Another important partner: Hypatia Research Consortium

Since its inception in 2008, Hypatia has been at the forefront of advancing scientific, technological, and human resources within the region. As a non-profit organization, our primary goal is to promote, develop, and enhance various fields, including materials science, biomedical devices, environmental sustainability, and renewable energy technologies.

Our Mission:
At Hypatia, we are driven by a steadfast commitment to fostering innovation and driving positive change. Through our research activities and collaborative initiatives, we aim to address pressing societal challenges and propel advancements in emerging technologies.

Key Initiatives:

  1. Research Focus: Hypatia’s research endeavors span a wide range of disciplines, including chemistry, materials science, physics, bioengineering, and mechanical engineering. By leveraging multidisciplinary expertise, we tackle complex challenges and push the boundaries of scientific exploration.
  2. Technology Transfer: Our consortium plays a vital role in facilitating technology transfer initiatives, providing valuable assistance and guidance to individuals and organizations seeking to capitalize on opportunities in research and development. With a dedicated legal department overseeing technology transfer processes, intellectual property, and patent management, we ensure the seamless transition of innovative ideas into real-world applications.

Contributions to Research and Innovation:

  • NanoBioTech: Developed a groundbreaking nanostructured biosensor for early cancer detection utilizing aptamers and surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy.
  • NARAs: Spearheaded the development of a cutting-edge sensor for the rapid detection of arsenic in drinkable water.

Current Research Endeavors:

  • BioBone3D: Leading efforts to create 3D printed biomimetic scaffolds for bone tissue engineering, paving the way for enhanced regenerative medicine solutions.
  • W-Shield: Innovating 3D printed nanocomposite protective shields for Intra-Operative RadioTherapy applications, ensuring improved patient safety and treatment efficacy.

Publications and Research Highlights:

  • Del Gaudio C. et al. “3D printed scaffolds with random microarchitecture for bone tissue engineering applications: Manufacturing and characterization”. Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials.2020;103:103583.
  • Bini F. et al. “Combining additive manufacturing and computational fluid dynamics to optimize scaffold design: a preliminary study.” Materials Today Proceedings. 2019; 7:484- 91.
  • Baiguera S. et al. “Tissue engineered scaffolds for effective healing and regeneration: reviewing orthotopic studies.” Biomedical Research International. 2014; 2014:398069.

At Hypatia, we remain steadfast in our commitment to driving scientific excellence, fostering innovation, and making a lasting impact on society through our collaborative research efforts.

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