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Publikācija: Establishment of the Baltic Biomaterials Centre of Excellence (BBCE)

Publication Type Conference paper
Funding for basic activity Research project
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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Establishment of the Baltic Biomaterials Centre of Excellence (BBCE)
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.5 Materials engineering
Authors Maija Dambrova
Elīna Makarova
Arita Dubņika
Ilze Šalma
Mauro Alini
Aldo Boccaccini
Jānis Ločs
Keywords Teaming, Excellence, Biomaterials
Abstract Background: The ageing population puts a high burden on the society in terms of costs of healthcare and loss of quality of life. The need for bone and joint replacement implants is increasing with older age, and musculo­skeletal conditions are the second-greatest cause of disability globally. Objectives: The main objective of the BBCE project is to establish the joint Baltic Biomaterials Centre of Excellence focused on the advanced biomaterial development for medical applications. Within the frame of critical-mass formation in research and development, also the cooperation between industry and research organisations will be encouraged, leading to technology transfer and delivery of new products in to the market.
DOI: 10.25006/IA.5.S2-A2.46
Hyperlink: http://www.intrinsicactivity.org/2017/5/S2/A2.46/ 
Reference Dambrova, M., Makarova, E., Dubņika, A., Šalma, I., Alini, M., Boccaccini, A., Ločs, J. Establishment of the Baltic Biomaterials Centre of Excellence (BBCE). In: Intrinsic Activity, Latvia, Rīga, 19-20 October, 2017. Rīga: Austrian Pharmacological Society (APHAR), 2017, pp.A2.46-A2.46. ISSN 2309-8503. Available from: doi:10.25006/IA.5.S2-A2.46
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