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Biomedical Polymers Division
Research Institute for Materials Science and Technology, INTEMA (UNMdP - CONICET)

Av. Juan B. Justo 4302
B7608FDQ Mar del Plata,
Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Tel.: +54 223 481 6600
Fax: +54 223 481 0046

Transfer Actions and Services

  • PROMEDON Argentina. Technical Assistance and Counseling.
Analysis, characterization and counseling of superabsorbent polymers, hydrogels, and other biomedical polymers. PI: Dr.G.A. Abraham. 2017 – 2019.

  • Y-TEC. YPF Tecnología. Technical Assistance and Counseling.
Electrospinning of polymeric systems for the development of electrospun meshes applied in gas separation processes. Innovation Space INTEMA/Y-TEC. PI: Dr. G.A. Abraham. 2016 – 2018.

  • PIXIS S.A. Technical Assistance and Counseling.

Project “Development of injectable self-curing biomedical polymers for nucleus pulposus replacement”, Director: Dr. G.A. Abraham. Team: Dr. G.A. Abraham, Dr. F. Buffa, and Eng. L. Sacchetti. 2007 – 2008.


  • PIXIS S.A. Technical Assistance and Counseling.
Feasibility studies of “Development of polymeric systems applied for nucleus pulposus replacement of the intervertebral disc. Polymeric Systems for kyphoplasty”. Dr. G.A. Abraham and Dr. F. Buffa. 2006 – 2007.

  • Project “Surgical cements modified with bioactive ceramic fillers” Materials Nacional Program.
Project developed with four private companies and gubernamental funds. Director: Dr. Teresita R. Cuadrado.  1994.

  • Project with industries “Bioresorbable Polymers”.  Materials Nacional Program.
    Director: Dr. Teresita R. Cuadrado. 1993-1995.

  • Hospital Interzonal  General de  Agudos  (HIGA)
Development of second generation techniques for low viscosity cements. 1994-1995.
Evaluation of the biological response of bone cements with bioabsorble fillers based on poly(lactic acid) and hydroxyapatite. In vivo testing in animal models. 1999-2000.
Study of the thermal damage of bone cements due to self-curing surgical bone cements. 2000.

  •  Hospital Privado de Comunidad  de Mar del Plata
Retrieval analysis of hip and knee prosthesis. Dr. Salvador Pavón. Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica. 1994.
Determination of damage produced by ethylene oxide sterilization process of  segmented polyurethane devices. Lic. Liliana Di Lorenzo. 1994-1995
Study of commercial bone cements and development of polymer/ceramic formulations containing antibiotics. Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica y Laboratorio de Análisis. 1995-1996.

  • PROCOAR (Instituto de las Clínicas  Cardiovasculares, Buenos Aires)
Participation in the “Artificial Heart Program” of CONICET: “Development of Left Ventricular Assist Devices with muscle power supply”. Development of segmented polyurethane components. Clinical Trials. Directed by Dr. Domingo Liotta. 1993-1994. Director in INTEMA: Dr. Teresita R. Cuadrado. Collaborator: Lic. Gustavo Abraham