Using a CT scan to create a precise 3D model of the anatomical defect, stem cells taken from the patient and a custom-built bioreactor, Epi Bone is able to grow a personalized bone graft – in the exact size and shape needed – ready for implantation.
Tri Fusion Devices has solved one of the biggest challenges to 3D printing – the tendency of the layers to peel apart or break under heat or stress.
View Ball Aerospace It’s said that necessity is the mother of invention.
Codapillar saw a need and knew there was a better way.
Ball Brothers Research Corporation, as it was originally called, was founded in 1956 during the early days of the space program.
The company’s leaders were intent on pursuing government contract research to connect the company with a larger pool of scientific manpower and receive follow-on benefits from the resulting manufacturing process experience.
Epicrop founder and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Professor of Agronomy Dr.
Sally Mackenzie describes the development of her technology as "[O]ne of those great ‘could not have predicted it’ discoveries that comes about from federally funded research into important basic biological processes." View Epicrop Technologies The oldest company highlighted in Volume 3 of the Sparking Economic Growth report is Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
The final crop plant is genetically identical to the starting plant and contains no foreign genes or changes to the plant’s DNA sequence.Each company is an example of how the federal government’s investment in basic scientific research fuels U. Building on groundbreaking research at Harvard University’s Stem Cell Institute that identified a way to turn stem cells into functional, insulin-producing cells on a mass scale, the team at Semma hopes to profoundly change diabetes treatment. Open Water Power was formed to bring to market their technology for undersea power generation.An MIT teaching assistant and two of his students conducted a modest experiment in a beaker and ended up with an energy storage and power generation system that solves a significant endurance problem for the U. The technology developed by Columbia University’s Epi Bone has a serious Sci Fi factor and the potential to help many people.View Tableau Software Sometimes the key to moving forward is seeing things in a new way.That’s what happened when Wayne Knox, a professor of optics and physics and the director of the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester, was presenting his work on using ultrafast lasers to change optical materials like intra-ocular lenses to a group of scientists discussing lasers, optics, and human vision.