Autumn Retreat of Collaborative Research Centre SFF/TRR 225 in Lichtenfels

Prof. Boccaccini, Dr. Detsch, Ms Lu and Mr Roeder standing next to the retreat banner.

The first Autumn Retreat 2023 of the Collaborative Research Centre TRR/SFB 225 “From the fundamentals of biofabrication towards functional tissue models”, was held on 4-6 October 2023 in Lichtenfels. Hsuan-Heng Lu, Jonas Roeder (PhD students), Dr. Rainer Detsch and Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini (pictured) attended the retreat. TRR 225 CRC is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), and is currently in the second funding period. The Centre brings together researchers from the three Northern Bavarian universities (University of Würzburg, University of Bayreuth and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) to investigate the fundamentals of biofabrication and its applications to generate functional human tissue models. Jonas Roeder and Hsuan-Heng Lu gave presentations showing the results of their projects. Prof. Boccaccini is the spokesperson in TRR 225 for Erlangen (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) and University Hospital Erlangen (UKER). Prof. Boccaccini is also a member of the TRR225 scientific board.