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Osteopore, IMCB, SIMTech and NDCS form partnership in A$19m project for next generation jaw implant


Osteopore International, the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), and the National Dental Centre Singapore (NDCS) held a Research Collaboration commemoration ceremony on 7 June 2022 to formalise their partnership in the development of next-generation bone regeneration technology!
This research will forge the technology behind Osteopore’s future jaw implants, which are anticipated to promote faster bone growth, reduce the need for complex bone harvesting processes, and simplify future dental procedures and applications, contributing to patients’ critical oral functions and quality of life.
In this partnership, SIMTech will be developing bespoke manufacturing technology for the production of the regenerative scaffolds.

Read the official press release and further details here.

A*STAR is pleased to collaborate with Osteopore and NDCS and to contribute our expertise to this project. Through such co-innovation, we aim to enable local enterprises to expand their R&D capabilities and develop unique products for local demands and overseas markets, which will improve clinical outcomes to patients.

Prof Sze Wee Tan, Assistant Chief Executive, Enterprise, A*STAR


Read the official press release and further details here.

Osteopore secures lead role in Clinical-industrial Partnership with National Dental Centre Singapore and A*STAR research institutes through A$19m project, develops next generation jaw implant to access the A$1.26b dental bone graft and membrane market