"Spray-On" muscle fibers for biomimetic surfaces -- MEDICA Trade Fair

"Spray-On" muscle fibers for biomimetic surfaces

Interview with Lukas Weidenbacher, Ph.D. student, Biomimetic Membranes and Textiles, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Eidgenössische Material- und Forschungsanstalt Empa)/ ETH Zürich

08/01/2018

Photo: smiling young man in a laboratory - Lukas Weidenbacher; Copyright: Empa

Lukas Weidenbacher, PhD student Biomimetic Membranes and Textiles, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Empa/ ETH Zürich

Image: "Spray on" muscle fibers in a polymer scaffold; Copyright: Empa

Empa researchers developed a technology to create multi-layered "spray on" muscle cells within a electrospun polymer scaffold.