A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Warwick University (Centre for Cognitive & Neural systems) and IBEC covering the field of Bioengineering.
Dr. Damien Lacroix, head of the research line Biomechanics and Mechanobiology of IBEC, has been elected president of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB). Damien Lacroix has belonged to the ESB since 1999, and been part of the council since 2004. He is author of 27 articles in specialized journals and has participated in more than 80 conferences.
In the framework of the collaboration agreement between IBEC and ITREN (Institute of Tissue Regeneration Engineering of the Dankook University in Korea) to promote joint research projects and the exchange of researchers, a group of researchers from ITREN is visiting IBEC this week.
The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) is holding its 2010 edition in Torino (Italy) from 2nd to 7th July. ESOF is an open platform for debate and communication for the science community and it aims at presenting Europe’s leading research trends in science.
Recent innovations in bioengineering, regenerative medicine and nanodiagnostics were presented at the 3rd IBEC Symposium on Bioengineering and Nanomedicine which was held in Barcelona on 1st and 2nd June.
The 1st and 2nd of June, the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) will hold its 3rd Annual Symposium where international experts in the fields of Bioengineering and Nanomedicine, and more specifically for Nanomedicine the areas of Regenerative Medicine and Diagnostic, will meet in Barcelona to present and discuss some of their more recent research results.
The Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), the University of Barcelona (UB), the University of Girona (UdG) and the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) have been working together for months in a pioneering study about the capacities of development and innovation of nanobiotechnologies in the Catalan technological market.
Nanomed-UII, the Spanish Nanomedicine Platform Internationalization and Innovation Unit, is organizing the “Nanomedicine Partnering Day” on Wednesday 5th May 2010.
Damien Lacroix, group leader in research on Biomechanics and Mecanobiology at IBEC (Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia) has been awarded a prize by the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB) for his innovative contributions in the field of biomaterials.
A group of 16 international experts in nanomedicine met in Malaga on 25 March to discuss the latest advances in the field. In working groups and through the presentation of papers, the participants analyzed the potential of nanomedicine to resolve health-related problems. Experts in basic and clinical research reported on advances in the use of nanotechnologies for clinical diagnosis and the treatment of disease.