Month: March 2015

Prof. Boccaccini attended the Conference on "Unified scientific approaches towards regenerative orthopaedics and dentistry" (REDEOR) held on March 25-27, 2015, in Venice, Italy. The conference was a forum for presentations of new findings and perspectives in interdisciplinary research areas involvin...

In the framework of the DAAD program for collaborations with China, a new research project has been awarded to the Institute of Biomaterials in collaboration with the Engineering Research Centre for Biomedical Materials of Ministry of Education in East China University of Science and Technology (Sha...

Prof. Boccaccini was the invited speaker at the last meeting of the London Materials Society (LMS) on 12th March 2015. He presented the lecture: "Bioactive Glasses and Biofabrication Approaches in Regenerative Medicine: Advances and Challenges". LMS is the London-based local society of the Institute...

Prof. Boccaccini will be an invited speaker at the BonAlive Biomaterials Lunch Symposium to be held in the framework of the 16th European Federation of the National Association of Orthopaedic and Trauma (EFORT) Congress in Prague, Czech Republic, 27.–29.5.2015. The main theme of the congress is "Inf...

Professor Cornelia Kasper, affiliated with the Institute of Biotechnology at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, BOKU, Vienna, Austria, visited the Institute of Biomaterials on 5-6 March 2015 to present a seminar in the framework of our "Advances in Biomaterials" seminar series. She d...

Our review paper: "Boccaccini, A. R., et al., Electrophoretic deposition of carbon nanotube-ceramic nanocomposites, J. Europ. Ceram. Soc. 30, (2010), 1115-1129" is listed as one of the Most Cited articles in the Journal of the European Ceramic Society published since 2010. The article discusses the ...

The final meeting of project TOPbiomat, funded by the Emerging Fields Initiative of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), was held on 2nd March at the Institute of Biomaterials, chaired by Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini. The successful completion of the project was highlighted as well as the achieve...

An important progress meeting of the EU project ReBioStent (Reinforced Bioresorbable Biomaterials for Therapeutic Drug Eluting Stents) took place in Bochum, Germany, on 25-27 February 2015. Doctoral researchers Abi Sengottuvelan and Elena Boccardi are working in this project together with Prof. Aldo...