Materials & Bioengineering

The Materials and Bioengineering Section in the Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Division at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) offers extensive expertise in diverse areas such as material development; biomaterials and tissue engineering; material characterization; biological encapsulation, delivery and controlled release; and medical device design, prototyping and testing. The Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Division is ISO 9001:2008 certified. Staff in the Materials and Bioengineering Section also follow current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Medical Device ISO 13485:2003 procedures that comply with FDA Quality System Regulation 21 CFR 820.20.

Dr. Jian Ling, Acting Manager

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Materials & Bioengineering Technical Strengths

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Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®), headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is a multidisciplinary, independent, nonprofit, applied engineering and physical sciences research and development organization with 9 technical divisions.