With the contribution of the European Maritime and
Fisheries Fund of the European Union
In the 1970s coral was heralded as a breakthrough biomaterial for orthopaedic advancement
Multiple applications were explored and commercialised, informed by the cell friendly topography and composition which had been designed and built in nature.
Wild coral supply for health care applications is now terminal as coral reefs come under sustained environmental pressure with the ecosystems considered endangered.
Our sustainable platform ensures access and societal gain to this natural resource, without threat to endangered natural ecosystems.
Impact of bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef in 2015/16 with a loss of ca 1 bn corals.
Through this EU funded project Zoan is committed to reducing the impact of infection and lowering costs in orthopaedics, specialising in effective, naturally-assembled orthobiologic devices.
Confocal image of Zoan’s natural biomaterial
where human stem cells are uniform, aligned and communal
Project news and updates
https://open-mode.eu/related-projects/#Blue_economy Delighted to join the conversation with other innovative projects funded under the EU EMFF call. A short description below with full details in the related projects link above DEMONSTRATION OF INTENSIVE SHELLFISH...
Through the European Maritime andFisheries Fund of the European Union the Coral4Health Project at Zoan was selected as SemiFinalists in the EIT Healthcare Catapult Programme. This is an amazing opportunity to work with a highly supportive ecosystem in EIT, learn from...
Recognising the sustainability of Zoan BioMed’s unique platform technology the company was shortlisted for two categories in the 2020 Green Awards Green Med Tech Award and Green Small Organisation Left to Right: Declan Clarke, CEO, Helen Ferguson Business...
The Incorporation of Marine Coral Microparticles into Collagen‐Based Scaffolds Promotes Osteogenesis of Human Mesenchymal Stromal Cells via Calcium Ion Signalling Publication Download Eamon J. Sheehy, Mark Lemoine, Declan Clarke , Arlyng Gonzalez Vazquez and Fergal...
Adding further to our facilities on site we recently upgraded our living library of marine coral, with enhanced capacity to deliver a suite of biomaterials. This significantly adds to our portfolio of applications for advancement in Medical Device, Dentistry and 3D...
Activities over the 24 month duration of the project include:
- WP1 Project Management
- WP2 Implementation of a Quality Management System for biomaterial production
- WP3 Post Harvest Process optimisation
- WP4 Scaling up Manufacturing Facilities
- WP5 Business Advancement
- WP6 Communication, Dissemination
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