Year: 2016

The end-of-the-year meeting at the Institute of Biomaterials took place on 19th December 2016 in our new building in Erlangen-West. Professor Boccaccini gave a presentation summarizing the achievements of the year 2016. He put some of such achievements in numbers, stating for example that during the...

On 19th December 2016 Elena Boccardi successfully defended her doctoral thesis in the field of bioactive glass scaffolds for bone tissue engineering, which was carried out under the supervision of Professor Aldo R. Boccaccini at our Institute. In addition to Prof. Boccaccini, Prof. Enrica Verne (Dep...

On 19th December 2016 we received the visit of Prof. Enrica Verne a senior member of the Department of Applied Science and Technology at Polytechnic of Turin, Italy, led by Prof. Monica Ferraris. We have been collaborating with the research group of Prof. Verne for more than 12 years. Previously we ...

Prof. Boccaccini visited the Department of Materials, at Imperial College London on 14-16 December 2016. Prof. Boccaccini is Visiting Professor in the Department of Materials and he lectures in the Composites Centre a course on Fibres and Ceramic Matrix Composites belonging to the MSc Composites: th...

The kickoff meeting of our new DFG funded project on fibrous biomaterials for cardiac tissue engineering, in collaboration with the group of _Prof. Felix Engel (Experimental Renal and Cardiovascular Research, University Hospital Erlangen) took place on 12th December 2016 at the Institute of Biomater...

Prof. Atsunori Matsuda, Assist. Prof. Go Kawamura, and Dr. Reiko Matsuda from Toyohashi University of Technology, Department of Electrical and Electronic Information Engineering, Japan, visited the Institute of Biomaterials on 28th Nov. - 2nd December 2016. We are collaborating with the group of Pro...

Our paper "Electrophoretic deposition of chitosan/45S5 Bioglass® composite coatings for orthopaedic applications", published in Surf. Coat. Technol. , co-authors: F. Pishbin, A. Simchi, M. P. Ryan, is listed as one of the highest cited articles in the journal (papers published since 2011). The paper...

Yuyun Yang, PhD student at the Institute of Biomaterials, supervised by Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini and co-supervised by Prof. Sanna Virtannen (Institute of Surface Science and Corrosion), received the Frans Habraken Best Paper Award of the journal Applied Surface Science in Amsterdam. The paper “Yang,...

We welcome our visiting researchers from Turkey (Fatih Erdem Baştan, Sakarya University), Spain (Julia M. Urena Alcazar, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid and Eugeni C. Recacha, Inst. of Ceramics Technology, Castellon), Italy (Mariangela Curcio, University of Basilicata, Daniela Trapani, Polytechnic of...