3-dimensional porous scaffolds for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine
Korea Institute of Industrial Technology(KITECH), California, United States
Technologies to provide a 3-D tissue culture environment having inter-connecting pores, biodegradability, appropriate surface property, efficient cell attachment and proliferation 1. Fabrication of advanced absorbable scaffolds using various nonwoven technologies 2. Design of 3-D scaffolds comprising a biodegradable multifilament draw-textured yarn 3. Surface modification technology of scaffolds
Primary Application Area: Medical Devices
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 4
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: To design functional substitutes for damaged tissues and organs, we have developed totally new concept of scaffolds by modifying existing textile manufacturing process. Our products can be easily fabricated into variety of shapes and sizes, and show excellent 3-D structure with inter-connecting pores, biodegradability, and efficient cell attachment and proliferation.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 110
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date: Development of the technology was funded by Korea government.
Primary Sources of Funding: Other
Looking for: Development / License Partners