PhotoBioCure™ technology is based on polymeric materials that under the influence of UV radiation turn from a sticky liquid into a flexible solids. This feature allows forming a customized polymer implants, adjusted to tissue defects, in situ in vivo. Importantly, the composition is biodegradable in the in vivo environment and eventually replaced by natural tissue.

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About us

POLTISS (Polymer Tissue) is a medical device company, which was founded in 2015 to introduce PhotoBioCure™ technology of modern, light activated, adhesive polymer biomaterials to the market.

Our aim is to develop the technology and a wide range of applications, such as soft tissue regeneration.

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Our Team

prof. Mirosława El Fray

The cofounder & CEO, recognized expert in the field of polymeric biomaterials engineering. She is coauthor of patented technologies and materials for extracorporeal heart assist devices and minimally invasive surgical techniques. She has been collaborating with domestic and foreign universities, including the University of Warsaw, the University of Akron, and the New Jersey Center for Biomaterials (USA). She completed a number of projects in cooperation with companies like DePuy Johnson & Johnson, Uniqema/Croda, Honda Europe, Philips. The scientific achievements of prof. El Fray include more than 250 publications, including 90 publications in journals from the Journal Citations Reports, 7 granted patents and 5 patent applications (including the EU and the USPTO).

Tomasz Łasecki

The cofounder, has 12 years experience in technology transfer and business support. Helped to build number of technology startups (biotech, electronics & IT). He managed a leading business angels network in Poland.

Managing Partner at Pomerangels Coinvestment Fund.

Agata Goszczyńska, PhD Eng.

Specialist in research and development; she holds PhD in technical sciences in the field of organic chemical technology.

Agata’s main area of scientific interest are technologies of obtaining low-molecular-weight compounds and oligomers exhibiting biological activity.

Her experience is based on work in interdisciplinary international and national projects, combining all three fields of chemistry, i.e. inorganic, organic and polymer chemistry.

In addition, in her work she uses her experience gained during an internship at Philips Research Eindhoven (NL) and during her postgraduate studies in the field of quality management systems.

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