Month: December 2012

Electrophoretic Deposition of Nanomaterials Edited by J. H. Dickerson and A. R. Boccaccini, Springer (2012), ISBN 978-1-4419-9690-9 This book is the first and only reference highlighting the basic research, materials science and engineering of the electrophoretic deposition of nanomaterials prov...

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini has been appointed member of the Editorial Board of the Journal BioNanoMaterials. BNM is a multidisciplinary journal published by DeGruyter which addresses publications with impact in areas of biology, medicine, chemistry and physics. The journal is associated with the Germa...

Ms. Maria Nerantzaki, Master student of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUT), Chemistry Department, Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry and Technology, Greece, visited out Institute. This visit took place in the framework of our DAAD funded project: "Novel bionanocomposites for bone tissue enginee...

The Emerging Fields project TOPbiomat coordinated by Prof. A. R. Boccaccini celebrated one year of successful collaboration with the end-of-year meeting on 18th December. A total of 25 researchers are now working in the framework of this Emerging Fields Initiative funded project including academics,...

Dr Tim Douglas, a research associate at the Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Gent (Belgium) visited our Institute on 17th December. We discussed collaborations in the field of nanocomposites for tissue engineering based on bioactive glass nanoparticles incorporated in soft matrices. I...

Dr Fredrik Ollila, (pictured with Prof. Boccaccini), Chief Executive Officer of BonAlive Biomaterials Ltd., visited our Institute on 12th December 2012 to discuss the on-going collaboration in the field of bioactive glasses for bone tissue regeneration. BonAlive Biomaterials Ltd. is based in Turku, ...

On 3rd December 2012, Prof. A. R. Boccaccini (Institute of Biomaterials) and Prof. R. Horch (Chair for Plastic and Hand Surgery) presented the Emerging Fields project "TOPbiomat" in the framework of the Emerging Fields Lectures Series of our University. Prof. Heike Walles of the Unversity of Würzbur...