Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - UPC posted this:Novel actuation system for an active orthosisA novel actuation system for a knee orthosis has been designed and patented. This new technology allows to actuate or lock knee rotation during gait, by means of a single motor and a ball-screw transmission. The system is lowweight, compact and easy to adapt to commercial passive orthoses. Partners to further develop the system and/or to establish commercial agreements along with technical cooperation are sought.
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Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas posted this:Overcoming resistance to Beta-lactam antibiotics in Bacterial speciesCSIC and the University of Würzburg have developed a new method to eliminate antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections using classical antibiotics previously discarded due the occurrence of antibiotic resistance. Industrial partners from the pharmaceutical industry are being sought to collaborate through a patent licence agreement. An offer for Patent Licensing
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas posted this:Biocompatible self-generating cell stimulatorCSIC through the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Barcelona - Centro Nacional de Microelectrónica, has developed a device based on nanogenerators for electrical cells stimulation without the need of electrodes or bulky devices. The device is biocompatible and, among its multiple applications, is able to actuate in medical prostheses as an enhancer of cellular growth and proliferation, which permits an early lesion recovery (such as a fracture or wound). Industrial partners dedicated to the development of medical devices for cells stimulation, in particular, focused onto therapeutic treatments of non-healing wounds, are being sought to collaborate through a patent license agreement.
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Cracow University of Technology posted this:Synthetic bone substitute with antimicrobial properties (antibacterial and antifungal).The offered product is a material used for reconstruction of skeletal system bone with long-term antimicrobial operation, in contrast to the pure hydroxyapatite most widely used in regenerative medicine. The resulting materials can be designed in many industries, but the emphasis is mainly focused on medical, dental and pharmaceutical applications.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Double port injector to corneal transplant DMEKThe Reseacrh group in Cell biology of solid tumors and tisular regeneration from Alcala University and the Research group in Cellular Engineering from University from Hospital La Paz, have developed a new injector designed to reduce endotellial damage during the corneal endothelial graft implantation in eye´s anterior chamber. The group is looking for cooperation or commercial agreement with companies manufacturers of sanitary products and medical devices, ophthalmological clinics and hospitals.
Universidad de Alicante posted this:Novel and simple procedure for dispersing graphene derivatives in chemically curable resins.The Laboratory of Adhesion and Adhesives of the University of Alicante and the company Dental Global Training, have developed a new procedure to incorporate efficiently graphene derivatives (nanofibers, nanosheets, nanoparticles) in chemically cured resins by using an in situ polymerization technique. The method is very simple and fast, it provides an excellent dispersion of the graphene derivatives in both the solid components of the resin and in the cured polymer matrix, and is entirely friendly with the environment. The novel method does not require the use of organic solvents nor water, ultrasounds, and high pressure/temperature. The resulting resin composites show excellent mechanical properties, good wear resistance, easy manipulation and increase the insolubility in oral fluids, and therefor they have special interest in applications in odontology, traumatology and non-medical applications too (automobile, construction, civil engineering, aeronautics, space engineering, electronics and optics). It is looking for companies interested in acquiring this technology for its commercial exploitation.
Universidad de Alicante posted this:Novel self-expanding polyurethane foams intended for inert filling of pleural and other human cavities.The Adhesion and Adhesives Laboratory of the University of Alicante has developed a new polymeric foaming material for in-situ filling and sealing of internal irregular different shaped human cavities, intended for patients suffering chronic pleural cavities and in-field injuries caused by bullets or accidental event leaving open blood vessels. The new foam is composed of two separate liquid components that can be mixed in a two-body syringe in such a way that the foaming time can be modulated for allowing the foam formation at the end of the syringe needle. The new polymeric foam can self-expanded and self-modelated for avoiding complications in open internal cavities caused by infections, blooding, fistulae, dyspnea or sepsis. The new foam is easily applicable, safe for biological tissues, and its use avoid the use of the current aggressive treatments in pleural cavities. It is looking for companies interested in acquiring this technology for its commercial exploitation.
DIT Hothouse posted this:Optimisation of Posterior Spinal Dynamic (PSD) Stabilisation SurgeryOptimising spinal surgery techniques through the use of a hip and spine simulator and a tension and torsion test machine to treat spinal patient such as those with crushed vertebra and spinal deformities, like scoliosis.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Double mesh prosthesis that corrects defects in the abdominal wall and prevents adhesion formation at the peritoneal interfaceA research group from the Surgery Department of Alcala University has designed an implantable prosthesis made of two meshes joined together, for abdominal surgery uses. This prosthesis prevents the erosion of the viscera by promoting mesothelial deposition. Both meshes induce fibroblast proliferation and collagen deposition achieving the definitive repair of the defect at the expense of connective tissue. This research group is looking for manufacturing and license agreements.
Centre Technology Transfer CITTRU posted this:Protective coating for metal implants: effective protection against heavy metal ions release, high durability, simplicity of production and relatively low priceThe main innovative aspects of the invention are: •highly effective protection against corrosion of the implant surface in the environment of body fluids resulting in a significant reduction of the release of metal ions into the body; •high durability of the coating; •simple manufacturing method; •relatively low price.
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Biomedicine and Biotechnology Center - Leipzig University posted this:Peptide for Titanium and Biomaterial Surface Coating for Enhanced OsseointegrationOur research involves the modification of a recently patented molecule that contains L-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine (DOPA) and other bonding peptides to increase osseointegration on metal surfaces, particularly titanium. Lab results show that when coated with this molecule, titanium surfaces showed increased signs of bio-compatibility, which is backed up by published scientific research. The technology has the potential of improving osteosynthesis and orthopedic implants, as well as many other types of surgical implants. The BBZ is looking for licensing, joint R&D, or ownership opportunities regarding this technology.