2014

Prof. Mirka El Fray, Director of the West Pomeranian Center of Advanced Technologies and Professor at the Polymer Institute, West Pomeranian University of Technology (ZUT) in Szczecin (Poland), visited the Institute of Biomaterials on 16-22 November 2014. In the framework of an ERASMUS lectureship, ...

During 2014 the Institute of Biomaterials celebrated the first 5 years of activities with a program of seminars given by international visitors and the organisation of national and international conferences (details in the flyer). The highlight was the International Symposium "Challenges for Biomate...

The annual conference of the German Society for Biomaterials (DGBM) was held on 6-8 November 2014 in Dresden. The chairman was Prof. M. Gelinsky (Centre for Translational Bone, Joint and Soft Tissue Research, University Hospital of. Dresden), pictured with Prof. A.R. Boccaccini and Dr R. Detsch. Res...

On 29th October 2014 the progress meeting of the research project TOPbiomat was held at the Institute of Biomaterials. The project TOPbiomat is being funded by the Emerging Fields Initiative of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. The project focuses on fundamental research and development of cell-...

We are proud to be currently hosting several PhD students from different countries who have chosen our Institute to carry out part of their research activities, including Marina Trevelin (Federal University of Sao Carlos - UFSCar, Brazil), Junidah Lamaming (Universiti Sains Malaysia), Joanna Karbown...

Dr Flavio Soldera and Dr Sebastian Suarez of the Department of Functional Materials, University of Saarland, directed by Prof. F. Mücklich, visited our Institute on 28th October 2014 to discuss the start of the international exchange program in materials science and engineering in which the Universi...

The 4th GLACERCO scientific workshop and the last meetings of the management and scientific boards of the EU Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) project "GLACERCO" was held on 22-23 October 2014 at University of Rennes, Campus de Beaulieu, Rennes, France. Anahi Philippart (PhD Student), Elena...

The progress meeting of the EU Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) BioBone project was held in Mons, Belgium, on 20-21 October, 2014. The BioBone network has as main objective the training of young researchers in the strategic area of bioceramics for bone repair. The members of the Institute ...

The progress meeting of the FP7 Europan project "Reinforced Bioresorbable Biomaterials for Therapeutic Drug Eluting Stents" (ReBioStent) took place in Turin (Italy) on 15-16 October 2014. This project is part of FP7 Theme "Biomaterials for Advanced Therapies and Medical Devices in the neurological/n...

Several papers co-authored by members of our Institute appear in the lists of "Top 25 Hottest Articles" released by Elsevier in which the 25 most downloaded articles in each journal on ScienceDirect are published. For the period April-June 2014, the following papers of our group are listed: Act...