BASF-Poietis deal to Take 3D Bioprinting to Cellular Depths via Cosmetics &Toiletries
29 November 2017
In recent years, bioprinting methods have advanced the scientific community’s means to produce three-dimensional (3D) tissues. In cosmetics R&D, they are finding application in the development of skin equivalent models for the safety and efficacy assessment of cosmetic ingredients. While still in their early days of application, such models have gained the attention of big players in the industry.
Take specialty chemicals giant BASF, for example. Two years ago, the firm joined forces withPoietis, an expert in 3D physiological models, to advance cosmetics research and development. Today, the company announced it will continue this partnership to further improve 3D laser-assisted bioprinted skin models…