ASTM Workshop Virtual, 20-21 Jan 21

Dr Matei Cirstea will present at the Workshop on the Use of Absorbable Polymers for Medical Devices, held on January 20-21 2021. This workshop is sponsored by ASTM Committee F04 on Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices and will be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA, in conjunction with the May standards… Read more »

Virtual ESCRS 2020 – 2-4 Oct

We are attending the virtual 38th Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Reflective Surgeon (ESCRS) from 2-4th October 2020. The ESCRS promote education and research in the field of implant and refractive surgery and the study and practice of ophthalmology. We have had the opportunity to support the development of affordable corneal surface regeneration… Read more »

Virtual Advanced Therapies Connect – 29-30 Sept

We will be attending the Advanced Therapies Connect 2020 held virtually on the 29th to 30th September 2020. Advanced Therapies Connect is a platform for biotechs to build relationships and partnerships with the mission to help Biotechs progress along their commercialisation journey. Ann Kramer will be attending session and will be available for meetings throughout… Read more »

Virtual EUCornea Meeting – 26 Sept

We are participating in the 11th EU Cornea Virtual Meeting on the 26th September 2020. The EUCornea Society is a platform to discuss and share knowledge among researchers in the field of ophthalmology. It provides a collaborative opportunity for organisations to progress in cornea and ocular surface disease. The Electrospinning company is working on a… Read more »

Trip to Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan

Late 2019, the Japanese External Trade Organisation (JETRO) approached me with the opportunity to visit the Ibaraki prefecture in Japan to explore collaboration with local companies. Little did I know that the particular city in question, Tsukuba, is one of the hotbeds in R&D in Japan. Successive meetings and calls with the excellent UK-based JETRO… Read more »

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.   Prof. Alvaro Mata (University of Nottingham) “Turning molecules into functional biomaterials through supramolecular engineering” Prof. Patricia Dankers (Eindhoven University of Technology) “Supramolecular polymeric materials as synthetic extracellular matrices: from design to high… Read more »

Multi-well plate patent granted

The European patent office issued patent EP2812424 on 28th August 2019. The patented invention is a multi-well plate containing a scaffold layer which provides a porous three-dimensional network of polymer nanofibres suitable for growing cells in 3D and the process for fabricating the multi-well assay plate. The Electrospinning Company manufactures the Mimetix® range of multi-well plates… 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 »