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The end-of-the-year meeting at the Institute of Biomaterials took place on 19th December 2016 in our new building in Erlangen-West. Professor Boccaccini gave a presentation summarizing the achievements of the year 2016. He put some of such achievements in numbers, stating for example that during the...

The end of the summer term 2016 was marked by the traditional Summer BBQ of the Institute of Biomaterials which took place on 14th July. Prof. Boccaccini highlighted the international character of the Institute: nineteen nationalities were represented at this meeting, including our visiting students...

Staff, students and academic visitors of the Institute of Biomaterials were present at the general meeting which took place, for the first time, in our new premises in Erlangen-West (Ulrich-Schalk-Street 3, 91056 Erlangen) on 21st June 2016. It was an opportunity for several members of the Institute...

On 29th February, Prof. Boccaccini and several members of our team visited the new building and research facilities in the "Bioresearch Centre" in Erlangen-West. The new laboratory complex is a fundamental component of the interdisciplinary Biotechnology campus on the 9,000 m² site in Ulrich-Schalk-...

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 end of the summer term 2015 was marked by the traditional Summer BBQ of the Institute of Biomaterials which took place in a glorious summer day in Erlangen (see photos). Early in the week the Student's Seminar "Biomaterials for Medical Engineers" was held at the Institute, as the final teaching ...

The Institute of Biomaterials will be hosting this summer term several visiting undergraduate and post-graduate students, including ERASMUS exchange students, coming from different countries, including Brazil, Italy, Latvia, France, Poland and Portugal, who have chosen our Institute to carry out res...

We welcome 30 new Bachelor, Master and visiting students who have just started (Summer Term 2015) their research projects in our Institute in a variety of topics in the field of biomedical materials. We offer research topics to students interested in the field of biomaterials coming from different c...

Merve Demir, Master student in the Elite Master's Programme in Advanced Materials and Processes (MAP) was awarded the second poster presentation prize at the MAP session held on 29th Jan. 2015 in Erlangen, in conjunction with the MAP Board Meeting and Graduation Ceremony 2015. The poster was entitle...

A seminar was held on 2nd October 2014 to inaugurate the new scanning electron microscopy (SEM) facility in the Institute of Biomaterials in collaboration with the Institute of Polymer Materials. This new SEM acquired with support of the German Science Foundation (DFG) belongs to the two mentioned I...