Topics

Provisional list of topics for abstract submission

Preparation and characterization

Hydrogels
Polymeric
Metals
Inorganic and glasses
Composites
Nano-biomaterials 0D, 1D, 2D
Surfaces
Materials from living matter

Interaction with cells

Materials-tissues interface
3D microenvironments
Immunomodulation
Engineered niches
Porous scaffolds

Biofabrication

Bio(material)inks
Extrusion-based AM
Light-based AM
Electrospinning and textile
Unconventional approaches
3D printing for accessible healthcare
Clinical translation of AM

Biomaterials carrying stimuli

Dynamic materials 4D
Living materials
Mechanoregulation
Delivery of small and biological drugs
Metamaterials
Orientation cues

Biomaterials for specific functions

Load-bearing materials
Biomineralization
Cancer
Vascularization or lack thereof
Sensing
Smart biomaterials
Anti-infective strategies
COVID-19

Biomaterials for body parts and functions

Bone
Cartilage and osteochondral
Intervertebral disc
Tendon and ligament
Dental
Muscle
Respiratory system
Cardiovascular
Gastrointestinal
Skin
Eye
Liver, kidneys, pancreas
Neural tissue

Parallel fields

Big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning
Biological materials e.g. , nacre, wood-derived
Aerospace

Biomaterials testing

Biocompatibility, Leachables, in vitro tests
Biomaterials for Reducing, Replacing, Refining
Organ/human on a chip

Clinical translation

Medical devices
Clinical studies
Safety and regulatory aspects