More than 60 researchers, medical professionals, company representatives and other interested participants from the health sector came to IBEC on 5 October for a CIBER-BBN conference, “Investigación y desarrollo de terapias avanzadas: introducción en aspectos regulatorios” (Research and development of Advanced Therapies: an introduction to regulatory aspects).
A White paper on nanotechnology and bioethics which IBEC staff helped to prepare will be presented at the Parc Científic de Barcelona on 5 October.
If you’ve ever wanted to move an object using the power of your mind, predict the spread of a virus and the development of a pandemic, or watch a mini robot travel through the body to deliver a drug, you need look no further than the new Tecnorevolució exhibition, which has been created with IBEC’s associate director Josep Samitier as scientific adviser.
A multidisciplinary research project coordinated at IBEC by group leader George Altankov has been selected for funding by the EU as part of the European-Latin American Network for Science and Technology (EULANEST).
On Friday 17 September the directorate of IBEC attended the official signing of a Framework Agreement between the institute and the Biolpol’H consortium, a biomedical and biotechnology cluster of health care facilities, institutions, research centres and companies.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Dennis Discher will be the distinguished speaker at Monday’s IBEC seminar, the first to take place after the summer break.
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.