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A device for electromechanical stimulation of 2D monolayer and 3D stem cell’s cultures
International patent granted(National phases).

New device and apparatus for mechanical or simultaneous electromechanical stem cell cultures have been designed and patented by UPC and IGTP. The device is disposable and allows sterile mechanical stimulation on standard Petri dishes without breaking the sterile barrier.

TECHNOLOGY DESCRIPTION

New apparatus and method for exerting mechanical and/or electrical stimulation to a cell culture with a non-invasive and aseptic approach.

The device presented enables combination of both electrical and mechanical stimulation either independently or simultaneously. The mechanical stimulation is performed with a non-invasive and aseptic novel approach. A sterile, single use device is placed into a standard Petri dish. The cells are seeded in a volume contained in the central area of the device, which goes through mechanical stimulation thanks to the embedded magnets and the external magnetic field.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

- Mechanical or simultaneous electromechanical stimulation on standard Petri dishes.
- The device can be fully sterilized prior cell culture seeding or may be sold directly pre-sterilized for immediate use.
- The benefits of the electromechanical stimulation can be non-destructively and on line monitored using Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy

License. Technology available for licensing with technical cooperation
License agreement

APPLICATION

Tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, stem cells research, metabolic studies.

The target market of this technology are specialized technicians and research centres/hospitals.

Biotechnology

University groups, science and technology parks, research centres. Medical technology industries.

STATE OF MATURITY
Research
Development
Exploitation

Device, device fabrication procedure and apparatus already developed
Electrical impedance spectroscopy on-line monitoring — in process

STATE OF INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY

International patent granted(National phases). Institut Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP) (30%). UPC (70%).

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL
UPC_SERVEI DE GESTIÓ DE LA INNOVACIÓ
Xavier Estaran
934 134 094
CREB - Centre de Recerca en Enginyeria Biomedica
A device for electromechanical stimulation of 2D monolayer and 3D stem cell’s cultures
International patent granted(National phases).

New device and apparatus for mechanical or simultaneous electromechanical stem cell cultures have been designed and patented by UPC and IGTP. The device is disposable and allows sterile mechanical stimulation on standard Petri dishes without breaking the sterile barrier.

TECHNOLOGY DESCRIPTION

New apparatus and method for exerting mechanical and/or electrical stimulation to a cell culture with a non-invasive and aseptic approach.

The device presented enables combination of both electrical and mechanical stimulation either independently or simultaneously. The mechanical stimulation is performed with a non-invasive and aseptic novel approach. A sterile, single use device is placed into a standard Petri dish. The cells are seeded in a volume contained in the central area of the device, which goes through mechanical stimulation thanks to the embedded magnets and the external magnetic field.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

- Mechanical or simultaneous electromechanical stimulation on standard Petri dishes.
- The device can be fully sterilized prior cell culture seeding or may be sold directly pre-sterilized for immediate use.
- The benefits of the electromechanical stimulation can be non-destructively and on line monitored using Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy

License. Technology available for licensing with technical cooperation
License agreement

APPLICATION

Tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, stem cells research, metabolic studies.

The target market of this technology are specialized technicians and research centres/hospitals.

Biotechnology

University groups, science and technology parks, research centres. Medical technology industries.

STATE OF MATURITY
Research
Development
Exploitation

Device, device fabrication procedure and apparatus already developed
Electrical impedance spectroscopy on-line monitoring — in process

STATE OF INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY

International patent granted(National phases). Institut Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP) (30%). UPC (70%).

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL
UPC_SERVEI DE GESTIÓ DE LA INNOVACIÓ
Xavier Estaran
934 134 094
CREB - Centre de Recerca en Enginyeria Biomedica