About Us

Working together for less pollution and plastics and a happier, healthier planet

We are headquartered in Cambridge, UK, situated at the Future Business Centre. Additionally, we maintain a subsidiary in Changzhou, China. Our dedicated Chinese team collaborates closely with the local wood panel industry. Their aim is to pioneer innovative and eco-friendly glue manufacturing processes, aligned with the nation’s commitment to environmental sustainability.

Our global operations rest on a robust foundation of intellectual property rights (IPR). Presently, we hold three Chinese patents, one US patent, and one EU patent, with several more patents pending approval.

For our research and development efforts, we have established a pilot facility at the NIAB Eastern AgriTech Innovation Hub. This facility serves as a platform for refining resin production techniques, optimizing board preparation methods, and conducting comprehensive testing.

Our approach revolves around an “Ingredient Business Model,” enabling us to collaborate closely with our clients. This entails supplying our distinguished “CAMBOND BIORESIN” ingredient in conjunction with technology licensing. This combined offering is designed to cater to the worldwide low-carbon industry focused on sustainability.

Working together for less pollution and plastics and a happier, healthier planet
We’re based in Cambridge, UK, at the Future Business Centre, and have a subsidiary in Changzhou, China. Our Chinese team is working closely with the country’s wood panel industry to develop innovative environmentally friendly glue manufacturing processes to meet the nation’s ‘go greener’ needs.
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Professor Xiaobin Zhao

Xiaobin earned his BSc in Polymer Chemistry and MSc in Biomaterial Science from Nanjing University, China, followed by a PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. With over two decades of experience, he has been an integral part of the UK biomaterial industry since 1998. Dr. Zhao’s contributions are vast and significant, including pioneering the Double X-Linking Technology (DXL TM) for Mentor Corporation, J&J, as well as bioadhesives for tissue engineering. He is credited with inventing Bioactive Glass for NovaThera and Bioadhesives for the wood panel industry at Cambond, successfully commercializing over 30 products worldwide. Recognized for his expertise, Dr. Zhao holds prestigious titles including being a UK chartered chemist, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining in the UK, and a member of the Society for Biomaterials in the USA. His scholarly contributions are extensive, with more than 80 scientific papers and book chapters published, along with holding over 30 patents worldwide. In addition to his professional achievements, Dr. Zhao serves as a visiting professor at the University of Strathclyde and holds visiting professorships at both Changzhou and Lanzhou University in China. His network extends across biomanufacturing sectors both in the UK and internationally, underscoring his profound impact and influence in the sustainable bio-based materials field. He has been working with his team members to optimise both process and products for many different applications.
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