Lucideon welcomes Polymer expert Dr Richard Padbury

Lucideon has strengthened its polymer expertise with the arrival of new Polymer Technology Consultant, Dr Richard Padbury.  Richard joins Lucideon at its Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, site and will deliver expert polymer consultancy to Lucideon’s US client base.

Lucideon’s expertise in polymers helps clients to develop new technologies and solve industry problems.  Lucideon’s materials expertise has led to Lucideon being involved in EU funded projects including HyMedPoly and ReBioStent, to develop novel, polymer based technologies.

Gemma Budd, Business Manager, Healthcare, said:

“It’s great to have Richard on board, helping to bring our polymer expertise to a wider audience in the US.  We have a strong background in materials expertise and our polymers team and network is growing quickly.

“Polymers show a great deal of versatile properties for many applications, so they hold a lot of promise for solving numerous industry needs.  Working on large scale EU projects and working closely with universities and private companies means that our polymers skills are increasingly in demand for varying applications, and Richard’s addition to the team will be an important one for the business.”

Lucideon’s polymer experts offer testing, consultancy and product development services to help solve clients’ materials and product needs.  Its experts are also working on novel technologies for healthcare applications to combat antibiotic resistance in bacteria and to deliver improved functionalities and benefits for medical devices.

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