Technologies in the Pipeline

What if we could make water tough?

A team of experts in mechanics, materials science, and tissue engineering at the Wyss Institute are honing extremely stretchy and tough hydrogel that may pave the way to replacing damaged cartilage in human joints


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From the Newsroom

  • organs-on-chips

    Wyss Institute's technology translation engine launches
    'Organs-on-Chips' company

    Creation of new startup demonstrates value of Institute’s unique model for de-risking technologies before transferring them to the marketplace Read more

  • probe technology

    NanoString Technologies licenses Wyss Institute hybridization probe technology

    US based company will utilize a novel ultraspecific hybridization probe technology developed by Wyss Institute Core Faculty member Peng Yin and David Zhang, former Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wyss Institute and Ted Law Jr. Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at Rice University to bolster a portfolio of validated tools for cancer research and personalized medicine Read more

Media Coverage




  • Andy Carr

    Translational Research in Orthopaedics

    Aug 8, 2014

    Andy Carr, Professor of Orthopaedics from the University of Oxford will outline the historical background of orthopaedic surgical research from its origins on the battlefield and in treating pediatric deformity to tissue engineering and cell therapies

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We've won a Webby Award!

Wyss Institute is a winner of the 2012 Webby Awards in the Science category.