BioMat-Sheffield Symposium poster: The microsymposium hosted by Insigneo, Royce, and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Highlighting research in the fields of biomaterials, biomechanics and cell engineering

Event details

Monday 27 March 2023
Hybrid event, Sir Frederick Mappin Building, The University of Sheffield, Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD


BIOMAT-SHEFFIELD is the first hybrid micro-symposium jointly hosted by Insigneo, Royce and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Led by Professor Ipsita Roy and her team, BIOMAT-SHEFFIELD will highlight research from world leaders in the field of Biomaterials.

Speakers confirmed for the event range from those based here in Sheffield, as well as our European and worldwide partners.

From The University of Sheffield, talks will be delivered by Professor Sheila MacNeil, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Professor Paul Hatton, School of Clinical Dentistry, ranging from their expertise in skin tissue engineering to bone substitutes and muco-adhesive patches for Dental applications.

From Europe, Professor Gianluca Ciardelli, from Politecnico Di Torino, Professor Serena Danti, University of Pisa and Professor Maria Chatzinikolaidou, University of Crete, whose expertise range from cardiac tissue engineering, production of polyurethanes, to smart biomaterial approaches for tissue and organ modeling; pathology resolution, in particular ears, bones, and cancer, and bone tissue engineering.

In addition, we will also have speakers from Asia, Professor Bikramjit Basu, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India and Dr. Atiq-ul Rehman, IST, Pakistan with expertise in translational research on Biomaterials in India and Bioglass in tissue engineering.


09:00 - registration, exhibitors and posters

09:30 - presentations

11:00 - coffee break, exhibitors and posters

11:30 - presentations

13:00 - lunch

14:00 - close

14.30 Lab Tours

A full agenda will be shared closer to the date.

Registered attendees are welcome to bring along a poster if they wish.

The venue is Mappin Hall, Sir Frederick Mappin Building, Mappin Street, Sheffield

This event will be jointly funded by a British Council Project funded by Innovative Collaborative Research Grants Under PAK UK Education Gateway, Royce and the  Insigneo Institute.

If you have any questions please contact: Professor Ipsita Roy:

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