SABio - School in Advanced Biomaterials, a satellite event of Materials 2017

Interdisciplinary research,
education and capacity building

7 Jun 2017

Under de auspices of the UT Austin | Portugal International Collaboratory for Emerging Technologies, the School in Advanced Biomaterials took place on April 9, at Montebello Hotel in Vista Alegre, Ílhavo, in the scope of Materials 2017 event.

SABio was a one-day science school designed to provide an intensive teaching and knowledge exchange on cutting-edge topics in the fields of smart biomaterials, drug delivery, nanomedicine, biofabrication, tissue engineering and personalized medicine. The latest advances and new ideas on where shared and discussed in a stress-free atmosphere.

SABio program included tutorials, presentations and interactive debates that were held, during the morning, by prominent experts in the fields of advanced biomaterials, therapeutics and technologies. During the afternoon, was time for informal networking and small group discussions on specific issues identified by delegates and a general sum up session closed the day.

Maria Helena Fernandes, Maria Ascensão Lopes, Helena Florindo and Pedro Granja were part of the organizing Committee.

The School in Advanced Biomaterials was part of the Materials 2017 event, an International Conference that was held, from April 9 to 12, at the University of Aveiro, Portugal. The event shared the latest breakthroughs, achievements and views in the field of Materials.



Nicholas A Peppas
University of Texas at Austin, USA
Institute for Biomaterials, Drug Delivery and Regenerative Medicine



Pamela Habibović
Maastricht University, NL
MERLN Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine



Paulo Bartolo
The University of Manchester, UK
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering



Ronit Satchi-Fainaro
Tel Aviv University, Israel
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler School of Medicine



Jonathan Knowles
University College London, UK
Eastman Dental Institute; Faculty of Medical Sciences



João Mano
University of Aveiro, Portugal
Department of Chemistry



Website of Materials 2017

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