2013

The "Raices' Prize 2013 of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovative Production of Argentina has been awarded to Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Aldo R. Boccaccini, Head of the Institute of Biomaterials at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. The prize is awarded to outstanding Argentinean scientis...

Dr. Antonella Sola, a research scientist at the Department of Engineering "Enzo Ferrari" of the University of Modena and Reggio-Emilia, Italy, is visiting our Institute. We collaborate in a project investigating the fabrication and functionalisation of bioactive glass scaffolds based on novel silica...

The Workshop "Mechanical characterisation of ceramic-based materials at different scales" of the BioBone EU ITN project was held in Lyon, France, on 6-7 November 2013. Following the workshop, the mid-term review meeting took place on 8th November, where both Preethi Balasubramanian  and Valentina Mi...

On 4th November we received the visit of Prof. F. Rossignol and Prof. Z. Haidar from the Science of Ceramic Processing and Surface Treatments, SPCTS, European Ceramic Centre in Limoges, France. There are strong links between our Institute and SPCTS and we discussed expanding our collaborations in th...

Our project TOPbiomat, funded by the Emerging Fields Initiative (EFI) of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) features in the first issue of the new Research Magazine of FAU "Friedrich". The topics of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine are included in pages 76-84 with interviews to P...

Wir freuen uns, Prof. Jürgen Stampfl vom Lehrstuhl Werkstoffwissenschaften und -technologien der Technischen Universität Wien im Zeitraum Oktober/November 2013 bei uns zu Besuch zu haben. Sein Besuch läuft im Rahmen unseres TOPbiomat-Projektes ab, das von der Emerging Field Initiative der Universitä...

We received the visit of Prof. Andreas Greiner and Prof. Seema Agarwal, of the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry II, University of Bayreuth. We have established a research collaboration between our groups in the field of electrospinning of biopolymers for the development of novel tissue engineer...

On 29th October, Prof. Boccaccini presented the Fall Lecture 2013 of the Institute of Ceramics and Glass of Madrid, Spain. The topic of the lecture was “Bioactive Glass Based Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering: Advances and Challenges” where he presented the knowledge frontiers on the processing ...