MIMETAS' OrganoPlates™ contain 96 3D cell cultures that are each individually perfused with medium. The platform allows for arbitrary co-culture complexity without usage of artificial membranes and mimics gradients of signaling molecules similar to the human body. Moreover the microtiter plate platform is fully compatible to industrial screening and readout equipment.
"We identified MIMETAS as a high potential, fast-growing company," said Rich Bendis, President & CEO of BHI. "The presence of MIMETAS in the state of Maryland is therefore mutually beneficial: it provides MIMETAS with access to top U.S. institutions such as Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, NIH, and FDA while the presence of MIMETAS here will help generate high-tech jobs in the state of Maryland."
MIMETAS currently is looking to fill a business development role. This new position will establish and manage the U.S. subsidiary in collaboration with BHI. Further information is available on the BHI website.
MIMETAS develops organ-on-a-chip technology for testing of new medicines in high-throughput on miniaturized organ and disease models. MIMETAS' products are designed to offer increased predictive value as compared to laboratory animals and conventional cell culture models. The MIMETAS OrganoPlate™ platform allows 3D cell culture with continuous perfusion, membrane-free co-culture, boundary and gradient formation. In close collaboration with its customers, MIMETAS develops and validates customized disease, toxicology and
|SOURCE BioHealth Innovation, Inc.|
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