Advancing Healthcare Naturally

Our natural biocompatible hydrogels are free from animal-derived components making them ideally suited for wound care, cell therapy, tissue engineering and 3D cell culture applications, providing convenient and consistent results.

 
 

UPM Biomedicals

UPM Biomedicals products are manufactured to the highest standard from sustainably managed Finnish birch making them ideally suited for wound care, cell therapy, tissue engineering and 3D cell culture applications.

We are part of UPM-Kymmene Corporation, a well established forest industry company with 10B € annual turnover. UPM-Kymmene has been on the stock market for over 100 years.

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UPM Biomedicals products

 

GrowDex® Hydrogels

Natural ready to use hydrogels are the next generation solution for reproducible and scalable animal-free 3D cell culture applications providing convenience and consistent results.

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GrowInk Bioinks for 3D printing

GrowInks are animal free, biocompatible, ready-to-use hydrogels that can be mixed directly with cells for bioprinting applications. The two main components in GrowInks are nanofibrillar cellulose and water, providing you with a fully defined matrix. The matrix can be customised by the addition of molecules, such as growth factors or adhesion proteins, as needed by your specific cells.  

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FibDex® Wound Dressing

FibDex is an advanced wound care dressing designed for faster, more comfortable and effective patient treatment. Single application self-detaching dressing maintains an optimal moisture balance for improved healing and patient outcomes.

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Our latest press releases

UPM deepens the scientific knowledge on its products’ climate impacts
News | 04/22/2022 07:00:00 | 3 min

UPM deepens the scientific knowledge on its products’ climate impacts

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UPM recognized with a CDP ‘A’ score for its sustainable forestry operations
News | 12/07/2021 10:30:00 | 2 min

UPM recognized with a CDP ‘A’ score for its sustainable forestry operations

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UPM Biomedicals and Cellbox in collaboration to provide a live cell shipment solution
News | 10/19/2021 10:00:00 | 4 min

UPM Biomedicals and Cellbox in collaboration to provide a live cell shipment solution

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UPM’s Biofore Base research centres accelerate development of bio-based products – Lappeenranta research centre as a frontrunner already for 60 years
News | 09/30/2021 06:00:00 | 4 min

UPM’s Biofore Base research centres accelerate development of bio-based products – Lappeenranta research centre as a frontrunner already for 60 years

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Latest articles

Model development for ex vivo precision oncology
Story | 08/04/2021 10:08:27 | 5 min

Model development for ex vivo precision oncology

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The future of medicine is about to get personal
Story | 02/16/2021 11:54:29 | 3 min

The future of medicine is about to get personal

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UPM Biomedicals fights cancer with GrowDex®
Story | 02/04/2021 07:42:36 | 5 min

UPM Biomedicals fights cancer with GrowDex®

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