Press Releases

China's Weigao and Britain´s Invibio collaborate on spinal implant development and market introduction

Spine stabilisation system made from PEEK-OPTIMA® polymer expands proven track record in replacing metal implants in the treatment of clinical conditions of the spine into China Thornton Cleveleys (UK), May 21, 2015 – China's largest manufacturer of implants and related surgical instruments for traumatology and spine surgery, Weigao Orthopaedic Device, is offering a spinal stabilisation system called “Tulip”, which uses semi-rigid [...]

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2nd International PEEK Meeting: Invibio Biomaterial Solutions spearheads medical research for implantable PEEK polymer devices

Global meeting in Washington, D.C. puts spotlight on latest advances in the implementation of PEEK polymers for medical applications Thornton Cleveleys (UK), April 21, 2015 – Leading-edge research into medical-grade PEEK* technology and its clinical applications will be presented at the 2nd International PEEK Meeting. Participants include engineers, scientists, regulators and clinicians from academia, industry and government agencies, worldwide. The meeting [...]

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Invibio: Meditech Spine uses PEEK-OPTIMA® HA Enhanced from Invibio for next generation of cervical intervertebral fusion devices

“Becoming part of a team of pioneers” – the second FDA clearance of a device composed of PEEK-OPTIMA HA Enhanced Thornton Cleveleys (UK), April 16, 2015 – Meditech Spine, Atlanta/USA has received the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market the next generation of its Talos® line of interbody devices. These cervical intervertebral fusion devices rely on [...]

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Trauma technology platform from Invibio: a new metal-free solution for patients that may improve treatment

New platform with clear device predicates in the US and Europe enables medical device manufacturers to expand their trauma offering beyond metal technologies Thornton Cleveleys (UK), March 20, 2015 – Medical device manufacturers looking to innovate and differentiate trauma products while delivering clinical benefits can capitalise on a new technology platform. The offering from Invibio Biomaterial Solutions (‘Invibio”) delivers trauma plates [...]

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Invibio’s PEEK-OPTIMA® HA Enhanced gains momentum: New Implant receives European approval

Osimplant adopted the implantable polymer for spinal fusion device Thornton Cleveleys (UK), March 3, 2015 – The next implants made from the PEEK-OPTIMA® HA Enhanced implantable polymer have received the CE mark (European) approval. The CE mark is necessary for distributing products within the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and the European Union. Following the Class IIb approval route a CE [...]

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