Contipro has been involved in research, development and biotechnological production of active ingredients for the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries for over twenty-five years. With excellent production quality and research facilities, Contipro is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hyaluronic acid and applications thereof. The company places strong emphasis on research with 16 research teams and almost 40% of its employees involved in R&D. One of the latest achievements of the company’s scientists is the development of 4SPIN, the first desktop device for laboratory and small-scale production of nanofibers, designed to influence the final arrangement of fibres in layers. It is targeted at laboratories engaged in research and development of new nanoapplications from biopolymers.