Month: February 2016

On 29th February, Prof. Boccaccini and several members of our team visited the new building and research facilities in the "Bioresearch Centre" in Erlangen-West. The new laboratory complex is a fundamental component of the interdisciplinary Biotechnology campus on the 9,000 m² site in Ulrich-Schalk-...

At the General Assembly Meeting of the European Virtual Institute on Knowledge-based Multifunctional Materials (KMM-VIN ), held on 23rd February 2016 in Brussels, Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini was elected coordinator of the Working Group Biomaterials (together with Prof. C. Hellmich, Technical University...

This week, Agustina Massone, Joan Gagliardo and Luciano Fissore (pictured with Prof. Boccaccini), visiting Master students from National University of Mar del Plata (UNMDP) (Argentina), completed their stay at the Institute of Biomaterials and will continue with their industrial placement in Germany...

On 17th February 2016 Jasmin Hum successfully defended her doctoral thesis in the field of bioactive glass-biopolymer composite scaffolds for bone regeneration, carried out under supervision of Professor Aldo R. Boccaccini at our Institute. In addition to Prof. Boccaccini, Prof. Valeria Cannillo (Un...

Professor Valeria Cannillo, Associate Professor at the Department of Engineering "Enzo Ferrari" University of Modena and Reggio-Emilia, Italy, visited the Institute of Biomaterials on 16-17 February 2016. We have collaborated with Prof. Cannillo's research group more than 10 years. Our early joint p...

On 10th February, Professor Boccaccini was an invited speaker in the seminar series 2015/16 (chairman: Prof. Dr. Rudi Gunawan) of the Institute of Chemical and Bioengineering (ICB), Department Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. He presented the lecture: "Bioactive materials ...

Will Lepry, PhD student at Materials Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, working under supervision of Prof. Showan Nazhat, is visiting our Institute in the framework of a DAAD funded project. Will’s research project at our Institute focuses on creating three dimensional bioactive glass...

The first meeting of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network - European Industrial Doctorate (ITN-EID) "Drug-Free Antibacterial Hybrid Biopolymers for Medical Applications (HyMedPoly)", including the training and workshop sessions, was held on 8-10 February 2016 in Turin, Italy, hoste...