In 2009 Lima Corporate has acquired Biosuma srl, a company specializing in biomaterials research and production for the medical sector.
With our shared aims and strategies and on the back of the excellent results we have already achieved with Biosuma srl, Lima Corporate decided to incorporate the spin-off into the Group as a research unit, dedicated to the development of new materials and their applications in orthopaedics. This move was driven by Lima’s need to obtain Biosuma’s technological expertise in material-types which can complement the metals and ceramics traditionally developed for the orthopaedic sector.
Biosuma srl, a spin off of University of Siena, was founded in May 2006 by Prof. Rolando Barbucci, a full professor of the Department of Chemical and Biosystem Sciences and Technologies, at University of Siena.
Prof. Rolando Barbucci and his co-workers play a leading role in fundamental and applied research in the biomaterials field since the 80’s, in particular the main areas developed to date are the synthesis and characterization of polymers and hydrogels for biomedical application, and the chemical modification of bioactive surfaces by using suitable coating techniques.