Cambridge Polymer Group
We are your premier contract research resource solving problems with our multi-disciplinary research team and full service laboratory. We provide routine analytical testing on materials, custom test design, consultation, and out-sourced assistance for translational research. We assist clients in developing new materials, design of prototypes for proof-of-concept studies, experimental design and data collection for patents and fund-raising, and development of new materials for targeted applications. We have specific expertise in hydrogels and medical device cleanliness. For problem-solving with your materials, we are a full-service, ISO 9001 certified CRO.
- Material Analysis
- Product Enhancement
- Product Development
- Medical Device Development
- Failure Analysis
- Root Cause Analysis
- Regulatory Submissions
- Patent and Product Litigation Support
- Test Method Development
- Custom Analytical Instrumentation
- Prototype Design and Custom Formulations
- Polymer short courses delivered on-site to engineers and sales staff
Featured instrument: Cement Extrusion Tester. This instrument allows a simple, low-cost method of characterizing the shear viscosity of curing bone cement. More info.
Featured analysis: CPG performs quantitative radiopacity measurements of medical devices in accordance with ASTM F640. Go to CPG's blog for more details on this technique.
Society for Biomaterials 2013 CPG will have an exhibit at the 2013 meeting of the Society for Biomaterials in Boston from April 10-13th. More info
MIT held its annual MIT Polymer Day in March. Cambridge Polymer Group was a sponsor, and also supplied two judges for the poster contest, where students and post-doctoral research fellows presented th…
CPG researcher Stephen Spiegelberg was the 2012 receipient of the ASTM Leroy Wyman award for engineering contributions to the field of medical device standards.
The clincial results of a navigation system invented by Dr. Gavin Braithwaite were presented at the Australian Orthopedic Conference this month. The system allows improved placement of the acetabular …
Iconacy Orthopedic Implants, a privately held medical device company in Warsaw, IN, received FDA clearance to market their highly crosslinked UHMWPE prepared using the CIMA process developed at Cambri…