(PRWEB) January 16, 2013
New ambitious project has the potential to change the shape and direction of current research into nano-applications. Contipro’s laboratories have developed 4SPIN®, a device that removes many of the obstacles that have so far hindered advances in the broader application of nanofibers, especially low productivity and hence the high prices of nano-materials in comparison with conventional materials. Another limitation has been that, up to now, it has not been possible to create nanofibers from certain materials.
“This can be demonstrated, for example, if we look at the use of nanofibers in medicine. The human body’s extracellular matrix includes hyaluronic acid, which would form an excellent basis for nanofiber structures in medical applications, but it has not previously been possible to produce nanofibers efficiently using hyaluronic acid. 4SPIN® has the ability to do this, paving the way, for example, for the creation of guides regulating the growth of damaged nerve and muscle fibres, or for the creation of spatial structures that are fitted with the live cells of patients in order to produce their own customized tissue,” says Vladimir Velebny, director of the Contipro holding, as he explains the significance of 4SPIN®.
“The 4SPIN® laboratory device is protected by four international patents and one industrial design right. These days, all manner of things are claimed to be revolutionary, but we are really convinced that 4SPIN is the genuine article. We expect keen interest in the device, especially among the universities, academic institutions and innovative companies,” says Contipro spokesman, Tomas Papez.
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