Resource Guide

The Resource Guide is a fully searchable listing of biomaterials-related products and services.

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AccelLAB Inc.
Michel Assad
1635 Bvld. Lionel-Bertrand
Boisbriand, Quebec Canada J7H1N8
Phone: 450-435-9482
Fax: 450-435-4795

AccelLAB is a CRO that evaluates safety/efficacy of medical implants with large animal models under GLP. On-site surgeries are performed in surgical suites equipped with CT-scan and C-arm Fluoroscopy. Implantation is followed by histology, imaging, hematology/biochemistry. Imaging modalities also include MRI, X-Ray and Micro CT. Pathology reports are then provided by experienced pathologists. AccelLAB is accredited by AAALAC International.

Aldrich-Materials Science
Sebastian Grajales
3050 Spruce Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: 800-521-8956

Aldrich Materials Science provides performance materials for use in biomedical, alternative energy, and electronics research and manufacturing. The Company enables innovation through its Centers of Excellence in Hard Materials, Polymers and Organic Electronics, as well as through our catalog, collaborations, and custom development and manufacturing services. For more information, visit

Altasorb (Ortec, Inc.)
Larry Suggs
PO Box 1469
Easley, SC 29641
Phone: 864-859-1471
Fax: 864-644-3654

The Altasorb product line represents the highest quality monomers used in the bioabsorbable polymer marketplace. Offerings include glycolide, lactide (both l and d,l), PDO, TMC, caprolactone and other derivatives. Our domestic manufacturing location in Greenville, SC ensures quick response and fast delivery times. Custom synthesis and cGMP manufacturing services, including USP water and Class 100,000 Clean Room, for Medical Devices, APIs, and Combination Products are available.

Bezwada Biomedical
Rao Bezwada
15 Ilene Ct. Suite 1
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Phone: 908-281-7529
Fax: 908-359-1179

Bezwada Biomedical LLC is a privately-held biomaterials company that offers absorbable polymers beyond PLGA. The company develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary absorbable monomers and polymers for various biomedical applications. It has state-of-the-art R&D facilities in the USA and India. It has a strong technology and product portfolio comprising absorbable polyurethanes, functionalized drugs and amino acid based monomers for developing combination devices. We also offer standard absorbable polymers, custom synthesis and contract research on absorbable polymers for biomedical applications. Please visit us at or email us at

Biomedical Materials
(IOP Publishing)
Antigoni Messaritiki
150 S. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215-627-0880
Fax: 215-627-0879

IOP Publishing is an international, not-for-profit, learned society publisher. We are a world leader in scientific publishing and the electronic dissemination of peer-reviewed scientific research. We offer renowned journals, such as Biomedical Materials and Biofabrications.

Biomomentum, Inc.
Eric Quenneville
970 Michelin Street, Ste. 200
Laval, QC H7L 5C1
Phone: 450-667-2299

Biomomentum provides instruments and services for biomechanical testing.
The Mach-1™ is a mechanical tester designed for compression, tension, shear, and torsion testing. It can be configured for automatic mapping on articular cartilage surfaces through indentation. The Arthro-BST™ is a medical device for the measurement of compression-induced streaming potentials of articular cartilage during arthroscopy.

Bose Corporation
Judy Stokes
10250 Valley View Road
Suite 113
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: 952-278-3064
Fax: 952-278-3071

Bose Corporation's ElectroForce Systems Group introduces the ElectroForce® 3200 and 3330 Series II test instruments which incorporate a new high accuracy displacement sensor for the characterization of soft tissues, bone, biomaterials, scaffolds and medical devices. Our BioDynamic® test instruments advance tissue engineering by providing a novel approach to specimen stimulation and characterization.

Bridge PTS
Paul Attar
2509 Kennedy Circle
Building 125 4th Floor
San Antonio, TX 78235
Phone: 210-532-7344
Fax: 210-532-7349

Wound healing and infection research is our specialty at BRIDGE PTS. We offer expertise in evaluating drugs and medical devices for their wound healing, antimicrobial and anti-biofilm efficacy using in vitro and in vivo models that closely resemble human disease. For more information visit

Cambridge Polymer
Group, Inc.
Gavin Braithwaite
56 Roland Street- Suite 310
Boston, MA 02129
Phone: 617-629-4400
Fax: 617-629-9100

Cambridge Polymer Group, Inc. is a contract research organization specializing in materials. We partner with our clients to solve problems utilizing our multi-disciplinary research team and full service laboratory. We provide materials, testing and engineering solutions for clients worldwide.

Chinese Society for Biomaterials
Hua Ai, PhD, Professor
National Engineering Research Center for Biomaterials
Sichuan University
29 Wangjiang Rd.
Chengdu, 610064, China
Tel: +86-28-8541-3991
Fax: +86-28-8541-3991

The Chinese Society for Biomaterials (CSBM) welcomes you to take a look at the activities of the CSBM in 2013.

Erica Smith
500 Shire Way
Lexington, MA 02421
Phone: 781-541-5555
Fax: 781-541-5565

CBSET is a preclinical research organization that offers a full range of GLP and non-GLP services, ranging from early product evaluation to preclinical safety, to physician assessment and training. CBSET specializes in the development and application of techniques in the fields of cardiology, electrophysiology, orthopedics, wound healing, regenerative medicine, endoscopy/laparoscopy, cellular therapy, and diagnostic imaging.

CRC Press/Taylor and Francis
Michael Slaughter
6000 Broken Sound Parkway NW
Suite 300
Boca Raton, FL 33487
Phone: 415-897-1238
Fax: 415-897-1428

Taylor and Francis Group/CRC Press is a leading publisher of technical references and textbooks in Biomaterials. Review new and bestselling books and receive 20-50% off on conference specials. Review our journal selections and pick up complimentary copies. Talk to us about being a CRC Press Author!

DaVinci Biomedical Research
Tony Nazal
P.O. Box 1125
S. Lancaster, MA 01561
Phone: 919-661-8443
Fax: 919-661-8580

Bringing Art & Innovation together through Scientific Excellence We perform GLP & Non-GLP animal studies for Device, Biotech and Pharma. Unique insight & expertise in Regenerative, Cardio/Endovascular, Orthopedic, Tissue/Wound & Urological disciplines, provides investigators with acute and chronic models (rodents, canine, ovine, bovine, NHP) for proof of concept, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility. We help researchers achieve their goals.

DiaPharma Group, Inc.
Dina Snider
8948 Beckett Road
West Chester, OH 45244
Phone: 800-447-3846
Fax: 513-860-9635

The DiaPharma Group supplies diagnostic and research reagents for the investigation of thrombotic potential, anticoagulation, hemostasis and vascular biology. Please visit DiaPharma to learn about the latest products for heparin assays, thrombin generation, and platelet function testing.

DURECT Corporation/Lactel Absorbable Polymers
Stacey Matsuoka
10260 Bubb Road
Cupertino, CA 95014
Phone: 408-367-4038
Fax: 408-865-1406

At the forefront of biomaterial production is LACTEL® Absorbable Polymers, the first commercial supply of biodegradable polyesters in the U.S. For decades we have supplied GMP excipients for biomaterial use world-wide. At our new, state-of-the art facility in Birmingham, Alabama we continue to pioneer commercial scale production of medical-grade polymers.

Envision TEC, Inc.
Carlos Carvalho
15162 S.Commerce Drive
Dearborn, MI 48120
Phone: 313-436-4300
Fax: 313-436-4303

EnvisionTEC is a world leader in Rapid Prototyping and Rapid Manufacturing equipment. Using a team of in house experts in chemical, software, optical, mechanical, and electrical engineering, envisionTEC was highly successful in producing the most reliable Rapid Prototyping system in the world using its core based technology of selective light modulation, which is currently being utilized in its DLP® based systems. EnvisionTEC also has close to 12 years experience in the field of Tissue Engineering with the widely accepted 3D-Bioplotter® system, with which numerous in vitro and in vivo experiments have been successfully conducted and published.

Evonik Corporation
Howard Bowman
750 Lakeshore Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35211
Phone: 205-917-2297
Fax: 205-917-2291
Website: www.evonik/

Evonik Industries, a global leader in specialty chemicals, offers drug delivery technologies, API manufacturing, intermediates, and amino acids to the healthcare marketplace. Evonik is a worldwide supplier of the Resomer® and Lakeshore Biomaterials™ brands of bioabsorbable polymers for pharmaceutical and medical device applications. Custom polymer manufacturing is also available. Delivery technologies include development services, solubility enhancement, functional excipients and GMP manufacturing for oral and parenteral formulations.

Exogenesis Corporation
Art Kurz
20 Fortune Drive
Billerica, MA 01821
Phone: 978-438-0120

Exogenesis is commercializing proprietary nanoscale surface modification technologies that have been successfully commercialized in the semi-conductor and industrial optics industries. The process is non-additive: it is not a coating. NanoAccel™ has the ability to alter and control surface properties to promote tissue integration, reduce biofilm formation, promote antiadhesive properties to platelets and provide a superior drug or protein eluting property without the use of polymers.

Izon Science Ltd.
Anne M. Sandstrom
85 Bolton Street
Cambridge, MA 02140
Phone: 857-259-6621
Fax: 857-259-6623

Izon Science Ltd. Designs and manufactures precision instrumentation for nano- and micro-scale particle analysis. Our instruments, the qNano and qViro-X, utilize tunable resistive pulse sensing (TRPS) to measure the properties of individual particles. Our technology enables an accurate measurement of sample concentration as well as size and zeta-potential distribution.

Lifecore Biomedical LLC
Rebecca Sebasky
3515 Lyman Boulevard
Chaska, MN 55364
Phone: 952-368-6321
Fax: 952-368-4278

Lifecore Biomedical specializes in the aseptic filling and raw material manufacturing of sodium hyaluronate and more recently, the Corgel™ BioHydrogel kits. Hyaluronan and Corgel are being utilized and evaluated in applications that range from ophthalmics and tissue engineering to orthopedics, wound healing and aesthetics, along with several other medical fields.

Materials Research Society Anita Miller
506 Keystone Drive
Warrendale, PA 15086
Phone: 724-779-3003
Fax: 724-779-8313

The Materials Research Society (MRS), renowned for its Spring and Fall Meetings, now offers its members FREE unlimited online access to the MRS Bulletin, the MRS Online Proceedings Library (with over 100,000 proceedings papers, many devoted to biomedical and biomaterials research), and MRS Communications, a new full-color, high-impact letters and prospective journal introduced in 2011. Visit for details.

Michelson Prize & Grants
Becky Cyr
PO Box 66370
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Phone: 310-574-5780
Fax: 310-574-5799

The Michelson Prize & Grant in Reproductive Biology offers a $25 million prize and grants of up to $250,000 per year for scientists to pursue development of a single dose, permanent, non-surgical sterilant for cats and dogs. For more information or to apply for funding, visit

MPI Research
Amber Nelson
54943 North Main Street
Mattawan, MI 49071
Phone: 269-668-3336
Fax: 269-668-4151

MPI Research is a preclinical and early clinical CRO that provides discovery, surgery, safety evaluation, bioanalytical, and analytical services. We exceed expectations through consistency and quality, with a commitment to communication and innovation, delivering benefits throughout all phases of development. Learn how we can go beyond for you at

Mady Lund
Dept. of Bioengineering, Box 35163
Univ. of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206-685-1229
Fax: 206-221-7451

The National ESCA and Surface Analysis Center for Biomedical Problems (NESAC/BIO) is an NIHfunded Instrumentation Resource dedicated to applying contemporary surface analysis tools to biomedical problems.

BioNanoMedTech co
CeNTech GmbH
Holger Winter
Heisenbergstr 11
Munster, NRW 48149
Phone: +49-251-5340-6200
Fax: +49-251-5340-6102

The network "Biomolecular Regenerative Methods and Nanobiotechnology in Medical Technology" (BioNanoMedTech) represents a broad platform of biomolecular expertise and biomedical engineering for regenerative medicine, improvement of biomaterials, and manufacturing of medical devices. The network covers all parts of the regenerative medicine value chain starting with basic research up to production, marketing and sales. The members of BioNanoMedTech are part of several public funded projects, and experienced in international cooperation as well.

NJ Center for Biomaterials
John Bushby
145 Bevier Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 732-445-6624
Fax: 732-455-5006

RESBIO is a NIH funded national biomedical technology resource that develops integrated multidisciplinary state-of-the-art technologies tailored to accelerate biomaterials research for regenerative medicine, showcasing high-throughput polymeric biomaterial synthesis and cell-material interactions, mechanotransduction research, confocal microscopy for predicting stem cell lineage, noninvasive spectroscopic imaging, and NJCBM's network of academic and industrial collaborations.

NOF America Corporation
Motohiro Mitani
One North Broadway
Suite 1012
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-681-9790
Fax: 914-681-9791

NOF exhibits Lipidure ®, a series of polymers consisting of phosphorylcholine group which is extremely biocompatible thanks to the same structure as a polar group of phospholipid existing in human cell membrane. Lipidure® can be used for various kinds of medical devices to prevent blood clotting and suppress protein/cell adhesion.

NovaMatrix / FMC BioPolymer
Frank Rauh
801 Princeton South Corporate Center
Ewing, NJ 08628
Phone: 609-963-6297
Fax: 609-963-6329

NovaMatrix, a business unit of FMC BioPolymer, provides wellcharacterized, ultrapure alginate, peptide coupled alginate, watersoluble chitosan salts and sodium hyaluronate for use in tissue engineering, cell encapsulation, drug delivery and medical device applications. Our new NovaMatrix 3-D cell culture system expands research possibilities in regenerative medicine and drug discovery.

Polysciences, Inc.
Les Burns
400 Valley Road
Warrington, PA 18976
Phone: 800-523-2575
Fax: 800-343-3291

Polysciences, Inc. provides custom manufacturing and development of biodegradable materials for drug discovery and delivery, medical devices, biotechnology, electronics and analytical chemistry industries, as well as high purity optical monomers, UV absorbing materials and specialty polymer additives to the ocular lens industry. To learn more, please visit: or call (215) 343-6484 about your next project.

Proxy Biomedical
Doug Varian
7100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103
Phone: 216-658-4101
Fax: 216-658-4102

Proxy Biomedical is a leading original design manufacturer (ODM) for tissue engineering biomaterials and medical device components. Using proprietary expertise the company supports textile, nonwoven, biologic, coating, and micromachined product platforms for advanced surgical implants, tissue engineering biomaterials, and combination devices. Proxy Biomedical works with resorbable and nonresorbable materials from concept development to manufacturing and commercialization.

Purac Biomaterials
Tiffany Washington
111 Barclay Boulevard
Suite 100
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Phone: 847-634-6330 X 2227
Fax: 847-634-1992

Purac Biomaterials develops, manufactures and markets resorbable polymers & monomers worldwide under the PURASORB® brand name. Our products & services support your developments from early stage R&D to market introduction and large scale commercial supply. Purac Biomaterials has over 35 years of experience with extensive polymer expertise.

Spire Corporation
Esther Hughes
One Patriots Park
Bedford, MA 01730
Phone: 781-275-6000
Fax: 781-275-7570

Spire Biomedical is a leading provider of biotechnology surface engineering services for improving the performance of implantable medical devices. Spire Biomedical offers customized coatings and surface treatments to meet a variety of needs such as reduced wear, enhanced bone in-growth, antimicrobial properties, radiopacity and a range of other performance characteristics.

Acasia Dalmau
233 Spring Street
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212-460-1500
Fax: 212-460-1700

Among our highlights are the Encyclopedia of Biophysics and the journal Biointerphases. Meet our editors to discuss your publishing proposal. Ensure maximum readership for your work, too! Springer….your partner in publishing!

TESco Associates, Inc.
Christopher Thatcher
500 Business Park Drive
Tyngsborough, MA 01879
Phone: 978-649-5527
Fax: 978-649-5529

TESco Associates, Inc. was founded in 1980 as a plastics engineering consulting firm. Today, TESco’s services focus solely on bio-absorbable polymeric implants. TESco provides critical success in material selection and development, mold design and fabrication, and solution of manufacturing difficulties from early concept stages through clinical trials. These services are continued with contract manufacturing of the bioabsorbable device(s).

University of Utah Bone and Joint Research Lab
Roy D. Bloebaum
500 Foothill Dr., 151F
Salt Lake City, UT 84148
Phone: 801-906-1608

Specialists in hard tissue and implant device tissue interface analysis. The BJRL can provide macro to microscopic analyses for your study. Our laboratory is equipped to support animal models, embedment histology, radiography and microbiology. With in-house microbiological processing and SEM, we offer broad ranges of services.

Wake Forest Innovations/Preclinical Translational Services
James E. Woods
200 East First Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Phone: 336-713-7399
Fax: 336-713-1404

Preclinical Translational Services is a full-service CRO focusing on proof of-principle, method development, and efficacy testing in the preclinical medical technology research arena, pre-surgical bench analysis, ex-vivo modeling, dynamic imaging and surgical models in all specialties. From concept to clinical applications, PTS is your innovation partner.

Wiley Blackwell
Julie Crimmins
111 River Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone: 515-292-0140 X 618

Wiley-Blackwell is the international, scientific, technical, medial and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, with strengths in every major academic and professional field and partnerships with many of the world's leading societies. For more information, please visit or

Woodhead Publishing
Jessica Birney
1518 Walnut St.
Suite 1100
Philadelphia PA 19102
Phone: 215-928-9112

Woodhead Publishing is a leading independent publisher of new science and technology. In the field of biomedical engineering, we publish professional, academic and research-based books that present developments in medical devices and in biomaterials science. Each volume contains expert knowledge and invaluable research findings from an international contributor base.

World Precision Instruments, Inc.
Perry Page
175 Sarasota Center Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34240
Phone: 941-371-1003
Fax: 941-377-5428

Innovation in Biomaterial measurement of natural tissue and synthetic biomaterials. Featured: Mechanoculture - for cell culture under mechanotransduction, Uniaxial/Biaxial tissue testing featuring the BioRake - a unique tissue mounting system, Micro-scale tensioncompression tester, and for muscle tissue: single cell to whole heart studies.

Zeus, Inc.
Josh Ridley
3737 Industrial Boulevard
Orangeburg, SC 29118
Phone: 803-268-9500
Fax: 803-533-5694

Zeus is dedicated to advanced polymer research and collaborative development with established companies and start-ups to advance next generation medical devices and therapies. We offer precision extrusion of advanced polymeric biomaterials including Absorv® absorbable polymers, electrospun nano-fibrous materials and Aeos® ePTFE, as well as a host of value-added services and unparalleled technical support

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