FunGlass was happy to participate in person in the “Aldo R. Boccaccini 60th Birthday Symposium”, organized by the FAU Institute of Biomaterials held on 6th October 2022. The scientific symposium celebrated the 60th birthday of the Head of Institute, Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini, and his contributions to materials science and biomaterials. The symposium was a hybrid event with more than 70 participants attending in-presence in Erlangen (H14, Department of Materials Science and Engineering) and more than 80 participants connected on-line via zoom.
The program of the symposium included a scientific session with talks by Prof. Xhantippi Chatzistavrou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Prof. Raymund Horch (University Hospital Erlangen, FAU), Prof. Delia Brauer (Univ. of Jena), Prof. Leena Hupa (Abo Akademie University Turku, Finland) and Prof.Showan Nazhat (Mc Gill University, Canada)”. The program followed by the presence and online speeches /greetings as well as a series of video messages sent by Prof. Boccaccini’s former colleagues, students and collaborators from around the world.
Dr. Martin Michálek, as head of the Department of Biomaterials, explained in his presentation how this department was built in our FunGlass center and thanked the professor Boccaccini for all his help.