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Lamborghini starts bioengineering carbon fibre composite study

The aim is to identify new materials that are lighter, better tolerated by the human body, and more resistant over time.

8th June 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Sant’Agata Bolognese/Houston, TX

Transport/​Aerospace

Mauro Ferrari and Stefano Domenicali. © Automobili LamborghiniAutomobili Lamborghini is collaborating with Houston Methodist Research Institute, to share its expertise in the study of carbon fibre composite materials. The ongoing research project is focused on a biocompatibility study of composite materials to be used mainly in prosthetic implants, but also in subcutaneous devices.

The aim is to identify new materials that are lighter, better tolerated by the human body, and more resistant over time than those currently used in the medical field, the company reports.

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