Euro Biomat Conference in Weimar
Our Institute was well represented at the 5th European Symposium and Exhibition of Biomaterials and Related Areas (Euro BioMAT 2019), held in Weimar, Germany, on 8-9 May 2019. Prof. Boccaccini is a member of the scientific committee of EuroBiomat conference series, which is chaired by Prof. Klaus Jandt (University of Jena) (pictured with Prof. Boccaccini), and it is held evey two years in the framework of the German Materials Society (DGM). In this conference Dr. Liliana Liverani presented the oral contribution “Using benign solvents in biopolymer electrospinning: Advantages and challenges” and Dr. Raminder Singh, presented a poster entitled “Alginate/silk fibroin-based hydrogels for vascularized tissue constructs”, presenting results obtained in collaboration with our Institute. Prof. Boccaccini also pictured with Prof. J. Groll (Univ. Würzburg) and Prof. T. Scheibel (Univ. Bayreuth), project coordinator and Bayreuth spokesperson, respectively, of the Collaborative Research Centre (TRR 225) “From the fundamentals of biofabrication towards functional tissue models” and with Ms Maria Cracau (PhD student at: University of Magdeburg) a former Master student in our Institute.