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SupraPolix' Supramolecular Polymers Bring Innovative Solutions to Cardiovascular TE

22-05-2017

Together with leading academic and industrial partners in the field of biomaterials science and tissue engineering from The Netherlands, Switzerland, and Germany, SupraPolix is developing its supramolecular polymers further towards their use as bioresorbable implants for Tissue Engineering (TE). The ultimate goal is the development of an off-the shelf available synthetic heart valve that gradually transforms into a living heart valve at the site of implantation and that lasts a life-time...


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Bioabsorbable and Bioactive Supramolecular Polymers for Biomedical Implants targeting Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Intracranial Aneurysms

15-02-2017

An international consortium comprising academic hospitals, universities, research centers, and industrial partners, including SupraPolix, has today in Barcelona concluded a 4-years project targeting bioabsorbable implants for urologic and embolic conditions. More specifically, bioabsorbable meshes for pelvic organ prolapse and polymeric coils for intracranial aneurysms have been targeted.

bioabsorble and elastomeric mesh e-spun from supramolecular polymers with SupraB™

In model studies, the...


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Highlight on self-healing SupraB™ materials

02-02-2012

After gaining recent attention in the international newspapers, such as the Daily Telegraph in the UK and the Repubblica in Italy, SupraPolix' managing director Tonny Bosman co-authored a feature article in Wiley's Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics journal. In this article, the hottest approaches in supramolecular self-healing materials are highlighted and have been rewarded with the issue's front-cover as displayed on the right.

The article addresses the fact that sophisticated polymeric...


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