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 »