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 »

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 »

IKC Regener8 Conference – Leeds, UK – 21st June

Dr Katrina Moisley will attend the IKC Annual Conference on behalf of The Electrospinning Company. IKC Annual Conference 2019 – Bench to bedside: generating critical evidence Date: June 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM Location: Leeds Returning in 2019, the Medical Technologies IKC Annual Conference is a unique opportunity to hear the latest in medical technology development. The… Read more »

Blister pack capability

We have installed a Nelipak blister pack machine in our cleanroom facility. In addition to continual expansion of our electrospinning expertise with different raw materials, we are also increasing our post-processing capabilities. The post-spinning treatment of an electrospun membrane is critical for its use as a medical device or medical device component. Our post-processing capabilities include: Vacuum drying… Read more »

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 »

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 »

We’ve moved!

Brand new, purpose-built facilities on the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, a rapidly expanding innovation hub near Oxford in the UK. We are moving into our new unit (#5) in the Zephyr Building on 29th October. The 500 square metre unit is fitted out with four Class VII cleanroom modules, facilitating the segregation of R&D… Read more »