Good science does not equate to workable manufacturing. This has been a longstanding truth in tissue engineering, a field that has been in limbo between academic R&D and commercialization for its entire decades-long existence. Now, the U.S. can thank Tom Bollenbach—a Ph.D. in biochemistry who lived that experience for nearly 10 years—for helping to...

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Dean Kamen, executive director of the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI), president of Deka Research & Development Corp., and long-time inventor, entrepreneur and advocate for science, is on a new mission to solve the medical industry’s next big problem.

“Your next job is to create all the baseline engineering necessary to create...

New Hampshire Union Leader
Biomanufacturing, Workforce

Manufacturing organs — the human variety, not the musical ones — sold Kalyan Vydiam on coming to work in the Millyard.

When the biomedical engineer explained his work at United Therapeutics to friends and family, some said, “‘OK, maybe they’re just building some small organs that are kind of like mimicking the lungs,’ but then we have to explain to...


This past January, the umpteenth version of the Segway Personal Transporter whisked attendees around in its white, egg-shaped seat at CES, the huge annual consumer electronics show in Las Vegas. Called the Segway S-Pod, it drew comparisons to the hover-chairs in Wall-E that shuttled around people so out of shape and blob-like, they’d forgotten how...

New Hampshire Union Leader
Biomanufacturing, COVID-19

First responders, health care workers, and others on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19 across New Hampshire will be the main beneficiaries of a shipment of 91,000 pounds of protective equipment that arrived at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport Sunday.

Inventor Dean Kamen facilitated the shipment via FedEx cargo plane from Shanghai...