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Innovative biocompatible game changing material for medical implants in trauma

Total Cost €


EC-Contrib. €






 MP-ORIF project word cloud

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Project "MP-ORIF" data sheet

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Organization address
address: HAGAATON AVE 1
postcode: 2201202
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 Coordinator Country Israel [IL]
 Project website
 Total cost 1˙659˙693 €
 EC max contribution 1˙161˙785 € (70%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.2.1.5. (INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP - Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies - Advanced manufacturing and processing)
2. H2020-EU.2.1.3. (INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP - Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies - Advanced materials)
3. H2020-EU.2.3.1. (Mainstreaming SME support, especially through a dedicated instrument)
4. H2020-EU.2.1.2. (INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP - Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies – Nanotechnologies)
 Code Call H2020-SMEINST-2-2016-2017
 Funding Scheme SME-2
 Starting year 2017
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2017-09-01   to  2020-08-31


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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    M.M.A. TECH LTD IL (NAHARIA) coordinator 1˙161˙785.00


 Project objective

MMATECH was founded in 2001 to address the challenge of developing better biomaterials for medical devices in orthopaedics. We developed a new engineering modified wear-free biopolymer (MP-1™) for medical devices: dental implants and acetabular liner for hip replacement implants, proved in clinical trials and granted with CE mark. Within MP-ORIF project we will introduce to the market a new game changing Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) implant made of MP-1TM, called MP-ORIF. This new polyimide polymer will substitute the currently metal orthopaedic implants used in trauma surgery. Orthopaedic fractures are a common acute health issue. A significant increase of bone fractures is foreseen in the coming years due to population aging, more active lifestyle and traffic accidents. All standard metal internal fixator nails have predrilled holes which require a special trained doctor to locate them in the body under Xray to insert the fixation screws. In MP-ORIF the drilling will be produced in the body enabling a robust design without holes, eliminating repeated X-ray imaging which is costly and potentially dangerous. The nail can stay in the body for life-time with no pain caused by outer temperature change. We therefore predict that MP-ORIF will become the gold standard for directly-insert bone fixation in trauma. MP-ORIF will have a significant impact on various levels: (i) market/clients (hospitals, healthcare, doctors): shorter surgery time, higher success rate and an over 50 % lower cost; (ii) end-user (patients): shorter post-operation recovery, greatly reduced scarring; (iii) company: increase in MMATECH’s revenue; (iv) stakeholders: lower public healthcare costs; (v) society: developing economies may gain access to high quality trauma care otherwise impossible. Women will be the major beneficiaries from MP-ORIF project since approximately 80% of the world populations affected by osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and bone injuries are women over 50.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2018 A. Buchman
Polyimide MP-1TM an innovative Game Changing Material for Medical Devices
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2nd International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Applied Composite Materials MEACM2018, 7-8 Dec. 2018 2019-10-14
2018 I. Lavee, A. Buchman, G. Kostkevicius
3D printing for medical implants
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2nd International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Applied Composite Materials MEACM2018, 7-8 Dec. 2018 2019-10-14
2018 A. Buchman
Orthopaedic Polymer MP-1â„¢ Application for 3D Printing
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Life Science Baltics Conference, 26-27 Sept. 2018 2019-10-14
2018 A. Buchman
MP-1™ – High Performance Biomaterial for Articulating and Trauma Implants
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IOA 2017 – The 38th Annual Meeting of the Israel Orthopedic Association (IOA), December 12-13, 2018 2019-10-14
2018 A. Buchman, S. Sibony, P. James Burn and R. Payne
Post Marketing Clinical Results of Total Hip Replacement Using MP-1
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31st Annual Conference ISTA 2018, 10-13 Oct. 2018 2019-10-14
2019 Peter James Burn
MP-1â„¢ Polyimide for Medical Devices: 1. Pre Clinical Studies
published pages: 42, ISSN: 2330-8818, DOI: 10.11648/j.ajbls.20190703.11
American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences 7/3 2019-10-14
2018 A.Buchman, A. Eliaz, S. Sibony, N. Rozen
published pages: 601, ISSN: , DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.35041.20326
EFORT2018 conference 2019-10-08

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