BioSurfaces, Inc. has developed several academic and industrial collaborations which have provided input into the company’s ongoing diverse research programs.
The company has worked closely with several prestigious academic institutions such as Clemson University, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, the University of Rhode Island and Worcester Polytechnic Institute. These collaborative efforts have resulted in successful peer-reviewed funding and publications for these research programs. The company has also worked closely with two world-renowned academic medical institutions: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. These institutions, which have been utilized for in vivo assessment of BioSurfaces’ new biomaterials, have also provided invaluable insight into the clinical application for these technologies. Links to these institutions are provided below.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
BioSurfaces, Inc. has also a collaborative arrangement with Berkley Medical Resources (BMR), one of leading mask manufacturers in the country. BMR, which manufactures various textile materials such as personal protective masks, wipes and hospital gowns, has negotiated several agreements to serve as the main distributor for large group purchasing organizations for hospitals. BioSurfaces, Inc. may explore this opportunity in order to bring its technology to market upon successful clinical trials.