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Posted
May 22, 2019
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Sam Findlay
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The Challenge

To be able to deliver a patient’s own stem cells to the point of need, to maintain cell viability and to provide scaffold structure to facilitate cartilage repair.

 

The Approach

Initially built on extrusion principals, a bespoke handheld freeform fabrication platform has been developed that allows high-resolution independent control of two biomaterials extruded through a custom co-axial extrusion tip.

 

The Team

Clinical end-users, mechatronics engineers, materials scientists and biologists across two-states with access to state-of-the-art additive fabrication and biofabrication development hardware.

 

Where Are We Now

On the cusp second-stage animal trials.

 

Where We Are Going

Human trial that will make real therapeutic impact.

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