What will be the future biomaterials implanted in humans?

TRIBUTE to Pr Charles Baquey

With Keynote lecture by Prof. Luigi Ambrosio in homage to Pr Charles Baquey – a great biomaterials scientist and friend of the ESB society, passed away at the end of December 2020.

Title Keynote:
Nano-biocomposites: from tissue repair/regeneration to therapeutic behaviors

Learning Objectives:
Define the role of the new biotechnologies (nanotechnologies, biofabrication…) and the role of biocomposite matrices that could help in the development of the future biomaterials designed for clinical applications.

Proposed Program:
The symposium will present the relevant strategies for the development and the design of the future tissue engineered products according to the clinical requirements

Proponent 1 / Co-Chair:
Pedro Granja
Instituto de Investiga√ß√£o e Inova√ß√£o em Sa√ļde (i3S) Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal

Proponent 2 / Chair:
Amedee Joelle
Inserm U1026, Tissue Engineering Laboratory, University of Bordeaux

Keynote Speaker:
Prof. Luigi Ambrosio
Italian National Research Council | CNR · Institute for Polymers, Composite and Biomaterials РIPCB Chemical Engineering, Rome, Italy

Important Dates

Start Online Registration
1 December 2020

ESB 2021 Abstract Submission:
Extended Deadline: 12 April 2021

Late Poster Abstract Submission:
Start: 20 April 2021
Deadline: 16 May, 2021

ESB 2021 Acceptance Mail:
End of May, 2021

SIBB 2021 Abstract Submission for Biomechanics:
Deadline:  15 June, 2021 (no extension!)

SIBB 2021 Biomechanics Acceptance Mail:
End of June, 2021

ESB 2021
5‚Äď9 September 2021
Porto, Portugal

Biomechanics part:
9 Sept 2021

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Conference Status with respect to the Coronavirus pandemic

ESB 2021 is being planned to be held as a face-to-face-conference. However, in the event large public gatherings are still not feasible, we will not postpone the conference but will move ESB 2021 into a digital space.

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