Month: February 2014

On 21st February Prof. A. R. Boccaccini met in London Dr. I. Roy (Univ. of Westminster), Dr. X. Zhang (Lucideon), and Dr. P. Jackson (Lucideon), who are research partners in the EU FP7 Project "Reinforced Bioresorbable Biomaterials for Therapeutic Drug Eluting Stents" (ReBioStent). This project addr...

Professor Boccaccini attended the 2nd review meeting of the EU Project: "Innovative Materials Solutions for Transport, Energy and Biomedical Sectors by Strengthening Integration and Enhancing Research Dynamics of KMM-VIN" (INNVIN) in Brussels on 21st Feb. 2014. Our Institute is an associate member o...

Prof. Boccaccini attended the General Assembly and the Governing Council meeting of the European Virtual Institute on Knowledge-based Multifunctional Materials AISBL (KMM-VIN) held in Brussels on 18th February 2014. Prof. Boccaccini is one of the coordinators of the Working Group 3 "Biomaterials" an...

Prof. A. R. Boccaccini participated at the Working Groups meeting of the COST ACTION MP1005: "From nano to macro biomaterials (design, processing, characterization, modeling) and applications to stem cells regenerative orthopedic and dental medicine (NAMABIO)" held in Berlin on 10-11 February 2013. ...

Prof. Joao. F. Mano, a member of the Department of Polymer Engineering and of the 3B's Research Group at University of Minho, Portugal, visited our Institute on 7th February 2014. Prof. Mano was the invited speaker of the 9th Scientific Seminar of the Emerging Fields Initiative (EFI) project "TOPbio...

The final meeting of the EU FP7 project BIOSCENT, which investigated biomaterial based approaches to control stem cell recruitment, proliferation and differentiation for cardiovascular engineered tissues, was held on 11-13 February 2013 in Brussels. The participation of the Institute of Biomaterials...

The paper: J. J. Pratten, S. N. Nazhat, J. J. Blaker, A. R. Boccaccini, "In Vitro Attachment of Staphylococcus Epidermidis to Surgical Sutures with and without Ag-Containing Bioactive Glass Coating", J. Biomater. Appl. 19 (2004) 47-57, doi:10.1177/0885328204043200 is one of the Most-Cited Articles i...

The kick-off meeting of the project: "Synthetic Biology" took place on 5th February 2014. The program of the meeting is available here (Click "here" to access it). The project is funded by the Emerging Fields Initiative of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. The project coordinator is Prof. U. So...