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5th Annual Conference on Biomaterials , will be organized around the theme “Advanced concepts and Frameworks for Biomaterials and Applications ”

Euro Biomaterials 2019 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Euro Biomaterials 2019

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Biomaterials are defined as artificial materials that are made up of  biobased or synthesized materials. Biomaterials are used  for  reparation or reconstruction of the musculo-skeletal system and soft tissue regeneration and conjointly in various medical instruments and devices. The potential applications for biomaterials is quickly increasing, with entirely different physical, mechanical and medical properties required for numerous applications. One versatile and widely used methodology for the short preparation and testing of biomaterials is Pulser Laser deposition (PLD). Geistlich biomaterials are derivatives of natural bovine or porcine material that are been developed for new bone or soft tissue formation. They are used to promote new bone formation and soft tissue healing in the human body.Biomineralisation is a process of formation of minerals by living organism which are used for harden and stiffening of existing tissues. 

 

  • Track 1-1Types of biomaterials
  • Track 1-2Mechanical properties
  • Track 1-3Applications of biomaterials
  • Track 1-4Biocompatibility
  • Track 1-5Evolution of biomaterials research

Biodegradable biomaterials are those which undergoes degradation on exposure to microorganism or through other processes. Polymers are the important class of biomaterials. Biodegradable polymers has a great advantage over biostable polymer. Now a days biodegradable polymers shows a great interest in medical applications and in future biodegradable polymers replace the biostable polymers.one of the important advantage of biodegradable polymer is it does not leave any mark of residue at the implantation site. Hydrolytic degradation is the main mechanism involve  in polymer degradation. Modification in current polymers and their processing techniques allows improvement in order to produce better performance in biological media.one of the important trend is the synthesis of novel polymers which exhibits improved bioavailability and bioresponsive.

 

  • Track 2-1Biodegradable polymer
  • Track 2-2Biodegradable ceramics
  • Track 2-3Bioabsorbable stent
  • Track 2-4Biodegradable metals
  • Track 2-5Biomimetic materials

Stem cell plays a distinguished role in tissue engineering applications. There will be a synergistic impact on stem cell based regenerative therapies through stem cell and biomaterial technology. Interaction of stem cell technology and biomaterials would allow the latest biomaterial designation for future clinical therapeutic applications. The method mainly aims for development of adult stem cell-based tissue designed for biomaterial implants and organoids. This method develops the cells to produce and use induced Pluripotent cells (iPS) from differentiated cells.

 

  • Track 3-1stem cell engineering
  • Track 3-2Nanofiber matrix
  • Track 3-3stem cell interactions
  • Track 3-4stem cell theraphy
  • Track 3-5Adult stem cells

There is an excellent future prospects for biomaterial and nanotechnology in the field of medicine. Nanomedicine “the application of nanotechnology to health” showed an exponential growth for the last two decades.  Now a days nanoparticles are showing a great interest because of their  unique optical, magnetic, electrical, and other properties emerge.  Recent  advancements like nanometer-sized ceramics, polymers, metals and composites are receiving much attention in the field of bone tissue engineering. The bionanomaterials has applications in novel fibres  ,sensors ,adhesives etc. These are used for the cancer treatment, regeneration practices and the polymers  are important for gene delivery systems.

 

  • Track 4-1Graphene
  • Track 4-2Nanocomposite materials
  • Track 4-3Nanoparticles
  • Track 4-4Blended nanomaterials
  • Track 4-5Polymer brushes

Biomaterials plays a important role in the field of medicine today.The main function of biomaterial is its healing power for injuries and restoring function. Biomaterials are naturally or synthetically derived. Natural Biomaterial include silk,gelatin etc. while synthetic biomaterial includes polymers,ceramics and composites. Metals are the main criteria for manufacturing of biomaterial and are widely used in the field of orthopaedic, cardiac and in dental implants.  Since metals are more prone to corrosion, wear so surface coating and modification of metal are necessary for good medical application.  

 

  • Track 5-1Smart biomaterials
  • Track 5-2Hydrogel and Bioactive coatings
  • Track 5-3Nanoassemblies
  • Track 5-4Ceramic biomaterials
  • Track 5-5Diamond based biomaterials

Bioactive glasses are novel dental materials which are mainly used in dentistry. It consists of calcium and phosphate which are present in proportion similar to bone hydroxyapatite.They are presently used in bone grafts, scaffolds and coating material for dental implants. Bioactive glasses like bioglass(45S5) are used intraorally for bone grafting. The bioactive glasses involves two common process namely sol-gel and melting. It forms a strong, rapid and stable bond with host tissues. Bioactive glass has become an interesting area for researchers and still research on bioactive glass is going on. Bioactive glass with various composition  are used for wide range of applications.   

 

  • Track 6-1Materials
  • Track 6-2Clinical applications
  • Track 6-3Mesoporous bioactive glass
  • Track 6-4Melt derived bioactive silicate glass
  • Track 6-5Sol-gel derived glass

The spine is a combination of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Failure of any of these parts might need the operating surgeon to control or stop deterioration in stability or in neurological function.Over the past few decades, spine disorders became a significant health concern and therefore a variety of spinal surgical procedures has been rising considerably. A number of biotechnologies and biomaterial techniques are applied in spinal surgery for its effective treatment within the spine, once conservative treatment is ineffective the foremost suggested operation is decompression followed by fusion. Success rates of spine fusion extensively depends on  bone grafts peculiar properties. Autograft has been acheived   a solid but still research is focussed on development of new biomaterials. 

 

  • Track 7-1Materials for spinal applications
  • Track 7-2Forces on the spine
  • Track 7-3Spinal fusion
  • Track 7-4Artificial disc
  • Track 7-5Spinal pathologies and clinical problems

Cardiovascular biomaterial is presently having a great demand and investment in the field of medicine. Biocompactibilty is the main criteria for cardiovascular biomaterials.Surface modification methods are presently used methods for increasing the compactibility of biomaterials. The scope of cardiovascular biomaterials is growing gradually and lots of new investigators and researchers are developing interest towards this field. Two important consideration for cardiovascular biomaterials are physical & mechanical properties and biocompactibility. Metallic and polymeric materials shows a better replacement in cardiac tissues, but they fail in case of biological tissues.Metallic and polymeric materials serve as a better replacement in repair and replacement of cardiac tissues .

 

  • Track 8-1 Cardiovascular stents
  • Track 8-2Biofunctionalization
  • Track 8-3Surface modification strategies
  • Track 8-4Material and Device design
  • Track 8-5Vascular grafts

Metallic biomaterials are the substance which plays important role for internal support of biological tissues which are largely used in dental implants, joint replacements, orthopaedic fixations and in stents. Metallic biomaterial is future standard for hard tissue applications and in soft tissue needs .The current biomaterials has issue related to metal on metal wear, metallic ion leaching, corrosion, and such other time-dependent degradation phenomena.  Laser usage for surface modification of metallic biomaterial is now becoming increasingly popular.

 

  • Track 9-1Alloys
  • Track 9-2Metallic implant materials
  • Track 9-3Microrough surface
  • Track 9-4Biodegradation behaviour
  • Track 9-5Porous and Non-porous metallic biomaterials

The commonly used materials in orthopaedic surgeries are biomaterials. They show host response to orthopaedic material and encompass the host response to local tissue trauma and implant itself. tissue  grafts and tissue graft substitutes are one of the most widely used biomaterials in orthopaedic implants .Tissue grafts includes autograft, allograft, or xenograft. Bone grafting is another technique which is used either alone or in combination with arthroplasty, spine, trauma, and other orthopedic procedures.

 

  • Track 10-1Orthopaedic implant
  • Track 10-2Metallic materials
  • Track 10-3Autografts and Allografts
  • Track 10-4Bone protein extract
  • Track 10-5Bone trauma

Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine provides a number of solutions to clinical problems which a permanent replacement devices cannot provide. The most challenging area for biomaterials based tissue engineering is to provide the regenerative solutions to musculoskeletal problems that emphasise the biomaterials which have been developed as scaffolds for tissue engineering in cartilage. To provide successful regeneration in tissue regeneration, the cell should undergo proper proliferation and differentiation resulting in cell-induced tissue regeneration.

 

  • Track 11-1Regenerative engineering
  • Track 11-2Silk Biomaterials
  • Track 11-3Scaffolds
  • Track 11-4Soft tissue replacement
  • Track 11-5Tissue mechanics

Biophotonics is a technique which forms an interaction between photon and biological materials.It is an interdisciplinary field which is used for the development and application optical techniques, particularly imaging, to the study of biological molecules, cells and tissue.One of the benefits of using optical technique is that they store the integrity of biological cells which are being examined.Recent biophotonics have developed the new applications for clinical diagnostics and therapies for fluids, cells and tissues.These advancements allowing the scientist and physicians to develop superior, non-invasive diagnostics for vascular and blood flow, and tool for better examination of skin lesions.

 

  • Track 12-1Optical fibres
  • Track 12-2Light-Tissue interactions
  • Track 12-3Optical probes and Biosensors
  • Track 12-4Spectroscopic methodologies
  • Track 12-5Optical imaging

Dental caries is the most common and widespread biofilm-dependent oral disease which causes  destruction of tooth structure by the acidic attack from cariogenic bacteria.It remains a challenging problem and the adult population facing this problem is enormous and despite of having advances in caries prevention and tooth restoration,treatments continue to pose  is a substantial burden to healthcare.Amalgam is the most commonly used silver grey material in the field of dentistry.With an increase in clinical need for dental patient,a variety of novel dental biomaterials have been developed.These biomaterials should be stable and easily compactible with oral environment.The biomaterials which are in current use are Zirconia, resin composites, titanium alloys etc..

 

  • Track 13-1Dental adhesives
  • Track 13-2Zirconia in dentistry
  • Track 13-3Dental cements
  • Track 13-4Preventive dental materials
  • Track 13-5Nanoidentation techniques

Now a days use of conventional biomaterials like polymer,ceramics ,metal and composites continuously does not fulfils the requirements in the tough medical challenge.So in that case alternative ,body liquid metals are now creating an era as functional biomaterials which possess unconventional properties compared with superior to traditional biomaterials having  high fluidity, excellent electrical and thermal conductivities, good biocompatibility, sufficient radiopacity, controllable behaviour, easy manufacture and low cost.Liquid metal alloys has excellent conductivity, low toxicity, and shape-shifting abilities.So due to this it has put good use in cancer targeting cells, and in self fuelled motors for robots.

 

 

 

  • Track 14-1Unconventional fluidic properties
  • Track 14-2Liquid metal injectable electronics
  • Track 14-3Liquid metal printed biosensors
  • Track 14-4Skin electronics
  • Track 14-5Tumor theraphy

3D-Bioprinting is a technique in which 3D-printing is used to combine cells,growth growth factors and in fabrication of biomaterial parts.Generally in bioinks ,3D printing uses layer by layer method to deposit  materials and create tissue like structures which are later used in medical and tissue engineering fields.Biomaterials is now emerging innovations for bioprinting of cells .Bioprinting  covers a wide range of biomaterials.3D-Printing is showing its profound utility in research and in regenerative medicine. Also there is printing of scaffolds are taking place through bioprinting and these scaffolds are used to regenerate joints and ligaments.Biomaterials like metal,ceramics,polymers and composites are currently used biomaterials in 3D-bioprinting.

 

  • Track 15-1Inkjet Bioprinting
  • Track 15-2Polyjet Bioprinting
  • Track 15-3Fused deposition modelling
  • Track 15-4FDM
  • Track 15-5Extrusion based Bioprinting