Biomaterials Discovery Workshop – Nottingham, UK – 15-16th Jan 2020
CEO Ann Kramer will be speaking at the fourth annual biomaterials discovery workshop at the Jublilee conference centre in Nottingham, UK on 16th January.
Synthetic wound healing membrane
‘Synthetic Amniotic Membrane’ development project supported by InnovateUK and the UKI2S Accelerator Programme for Technology Development Projects. For many of us, there is hardly any more life-changing disability imaginable than loss of sight. Whether through trauma or disease, the inability to rely on visual cues impacts on all matters of daily life; doing your job… Read more »
Thermoresponsive 3D cell culture scaffolds
A publication in Acta Biomaterialia by a team at Nottingham University, led by Profs Felicity Rose and Cameron Alexander, describes how a thermoresponsive polymer can be incorporated into 3D cell culture scaffolds to facilitate cell release. This thermoresponsive electrospun scaffold system combines the advantages of providing a physiologically relevant environment to maintain a desirable cell… Read more »
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 »
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,
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 »
SAWC – San Antonio, TX, USA – 7-11 May 2019
Marco Thio will be at SAWC in San Antionio Texas in May. The all new Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Spring | Wound Healing Society (SAWC Spring | WHS) meeting will feature exciting new cutting-edge topics led by the most dynamic and influential educators in wound healing to further move the wound care community forward, and… Read more »
Successful membrane safety study
A recent publication in British Journal of Ophthalmology by Professor Sheila MacNeil and colleagues at the University of Sheffield and the L.V. Prasad eye clinic in Hyderabad, described how electrospun membranes can be safely applied to rabbit corneas without inducing any local or systemic toxicity. The membranes, made from poly-lactic co-glycolic acid (PLGA) 50:50, were… Read more »
IDS 2019 – Cologne, Germany – 12-16 March 2019
IDS is the leading global trade fair for the dental community, which ensures sustainable success as a platform for innovation and market trends. Discover the dental future here in Cologne from 12-16 March 2019. Marco Thio will attend on behalf of The Electrospinning Company.