Addressing the Global Age-Related Macular Degeneration Crisis: Advanced Microcarrier Technology Offers Hope

By 2040, the world is set to witness an unprecedented health challenge. Dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is predicted to impact a staggering 300 million individuals globally. In the face of this escalating health crisis and the current lack of viable treatments, hope emerges from ongoing clinical trials. These trials are [...]

By |2023-08-18T03:49:06+00:00August 18th, 2023|General News|0 Comments

Accelerating Vaccine Production: Unlocking Efficiency and Scale with Microcarriers

In the world of vaccine manufacturing, achieving the highest level of efficiency and consistent output is imperative. Seen especially when addressing the urgent demand for widespread immunisation, combating infectious diseases, and responding to global health crises. An article published by Cell Culture Dish, outlined the recent innovations in accelerating vaccine production from Vero cells [...]

By |2023-06-30T01:02:38+00:00June 30th, 2023|General News|0 Comments

Cultured Meat Officially Approved for Sale in the US

An exciting progression in the world of artificial meat was announced a few days ago as cultured meat products were officially approved by the USDA for commercial sale in the US. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is the US authority responsible for developing laws and approvals surrounding farming, forestry and food. [...]

By |2023-06-22T06:30:49+00:00June 22nd, 2023|General News|0 Comments

The Role of Microcarriers in Advancing Exosome Production from Stem Cells

Recent studies have identified the increasingly prevalent advantages of microcarriers when used in the production of Extracellular Vesicles (EVs), in particular, exosomes. These are used for intercellular communication, cell-to-cell signalling, tissue repair and various other purposes. This article gives a summary of these respective papers, both published within the past few years, which [...]

By |2023-06-21T03:50:44+00:00June 21st, 2023|General News|0 Comments

Race for Sustainable Protein: Companies Compete to Develop the Superior Cultured or Artificial Meat

A global competition conducted by XPRIZE titled ‘Feed the Next Billion’ (FTNB), has announced its six finalists for companies in the alternative meat industry. XPRIZE is a non-profit organisation set up for the purpose of running competitions to award industry leaders for seeking to solve various global problems. One notable finalist was CellX, [...]

By |2023-06-21T04:34:04+00:00June 2nd, 2023|General News|0 Comments

Stem Cells Proposed as Key Component in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

An article recently published by GEN describes the unique benefits of stem cells when treating Multiple Sclerosis. Such discoveries support a growing demand for stem cell therapies and clinical applications of such techniques in the future. Supporting this requirement calls for higher adherent quantities of stem cells in clinical settings, therefore microcarriers are [...]

By |2023-06-21T04:15:34+00:00May 18th, 2023|General News|0 Comments

Stiffness of Substrates Directs the Stem Cell Differentiation

An article published by The Scientist details the benefits between soft and stiff substrates for differing stem cell applications. See Original Article. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) possess enormous potential as they can differentiate into various types of cells including bone, cartilage, muscle, and fat. Recent research suggests that the stiffness of the extracellular environment [...]

By |2023-06-21T04:18:17+00:00April 13th, 2023|General News|0 Comments

The United States is accountable for 60% of the worldwide investment in lab-grown meat

A recent report has assessed the investment rankings of different countries in the advancement of lab-grown meat. The report by GovGrant suggests that lab-grown meat is expected to make up approximately 25% of all meat consumption by 2035, following the approval of cultured meat by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Lab-grown meat is [...]

By |2023-03-10T10:43:24+00:00March 3rd, 2023|General News|0 Comments

The Prime Minister of Japan intends to establish a cultivated meat sector

Japan's Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, has announced plans to support the development of a cultivated meat industry in the country. He believes that foodtech, including cellular foods, is important in achieving a sustainable food supply. The Prime Minister has pledged to create a new market and support the establishment of labelling rules and safety [...]

By |2023-03-03T10:45:38+00:00March 2nd, 2023|General News|0 Comments

The world’s first cultivated steak has been created by scientists.

A UK-based company has produced what they claim to be the first-ever cultivated steak fillet made using pork cells. A UK-based company called 3D Bio-Tissues has produced what they claim to be the world's first cultivated steak fillet made entirely from pork cells. The fillet reportedly measures nine cm in width, four cm [...]

By |2023-02-15T08:17:47+00:00February 15th, 2023|General News|0 Comments
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