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Our novel, absorbable, medical-grade PHA polymers are highly adaptable to your needs. Want to learn more about our technology?

Potential Applications:

  • Orthopedic Repair
    • Nerve guides
    • Tendon wraps
    • Osteochondral implants
    • Articular Cartilage
    • Spinal implants
    • Screws
    • Joint spacers
  • Tissue engineering scaffolds
  • Drug Delivery
    • Depot formulations for systemic drug delivery
    • Site-specific local drug delivery implants
    • Drug-device combinations
  • Stents
    • Drug-eluting coating for coronary stents
    • Fully absorbable peripheral stents
    • Fully absorbable coronary stents
    • Non-vascular stents
  • Microspheres
    • Structural tissue bulking
    • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Endovascular embolization

Tepha’s Capabilities:

  • Extrusion of monofilament and multifilament fiber, tubing, and films is done on site at our Lexington, MA facility
  • Tepha’s advanced development capabilities allow various alternative polymer constructions:
    • Non-woven, melt-blown, and dry spun fabrics
    • Knitted meshes
    • Woven and non-woven constructs
    • Porous foams
    • Tissue engineering scaffolds
    • Microspheres
    • Composite Material

Tepha also has the unique ability to create all-new polymer formulations and blends adapted to your purposes. To learn how our advanced facilities offer exciting partnership opportunities, check out the Partnership – Facilities section.

1 Martin, D. P & Williams, S. F. (2002). Biochemical Engineering Journal 16, 97-105.