1st International PEEK Meeting 2013

Conference Details

  • The Implant Research Center of Drexel University in collaboration with Exponent, Inc. is pleased to announce the proceedings for the 1st PEEK International Meeting, which convened at the Union League, Philadelphia, PA, USA, on Thursday and Friday, April 25 and 26, 2013. The purpose of the meeting was to bring together engineers, scientists, and clinicians from academia and industry and present leading edge research on advancements in medical grade PEEK technology and clinical applications.
  • The focus of the 1st International PEEK Meeting was on bioactive PEEK composites; advances in motion preservation PEEK applications for spine; tribological performance of orthopaedic bearings incorporating PEEK; retrieval studies of PEEK implants; advances in PEEK formulations for implants; structural composites and woven fiber applications of medical grade PEEK; biomechanical testing of PEEK implant systems, as well as advances in biologic aspects of PEEK wear debris.

Final Proceedings and Presentations