Microsphere-based Gradient Plugs for Osteochondral Regeneration
University of Kansas, KS, United States
Implantable biomaterial for promoting bone and cartilage regeneration in joints following articular cartilage injury, a leading cause of advanced osteoarthritis.
Primary Application Area: Medical Devices
Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 5
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: The scaffold material design would allow for the future incorporation of pharmaceuticals, biologics or cultured cells to be encapsulated within the microspheres.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 13M
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date:
Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant, University
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners