Fiber-Based Biomedical Technology

Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology (ITM) at Technische Universiät Dresden has extensive experience and expertise in basic- and application-oriented research regarding textile-based biomedical engineering and medical textiles, along with the required equip-ment.

Competences / Services:

  •     Research and development of fiber-based biomedical technologies and medical textiles in an GMP clean room environment
  •     Product development (biomaterials, yarns, base structures, scaffolds, implants)
  •     Machine design (additive manufacturing, solution spinning, woven and braiding technology)

Biocompatible materials

  •     Biodegradable polymers (chitosan, silk, collagen, polylactide, )
  •     Bioactive ceramics (hydroxyapatite, tricalcium phosphate, bioglass, )
  •     Bioinert metals (titanium, shape-memory-alloys, )

Fiber-based medical products

  •     Stentgrafts and Heart valves
  •     Ligament and tendon implant
  •     Ear drum implant
  •     Implants for bone and osteochondral regeneration
  •     Real-time wound monitoring
  •     Drug delivery systems



Fakultät Ingenieurwissenschaften | Projektgruppe „recovics“
Prof. Dr. Ing Riemer | M.Eng. Frank Schmidt
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 134 | 04277 Leipzig||