A Freedom to Operate Proposal to Research Targeted Drug Delivery to the Cornea of the Eye Via Thin-Film Slow Release Technology.

Lead Research Organisation: Cardiff University
Department Name: Optometry and Vision Sciences

Abstract

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Description That we have freedom to operate in our quest to discover new ocular drug delivery modalities
Exploitation Route Research in a similar field
Sectors Healthcare,Pharmaceuticals and Medical Biotechnology

 
Description Follow on Fund
Amount £144,900 (GBP)
Funding ID BB/N022106/1 
Organisation Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 04/2017 
End 04/2018
 
Description Targeted Drug Delivery to the Cornea of the Eye Via Medicated Contact Lenses and Mucoadhesive Thin Films
Amount £511,563 (GBP)
Funding ID BB/S004874/1 
Organisation Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 02/2019 
End 01/2021
 
Description Targeted Drug Delivery to the Cornea of the Eye Via Thin-Film Slow Release Technology.
Amount £111,052 (GBP)
Funding ID BB/N022106/1 
Organisation Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 03/2017 
End 08/2018
 
Description Thea collaboration 
Organisation Thea Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Developing new drug delivery technology with commercial medical partner of contact lens drug delivery research
Collaborator Contribution Expertise in contact lens manufacture and sales
Impact NDA signed for new grant application
Start Year 2017
 
Title CRYOPROBE 
Description The invention relates to a medical device, including interchangeable parts thereof, for performing corneal cell freezing wherein said device comprises an elongate member having a flow line system through which a cryogenic fluid flows to cool a cryoprobe tip which tip is fixed and comprises a concave epithelial surface contact member. 
IP Reference WO2013034907 
Protection Patent granted
Year Protection Granted 2013
Licensed No
Impact Pending