International undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students
Polymers and colloids are playing an increasing role as materials in our everyday lives. They are the constitutive parts of emulsions, foams, coatings, fibres, cells and tissue. With the help of nanotechnology, fundamentally new materials, properties and functions could be realised with exciting applications in the areas of electro-optics and biomaterials. This course covers the most important topics from synthesis, structural and electro-optical studies of polymers and colloids to advanced device fabrication.
Biofabrication is an emerging field in the area of biomaterials, aiming at the generation of three-dimensional structures from materials, including vital cells. Key aspects to achieve this aim include an advanced knowledge of biomaterials, the ability to identify new scientific trends and an awareness of the ways in which production processes can be made sustainable.
This summer school focuses on current trends in biomaterials research and biofabrication. Furthermore, the course includes practical coursework that highlights several state-of-the art processing methods of novel biopolymers such as spider silk proteins.
- internationally known professors in the field of biomaterials and biofabrication
- theoretical insights and practical courses
- achievement of 2/3 ECTS
- tissue engineering
- dispense-plotting of 3D-scaffolds for tissue regeneration
- analysis of self-assembling biopolymers