Robert Banfield, the owner of Willie Creek Pearls, has partnered with researchers from the University of Western Australia Medical School to establish Marine Biomedical. Marine Biomedical is Australia’s first biomedical company focusing on developing medical products and devices derived from the Kimberley’s pristine marine environment. These resources including nacre – commonly known as mother of pearl. Its patented debut technology PearlBoneTM is a bone substitute material derived from nacre sourced from sustainably certified Western Australian Pinctada maxima (silver- lipped) pearl oysters. The use of mother of pearl could revolutionise the global medical sector.
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