Year: 2015

The European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Programme seeks to introduce nanomaterials for medical applications. In response to this challenge, on 1st November 2015, the project “MOZART- Mesoporous matrices for localized pH-triggered release of therapeutic ions and drugs", with total funding of 4.65 mill...

The 3rd scientific meeting of the TRANSFORMAS research group took place on 25th November 2015 in the Andreas Wentzensen Research Institute of the BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen. TRANSFORMAS ("Translational Applications for Material Science") is a research initiative between the Institute of Biomateri...

On 24th November 2015 we received the visit of Dr. Annabel Braem, post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Materials Engineering (MTM), KU Leuven, Belgium. Dr. Braem is currently visiting the Institute of Surface Science and Corrosion at FAU, Prof. S. Virtanen. Dr. Braem has carried out extensi...

The annual conference of the German Society for Biomaterials (DGBM) was held on 11-14 November 2015 in Freiburg. The chairman was Prof. Anke Bernstein (University Hospital Freiburg). Results of our projects on biofabrication applied to cancer research were presented by Dr. R. Detsch in the session o...

The latest progress meeting of the EU project ReBioStent (Reinforced Bioresorbable Biomaterials for Therapeutic Drug Eluting Stents)  took place on 5-6 November 2015 in Heidelberg, Germany, at the premises of Eurescom one of the consortium partners. Doctoral researcher Elena Boccardi (pictured with ...

On 9th November 2015 we received the visit of Dr. Bernard Chenevier, Support Unit for Strategic Programs, Okayama University, Japan. We discussed collaborations between the Institute of Biomaterials, the FAU Institute of Particle Technology (represented by Prof. R. Klupp-Taylor, Prof. N. Vogel, Dr. ...