Biomaterials

Sustainable R&D for new Technology in Start Ups

Conference Presentation
Southwest Process Technology Conference
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 1:00pm-1:30pm
Often Start Ups develop technology for building block chemicals from renewables. DOE has a list of 12 such building blocks, such as glucaric acid,...

Engineering and Health Care

Archived Webinar
May 16, 2011
Dr. Langer discusses the involvement of engineering in health care, from the discovery of the first angiogenesis inhibitors to the development of...

Biomaterials for Stem Cell Tissue Engineering

Archived Webinar
Apr 5, 2011
Stem cells have become a promising cell source in the tissue engineering field. Intense studies have been focused at the cell and molecular biology...

ONE-STEP FERMENTATIVE PRODUCTION OF POLYLACTIC ACID

May
2012
SBE Special Section
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Sang Yup Lee
Si Jae Park
Min Kyung Kim
The use of PLA has been hindered by its complex and expensive synthesis process. A new technology promises to change this — giving PLA a chance to compete with fossil-based plastics.

Bio-Based Materials in the New Bio Economy

May
2012
SBE Special Section
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Amar Mohanty
Murali M. Reddy
Manjusri Misra
Biological feedstocks are expected to gradually replace some fossil-based raw materials to create eco-friendly products, from car parts and packaging materials to electronic devices and other consumer goods - laying the foundation for a reduced-carbon economy.

SYNTHETIC SPIDER SILK PROTEINS AND THREADS

May
2012
SBE Special Section
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Ute Slotta
Nathalie Mougin
Lin Römer
Axel H. Leimer
E. coli can be genetically engineered to mimic the complex natural process by which a spider makes the proteins that it uses to spin the fibers for its web. With additional processing, fibers with properties similar to those of natural spider silk...

RHEOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF BIO-BASED MATERIALS

May
2012
SBE Special Section
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P.H.S. Santos
D. Bhopatkar
O.H. Campanella
Experimental and analytical tools combined with computational studies can be used to design new bio-based materials tailored for specific applications.

Bio-Based Materials Step into the Operating Room

September
2012
On The Horizon
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Sujata K. Bhatia, M.D., P.E.
A new class of implantable medical materials — constructed from naturally derived and renewably sourced polymers — is poised to transform clinical medicine.

Engineering a Better Way to Heal Broken Bones

November
2010
SBE Special Section
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Matthew B. Murphy
Integrating mesenchymal stem cells and biomaterials shows promise for treating traumatic skeletal injuries via bone tissue engineering.

Developing Cell Therapy Biomanufacturing Processes

November
2010
SBE Special Section
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Jon A. Rowley
Establishing scalable technology platforms that allow for varying levels of production throughout the different stages of clinical testing can minimize process development timelines, drug-comparability risks, and — ultimately — costs.

CEP: News Update

August
2012
News Update
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Updates Include: The Natural Gas Debate Continues Smart Material Stays Cool in the Heat Firefly-Semiconductor Hybrid Lights Up Ionic Liquid Improves Hydrogen-Producing Catalyst One-Pot Synthesis Yields Zeolites at Bargain Prices High-Carbon Diet...
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