First Patient Safety Trials of New Cornea Transplant Technique to Take Place in India
Researchers at The University of Sheffield and the L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad have announced the approval by the Indian Regulatory Authority of the first in-man clinical trials of their jointly developed new technique, delivering stem cell therapy into the eye to address the loss of vision due to scarring of the cornea.The membranes used… Read more »
ELRIG Drug Discovery – Telford, UK – 2-3rd Sept 2015
The Electrospinning Company will display a poster (#34) on use of its Mimetix scaffolds for 3D cell culture in hepatotoxicity testing and oncology screening at ELRIG Drug Discovery 2015 in Telford on 2nd and 3rd September. For conference details click here.
TERMIS World Congress – Boston – 8th-11th Sept
The theme for the 2015 TERMIS World Congress is “Past, Present Future: The Evolution of Regenerative Medicine,” reflecting the impact of tissue engineering throughout the past two decades, and focusing on the future. To this end, the 2015 scientific program will focus on the innovative technologies focused in regenerative medicine. The TERMIS World Congress Meeting… Read more »
MEIBioEng15 – Leeds UK – 7- 8 th Sept 2015
MEIbioeng15 brings together the former Centres of Excellence in Medical Engineering in the UK (funded by Wellcome Trust and EPSRC from 2009) and The Bioengineering Society Annual Conference, with participants from leading academic centres and the MedTech industry. Come and visit Dr Brendan Robb at our exhibition stand.
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 »
Nano4Life – Swansea, UK – 18th June 2015
Ann Kramer is presenting at Nano4Life at Swansea University on 18th June. She will present ‘Clinic-ready electrospun scaffold for human corneal transplant’ about a project led by Professor Sheila MacNeil at the University of Sheffield which will advance electrospun scaffolds into clinical trials in 2015. Dr Brendan Robb, Senior scientist will also be attending. For… Read more »
Advances in Cell Based Screening in Drug Discovery ELRIG – Sweden -16th-17th June
Meet Valerie Legris to learn about Mimetix well plates for easy 3D cell based screening at Advances in Cell Based Screening in Drug Discovery in Molndal, Sweden on 16th and 17th June. For more information click here.
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
World Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine – 20-22nd May 2015 – London
We shall be attending the World Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Congress as a guest of MedCity. The Congress is taking place between 20 – 22 May, 2015, at the Business Design Centre, London. For more details on the conference click here
Biotrinity – 11-13th May – London
Ann Kramer will be presenting at MediTrinity on 12th May at B6 Bourg on the mezzanine floor at 16.20 Conference Name: BioTrinity 2015 Dates: 11-13 May 2015 Location: Novotel London West BioTrinity 2015 builds on its established reputation as the largest UK-focused biopartnering and investment conference, the powerhouse of partnering which brings together a critical mass… Read more »
Axiogenesis iPSC Neuronal Applications Workshop – 15th-17th April – Cologne, Germany
Valerie Legris will attend the Axiogenesis iPSC Neuronal Applications Workshop on 15th-17th April in Cologne, Germany. For more details click here.
Launch of 384-well Mimetix plate for high throughput 3D cell-based assays
Mimetix scaffolds are now available in 384 well plate format for higher throughput cell-based assays in 3D. For more information see the product page in our on-line shop.