Welcome to the webpage of the Institute for Biomaterials at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.


Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini receives Diels-Planck-Lecture Award 2017Diels-Planck Lecture Award InMatDiels-Planck Lecture Award
Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini, Head of the Institute of Biomaterials, has been awarded the Diels-Planck-Lecture 2017. The Diels-Planck lecture is awarded annually by the Kiel Nano, Surface and Interface Science (KiNSIS) to an outstanding scientist and established leader in the field of nano and surface science. The Diels-Planck lectures are open to the public and hosted at the Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel. The lectures series honors the originators of the nanosciences in Kiel, the Nobel laureates Max Planck and Otto Diels. Prof. Boccaccini will deliver the lecture "Bioactive Materials and Biofabrication for Regenerating Tissues: Progress and Challenges" on 7th June 2017 in the framework of the 3rd European Symposium on Intelligent Materials in Kiel. The press release of University of Kiel is available. (Prof. Boccaccini with Prof. Ilka Parchmann, vice president of Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel and Prof. Rainer Adelung, KiNSIS, photos courtesy University of Kiel).

Prof. Parchmann, Prof. Boccaccini, Prof. AdelungDiels Planck Lecture Award, Prof. BoccacciniDiels-Planck Lecture Award






New book publishedBioactive Glasses
Bioactive Glasses : Fundamentals, Technology and Applications
Editors: Aldo R Boccaccini, Delia S Brauer, Leena Hupa
"Bioactive Glasses aims to bridge the different scientific communities associated with the field of bioactive glasses with focus on the materials science point of view"

Special Issue on "Electrophoretic Deposition" in journal Coatings: Call for PapersCoatings Logo
Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini is guest editing a special issue on "Electrophoretic Deposition" in the open access journal "Coatings". Co-editors of the special issue are Prof. L. Besra ( Institute of Minerals & Materials Technology, Orissa, India) and Prof. B. Ferrari (Institute of Ceramic and Glass, Madrid, Spain). The Call for Papers for this special issue is available here. The deadline for manuscript submissions is 30 June 2017.

7th KMM-VIN Industrial Workshop “Biomaterials: Key Technologies for Better Healthcare”
27th-28th September 2017, Erlangen, Germany
Details: Leaflet of 7th KMM-VIN workshop
Call for abstracts (deadline: 1st August 2017)

International Conference: Electrophoretic Deposition VI: Fundamentals and Applications
October1-6, 2017 - Gyeongju, South Korea

  Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Aldo R. Boccaccini


The Institute for Biomaterials at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering started teaching and research activities on 1st October 2009 with the appointment of Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Aldo R. Boccaccini (formerly at Imperial College London, UK), as Chair for Biomaterials.


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