by InnovateUK and the UKI2S Accelerator Programme for Technology Development Projects. For many of us, there is hardly any more life-changing disability imaginable than loss of sight. Whether through trauma or disease, the inability to rely on visual cues impacts on all matters of daily life; doing your job… Read more »
Thermoresponsive 3D cell culture scaffolds
A publication in Acta Biomaterialia by a team at Nottingham University, led by Profs Felicity Rose and Cameron Alexander, describes how a thermoresponsive polymer can be incorporated into 3D cell culture scaffolds to facilitate cell release. This thermoresponsive electrospun scaffold system combines the advantages of providing a physiologically relevant environment to maintain a desirable cell… Read more »
American Academy of Ophthalmology – San Francisco, Oct 12-15 2019
Our team will be present at the annual event of the American Academy of Ophthalmology from Oct 12 to Oct 15. American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) 2019 Annual Meeting is organized by American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and will be held from Oct 12 – 15, 2019 at Moscone Center, San Francisco, California, United States… Read more »
Wounds UK, 4-6 Nov Harrogate, UK
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 »
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.