The Center for Biomaterials and Medicine (CBMM) is a center of research excellence with core strengths in biopolymers, orthopaedics and wound healing, that builds on the strengths of Akron’s vast research base.

The Center for Biomaterials and Medicine leverages world-class polymer science and engineering into high-value clinical applications aimed at accelerating biomedical innovation. Capitalizing on Northeast Ohio’s rich 100-year history in polymer science and engineering, the CBMM offers extended R&D capabilities, a highly educated workforce and knowledgeable capital resources.