2015

On 1-2 and 16-18 December 2015, Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini visited the Department of Materials  at Imperial College London (ICL), where he has an appointment as visiting professor. Prof. Boccaccini is also a visiting lecturer at the ICL Composites Centre. Currently we collaborate with the Department o...

We currently receive the visit of Mr Gioacchino Conoscenti, PhD student working under supervision of Prof. Vincenzo La Carrubba, Department of Civil, Environmental, Aerospace, Materials Engineering, Bio and Tissue Engineering Lab., University of Palermo, Italy. The application of organic-inorganic c...

2015 was a busy and productive year for our Institute. At the end-of-the-year gathering of the Institute of Biomaterials on 14th December 2015, Prof. Boccaccini, Head of the Institute, summarized the achievements by the members of our Institute in the year 2015, which included completion of six doct...

The kick-off meeting of the new EU (Horizon 2020) project: "Mesoporous matrices for localized pH-triggered release of therapeutic ions and drugs" (MOZART) was held in Turin, Italy, on 19-20 November 2015. The project has received total funding of 4.65 million €. The MOZART project involves 8 differe...

Dr. Magdalena Stevanovic and young researchers (Dr Miodrag Lukic and MSc Nenad Filipovic) from the Institute of Technical Sciences of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Centre for Fine Particles Processing and Nanotechnologie, in Belgrade, Serbia, visited our Institute in the week 23-27 Novem...

Dr. Alicia Ronco, Environmental Research Centre CIMA, National University of La Plata and Dr. Teodoro Stadler, Instituto de Medicina y Biología Experimental de Cuyo (IMBECU), CONICET, Mendoza, Argentina, visited Erlangen on 7-8 December 2015 to participate at the 2nd Scientific Workshop of the Argen...

The 2nd Scientific Workshop of the Argentinean-Bavarian Initiative on Science, Technology and Innovation in Environmental Science and Technology (ABIEST) was held on 7-8 December 2015 at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, coordinated by Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini and Prof. Rita Hilliges (Augsburg U...

Ms Marta Gallo successfully defended her doctoral thesis entitled: "In vitro degradation of calcium phosphate bone substitutes: coupled monitoring of the evolution of mechanical, microstructural and physico-chemical properties of DCPD and b-TCP samples " on 26th November 2015. She carried out her pr...

During 30.11 - 4.12.2015 we received the visit of Ms Inga Narkevica and Ms Līga Stīpniece PhD students at "Rudolfs Cimdins Riga Biomaterials Innovations and Development Centre", Riga Technical University, Institute of General Chemical Engineering, Latvia. We have been collaborating with researchers ...