Reference: WO2015193836 (A1)
Inventors: Simone Sprio, Anna Tampieri, Monica Sandri, Silvia Panseri, Giandomenico Logroscino
Applicants: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (90%); Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (10%)
Filing date: 19.06.2014
Contact: Simone Sprio
The patent describes a new injectable / extrudable formulation based on ionically substituted calcium phosphates and natural polymers such as alginate, capable of functioning as bone cement or as a self-hardening bone implant.
The patent is granted in EU.