KTP award for smart biomaterial development
The Electrospinning Company and the University of Nottingham have been awarded a Knowledge Transfer Partnership project to develop thermo-responsive scaffolds for 3D cell culture. The Electrospinning Company has a range of materials in development for use in 3D cell expansion in bioreactors, for example to increase the efficiency of the manufacture of stem cells for… Read more »
European project BONE
Eliminating the Need for Repeat Surgery. The Electrospinning Company is part of a European regional consortium led by Maastricht University (UM) which will spend the next four years developing innovative bone implants. These implants will become an alternative for repeat surgeries, prolonged medication use and donor tissue implementation following complex bone fractures. The BONE (Biofabrication… Read more »
European Society for Biomaterials 2017 – Athens – 4-8 Sept 2017
The 28th Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB) will be held in Athens 4 – 8 September 2017. The conference will take place in the Megaron Athens International Conference Center (MAICC), located at the heart of the city of Athens. Visit Ann Kramer, Marco Thio or Matei Cirstea at the Electrospinning stand… Read more »
ELRIG Drug Discovery – Liverpool – 3rd-4th October
Drug Discovery is ELRIG’s flagship event. Now in its 11th year, we return to ACC in Liverpool to bring together the leading lights in drug discovery research across pharma, biotech, academia and the vendor community. CEO Ann Kramer and production technician Stephen Jones will attend on behalf of The Electrospinning Company. Please contact email@example.com if… Read more »
RegMed Europe – Paris, France – 7th July 2017
Ann Kramer and Brendan Robb will be at RegMed Europe: The 1st European matchmaking event on regenerative medicine in Paris on 7th July 2017. One to One meeting booking available from mid June.
IKC/Regener8 – Leeds – 23rd June 2017
Rob McKean will be at The Medical Technologies IKC & Regener8 Annual Conference 2017 – ‘Widening markets, extending reach, growing capability’ focussing on best practice in translating regenerative devices – a potential £1bn industry in the UK. – Date: June 23, 2017 @ 9:00 AM Location: Horizon, Leeds
Venturefest – Oxford – 21st June 2017
Ann Kramer will be speaking in a panel discussion at Venturefest Oxford 2017 called The Essentials for any Life Sciences Start-Up. Venturefest Oxford will take place on Wednesday 21st June 2017 at the King’s Centre, Osney Mead. With its theme this year of ‘From Start-Up to Scale-Up’, we have responded to feedback and offer a… Read more »
Eye on the future
An interview in the Education Times of India with Professor MacNeil describing corneal damage and repair research. In an article published on 31 May 2017, Sheila MacNeil, professor of tissue engineering, department of materials science & engineering, Kroto Research Institute University of Sheffield, UK, speaks to Ruchi Chopda on the status of corneal damage treatment… Read more »
Muscle progenitor stem cells in 3D maintain character after expansion in Mimetix scaffolds
CD133+ progenitor stem cells were shown to maintain ‘stem-ness’ after expansion in Mimetix 3D cell culture. In a recent publication in the Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, researchers at KTH in Sweden characterised the growth and differentiation of CD133+ stem cells in Mimetix 3D and in conventional 2D cell culture. CD133+ cells are myogenic progenitors… Read more »
Mixiii Biomed – Tel Aviv – 23-25 May 2017
Ann Kramer and Rob McKean will attend the 16th annual MIXiii-Biomed conference and exhibition to be held May 23-15 in Tel Aviv, Israel.
AACR – Washington D.C. – 1-5 April 2017
AMS Biotechnology (@AMS_bio) will be showcasing Mimetix scaffolds for 3D culture of cancer cells at the Annual Association of Cancer Research Annual meeting in Washington D.C. from 1-5 April. Visit booth #3522.
Angels in MedCity – Oxford Information evening – 28th March 2017
CEO Ann Kramer will talk at the Angels in MedCity – Oxford Information Evening 28 March 2017, 17:00 – 20:00 Penningtons Manches Oxford, 9400 Garsington Road, Oxford Business Park, OX4 2HN MedCity in conjunction with Penningtons Manches would like to invite you to an information evening about the Angels in MedCity initiative. The event will… Read more »