Month: May 2014

Prof. Boccaccini was an invited speaker at the International Workshop on "Regenerative Medicine" held in Berlin on 19-21 May 2014. The NATO Workshop was organized in cooperation with Julius Wolff Institute and Centre for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Berlin-Brandenburg Centre for Regenerative Therapies, ...

The Workshop "Current Research, Industrial and Clinical Issues in Bone Implant Development" was held at the Fraunhofer IFAM in Bremen on 21-22 May 2014. This workshop was organised in the framework of Working Group 3 "Biomaterials" coordinated by Prof. A. R. Boccaccini and Prof. C. Hellmich (TU Vien...

Professor David Pye, Emeritus Professor of Glass Science and Engineering, Inamori School of Engineering, Alfred University, NY, USA, and Distinguished Life Member of the American Ceramic Society visited our Institute on 23rd May 2014. Prof. Pye is the editor-in-chief of the journal: "International J...

On 15th May, Nooeaid Patcharakamon (Look-Om) successfully defended her doctoral thesis entitled: "Multilayered Scaffolds for Osteochondral Tissue Engineering Based on Bioactive Glass and Biodegradable Polymers" (in German: "Mehrlagige Gerüststrukturen für das Knochen-Knorpel Tissue Engineering basie...

The Workshop on Cell-Material Interactions of the EU Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) project BIOBONE was held in Davos (Switzerland) on 28-30 April 2014. In the picture Preethi Balasubramanian (PhD student), Valentina P. Miguez (PhD student), Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini and Dr. Rainer Detsch...

Prof. Boccaccini was an invited speaker at: Stern Forum Innovation and Biomaterials organized by "BioRegio STERN". The event was held in Stuttgart, Germany, on 29th April. He presented the scientific perspective lecture: “Biomaterials in bone tissue regeneration and biofabrication: advances and chal...

Two new DAAD funded projects have been awarded to the Institute of Biomaterials (Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Aldo R. Boccaccini) for scientific collaboration with researchers in Poland and the Republic of Serbia. The project "New functionalised biodegradable elastomers for cardiac tissue engineering...

Prof. Boccaccini will serve in the organizing committee of the 14th Conference of the European Ceramic Society (ECERS) that will take place in Toledo, Spain, from 21st to 25th June 2015, organised under the auspices of the Spanish Ceramic and Glass Society. Prof. Boccaccini is one of the co-chairs o...