Month: November 2013

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini attended the meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Network of Argentinian Scientists in Germany (Red de Cientificos Argentinos en Alemania, RCAA) which was held on 28th-29th November 2013 at the Argentinean Embassy in Berlin. The meeting was also attended by the Ambassado...

On 24-26 November 2013, Prof. Boccaccini visited the Rudjer Boskovic Institute in Zagreb (Croatia), in the framework of our collaboration with Prof. Neven Zarkovic and Dr Lidija Milkovic. This project investigates the development and characterisation of Cu-doped bioactive glasses for bone regenerati...

On 20th November we received the visit of Prof. Toshihiro Kasuga and Prof. Yuji Iwamoto (in the photo with Prof. Boccaccini) of the Department of Frontier Materials, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology (NITECH) . This visit is in the framework of our continous research col...

The "Raices' Prize 2013 of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovative Production of Argentina has been awarded to Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Aldo R. Boccaccini, Head of the Institute of Biomaterials at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. The prize is awarded to outstanding Argentinean scientis...

Dr. Antonella Sola, a research scientist at the Department of Engineering "Enzo Ferrari" of the University of Modena and Reggio-Emilia, Italy, is visiting our Institute. We collaborate in a project investigating the fabrication and functionalisation of bioactive glass scaffolds based on novel silica...

The Workshop "Mechanical characterisation of ceramic-based materials at different scales" of the BioBone EU ITN project was held in Lyon, France, on 6-7 November 2013. Following the workshop, the mid-term review meeting took place on 8th November, where both Preethi Balasubramanian  and Valentina Mi...

On 4th November we received the visit of Prof. F. Rossignol and Prof. Z. Haidar from the Science of Ceramic Processing and Surface Treatments, SPCTS, European Ceramic Centre in Limoges, France. There are strong links between our Institute and SPCTS and we discussed expanding our collaborations in th...

Our project TOPbiomat, funded by the Emerging Fields Initiative (EFI) of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) features in the first issue of the new Research Magazine of FAU "Friedrich". The topics of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine are included in pages 76-84 with interviews to P...