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 »
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 »
Nature Communications paper “Deep learning for high-throughput quantification of oligodendrocyte ensheathment at single-cell resolution” by a team at McGill university describes how they established a high-throughput method to assess oligodendrocyte ensheathment in-vitro, combining nanofiber culture devices and automated imaging with a heuristic approach that informed the development of a deep learning analytic algorithm.This is important because… 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.
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
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 »
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.
3D Cell Culture – London – 20-21 Feb 2019
SMi’s 3rd Annual Conference 3D Cell Culture February 20-21, 2019 | London, United Kingdom ————————————————————————- Cell Culture in an important tool for research and development within the life science industry. Over the past few years, 3D Cell Culture has gained momentum within the pharmaceutical industry due to the benefits that this model offers over conventional… Read more »
UK Top 10 Healthcare Scale-ups to watch list
The Electrospinning Company has been recognised as one of Britain’s top 10 scale-up companies to watch in healthcare and life sciences, in a list compiled by Capital Cell Investment Manager. More information can be found here.
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 »
Materials Accelerator Forum – Manchester, UK – 13th November 2018
Materials accelerator forum The Royce works to accelerate the commercialisation of advanced materials, by directly supporting startups, spin-outs, SMEs and large corporates, with advice, expertise and facilities access. The Forum will share details of how to apply to the Royce for facilities access and ‘proof of concept’ funding, as well as sharing insights from successful… Read more »