UTA-linked startup TissueGen wins ‘Medical Device Engineering Breakthrough’ award

July 17, 2017 -

Source: Eurekalert

Biotech startup TissueGen, Inc. was awarded the “Medical Device Engineering Breakthrough” award by MedTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global health and medical technology market. More than 2000 inventions from more than 10 countries competed for the awards for 2017.

TissueGen won the award for its patented ELUTEĀ® fiber, which provides pharmaceutical, therapeutic and medical device companies with topical and implantable drug delivery from biodegradable polymer-based fibers. Medical devices incorporating these fibers have the potential to revolutionize tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications including spinal cord injury repair, nerve regeneration, orthopedic soft tissue repair, and many more.

Read more:https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-07/uota-us071217.php

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