Medica 2014 – 12-15 November 2014 – Duesseldorf, Germany
Ann Kramer will attend the “Medica 2014” conference in Duesseldorf, Germany on 12 November. For more information please visit the conference website.
Advances in cell-based assays – 11-12 Nov 2014 – London, UK
Dr. Elena Heister will attend the SMi “Advances in cell-based assays” conference in London from 11-12 November 2014 at the Marriott Hotel, Regents Park, 128 King Henry’s Road, London, NW3 3ST. For more information please visit the conference website.
Goodbye Flat Biology – 2-5 Nov 2014 – Berlin, Germany
Dr. Elena Heister will attend the EACR “Goodbye Flat Biology” conference 2014 in Berlin from 2-5 November at Harnack House (The conference venue of the Max Planck Society), Ihnestr. 16-20 in 14195 Berlin. For more information please visit the conference website.
ELRIG France – 15-16th October – Toulouse, France
Valerie Legris will be attending ELRIG – A comprehensive vision of screening and molecular design – in Toulouse, France on 15th and 16th October. For more information click here
Biocomposite electrospun scaffold shows promise in bone tissue engineering
A new publication in PLOSOne describes a study at the University of Malaya which tested whether a biocomposite electrospun scaffold has the ability to induce differentiation of hMSCs into osteogenic lineage without specific growth factors. Three scaffolds were generated by The Electrospinning Company for this purpose: PLLA + collagen, PLLA + hydroxyapatite (HA) and PLLA… Read more »
Clean room facilities for manufacturing of clinical samples
We have completed the move of our manufacturing and QA into ISO Class VII clean room facilities to allow production of clinical-grade material at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory near Harwell, Oxford. Our extensive scaffold design expertise and manufacture capabilities can help to translate your research through to the clinic. • Electrospun scaffolds from a variety… 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 »
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 »
Electrospinning Company is Industrial Process News Company of the Month
The Electrospinning Company has been chosen as Industrial Process news’ Company of the Month in January 2014 following the launch of the 96 well plate containing Mimetix for 3D cell culture. To read the article click here
Towards the reality of large scale production of human stem cells
The Electrospinning Company is a member of the HESUB consortium, which has been awarded €5.7 million over three years by the European Union 7th framework programme to develop a single-use bioreactor for the cost-effective production of human stem cells. The project started on 1 May 2013. Stem cell-based therapy holds great promise for a number… Read more »
Mimetix® 3D plate innovation prize at ELRIG Drug Discovery
The Electrospinning Company’s multiwell plate for 3D cell culture containing the Mimetix® scaffold was awarded the prize for best new innovative technology at the European Laboratory Robotics Interest Group (ELRIG) Drug Discovery Conference in Manchester in September. The conference was attended by 1100 delegates and the award was given to the exhibitor with most delegate… Read more »