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.
World Advanced Therapies & Regenerative Medicine – London – 15-17 May
Marco Thio will be attending the World Advanced Therapies & Regenerative Medicine Congress & Expo 2019. Europe’s most important advanced therapies event with 1000+ attendees and 300+ speakers with both a conference and expo, covering: Gene Therapy, Gene Edited Cell Therapies, Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine. we look forward seeing you there,
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 »
EUPOC Electrospinning techniques – Italy – 12-16 May 2019
Dr Matei Cirstea will be presenting at the European polymer federation EUPOC conference in Lake Como, Italy from 12th to 16th May 2019. Matei’s talk is titled: THE NEXT STEP: TRANSLATING ELECTROSPINNING BIOMATERIAL RESEARCH INTO A MEDICAL DEVICE
Royal College of Ophthalmologists – Glasgow, UK – 20-23 May
Dr Gianpaolo Bruti and Dr Mehri Behbehani will attend the annual congress of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists between May 20-23 in Glasgow. Both will be happy to meet you. More information can be found here
TERMIS EU – Rhodes, Greece – 27-31 May 2019
Marco Thio and Matei Cirstea will attend TERMIS: Tissue Engineering Therapies: From Concept to Clinical Translation & Commercialisation in Rhodes from 27th to 31st May. Marco will be presenting on the industrial perspective of electospinning as a method fr biomaterial manufacture. TERMIS is the most prominent organisation in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative… Read more »
Entrepreneurship recognition IWD2019
Electrospinning’s CEO Ann Kramer was honoured to be invited to a reception for female entrepreneurs at 10 Downing Street to mark International Women’s Day. Ann was selected to meet the prime minister and was delighted to introduce the Company, with a particular focus on the potential for electrospun biomaterials to address problems in gynecological health.