New EU Horizon 2020 project at the Institute of Biomaterials

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The project proposal “Baltic Biomaterials Centre of Excellence (BBCE)” has been approved for funding by the European Commission under the scheme H2020-WIDESPREAD-04-2017-Teaming Phase1. BBCE project´s main objective is to establish a joint Baltic Biomaterials Centre of Excellence for advanced biomaterials development based on a long-term strategic cooperation between AO Forschungsinstitut Davos, Switzerland, and the FAU Institute of Biomaterials on one hand and several Latvian institutions led by the Rudolfs Cimdins Riga Biomaterials Innovations and Development Centre (RBIDC) as part of Riga Technical University (Coordinator: Prof. Janis Locs) on the other hand. The kick-off meeting of the project took place on 25th September 2017 in Riga. Dr Julia Will represented our Institute at the meeting.