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RESEARCH

Advancing new material revolution

The Gelatex platform technology, a non-woven nanofibrous gelatin-based material, can be applied to a range of industries to fuel the next generation of materials for healthier, cleaner and more sustainable future.

Current Research

Cell Cultivation

Gelatin-based nanofiber can be an excellent 3D substrate for cell cultures. Preliminary cell culture tests indicate that a cell cultures made with the Gelatex platform achieve deeper cell migration into the material, and form thicker tissue-like constructs. Gelatin based cell-cultures have numerous applications in biomedicine, including high-throughput, cost-effective drug testing.

Dentistry

Gelatex gelatin-based nanofibrous hold enormous potential for dentistry. Initial tests have shown that Gelatex gelatin-based nanofibrous materials could be used to enhance bone regeneration after tooth extraction. Films were made with various HAp concentrations and crystalline phase was detected on the surface of the fiber after samples were immersed in to SBF and PBS solutions indicating that scaffolds are bioactive.

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We are looking for innovative companies and research groups to advance research, testing and applications.

Future Applications

Wound Care

Gelatin is one of the polymers that can degrade in human tissues. Various studies have demonstrated the potential applications for gelatin nanofibers in wound care. We have invented an easily scalable method to produce gelatin nanofibrous material fast and cost effectively on continuous line, that holds tremendous potential for the wound care industry.

Air Filtration

Gelatin nanofibrous filters can remove particulate matter from the air better than other commercially available single material filters. Specifically, gelatin-based filters can absorb toxic chemicals such as formaldehyde or carbon monoxide from air. Gelatin-based filters have large surface area and small pores. Combined with Gelatex scalable and continuous production methods, there is a wide opportunity for gelatin nanofibers to be used in air filtration.

 

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