MedTech Ireland Conference, September 2023.
The Electrospinning Company is exhibiting at MedTech Ireland Conference in September 2023. You are welcome to visit our booth #98B and talk about electrospun biomaterials for medical devices and regenerative medicine.
Grant of cell therapy membrane patents
The UK patent office has issued the Kalyptix® patent (GB1914184.5) covering an immune-protective bilayer membrane. We use the Kalyptix technology platform to create implantable devices for cell therapy which act as a barrier to cells yet permit diffusion of molecules such as glucose and insulin. In addition, the European patent office has issued the microscaffold… Read more »
Symatix trademark granted
The Symatix trademark has been granted an international registration at the WIPO. For more information about the Symatix membrane for corneal repair and would healing, please follow this link
RCOphth Annual Congress, Glasgow, 23-26 May
Dr Gianpaolo Bruti and Dr Mehri Behbehani will attend the RCOphth Annual Congress in Glasgow, Scotland from 23-26 May. Contact us to discuss applications of the Symatix membrane in ophthalmic applications.
ASTM Workshop Virtual, 20-21 Jan 2021
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 virtually by WebEx. Objective and Scope First introduced 50 years ago in the form… Read more »
Virtual World Biomaterials Congress 2020, 11-15 Dec 2020
Organised every 4 years, the virtual World Biomaterials Congress (WBC), scheduled for 11-15th December 2020 brings together a broad range of experts in the field of biomaterials. Packed with scientific sessions about the latest and greatest in biomaterials, electrospun materials have always taken a central stage in previous events. For the first time, The Electrospinning Company… 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 »
3DBioNet IBIN – London, UK – 20 Jan 2020
Registration is now open for the Joint 3DBioNet IBIN Meeting taking place January 20th – 21st in London at Prospero House. The 1st day of the meeting will be hosted by 3DBioNet and will consist of talks and discussions surrounding the current challenges in 3D cell culture, with a similar format to our past events, and a particular… 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 »
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 »