New 3D aligned plate designed for neuroscience and stem cell studies
The Electrospinning Company launches a new 3D aligned plate designed for neuroscience and stem cell studies. Our Mimetix® scaffold: [checklist icon=”bullet”] Enables the formation of active 3D neuronal networks Allows stem cell differentiation Is compatible with imaging Is suitable for in vitro myelination assays [/checklist] Buy it here (www.electrospinning.co.uk/shop/) or contact us for a quote. Bespoke… Read more »
Investment round closed successfully
The Electrospinning Company has raised almost £400,000 in a round supported equally by existing and new shareholders. STFC Innovations Ltd. and the Rainbow Seed Fund, together with Angel investors from Angels 5K, Minerva Investment Group, Wroxall Investor’s club and London Business Angels continued to support the growth of the company and were joined by Angel… Read more »
Electrospinning: Principles and Possibilities – London – 3-4 Dec
IOP Electrospinning: Principles and Possibilities: 2015 at the Hallam Conference Centre, London from 3rd to 4th December 2015. Dr Brendan Rob, Senior R&D Scientist at The Electrospinning Company, will present on recent advances in highly porous, robust electrospun materials for use in bioreactors. He will report on work performed in the EU FP7 funded HESUB… Read more »
Neuroscience 2015, 17-21 October, Chicago
Come to the AMSBio stand at Neuroscience 2015 next week in Chicago to learn about Mimetix and neuronal cells.
World Conference on Regenerative Medicine – Leipzig, Germany – Oct 21-23
Come and meet us at the World Conference on Regenerative Medicine – Europe´s most exciting and interdisciplinary event on regenerative medicine in October 21–23, 2015 at Congress Center Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany. Topics: Cell therapy and immunotherapy, stem cells, tissue engineering and cell engineering, biomaterials and tissue interaction, models of regeneration, molecular mechanisms of regeneration, diagnostic… Read more »
AMSBio to distribute Mimetix products
We are pleased to announce the appointment of AMS Biotechnology as a distributor of Mimetix tissue culture plates for 3D cell culture. AMSBio has built expertise in 3D cell culture and offers a range of innovative products and technology complementary to our electrospun microfiber scaffold plates. To purchase from AMSBio click here
Axon myelination model using Mimetix aligned fibres
A recent study published by Dr Marie Bechler of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine in Edinburgh (Current Biology 25, 1-6, September 21, 2015, Bechler et al.) has demonstrated that oligodendrocytes have an extraordinary ability to self-regulate the formation of compact, multi-lamellar myelin and to generate sheaths of physiological length, using The Electrospinning Company’s poly(L-lactide) aligned… Read more »
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 »