Establishment of

Baltic Biomaterials Centre of Excellence

Over the last couple of months BBCE team members have approved their excellence by receiving awards and recognition at national media. On 12th of October Dr.sc.ing. Janis Locs received the award "RTU Scientist of the Year 2018" and Dr.sc.ing. Arita Dubnika received the award "RTU Young Female Scientist of the Year 2018". Soon after BBCE coordinator Dr.sc.ing. Janis Locs was elected as corresponding member of Latvian Academy of Sciences. Meanhwhile, BBCE team member prof. Maija Dambrova represents excellent science in the "Latvian science calendar 2019" developed by Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia. https://www.youtube.com/embed/M7zrWvqU3Nw

Thus, BBCE got wider recognition in National media. Two radio interviews:

https://lr1.lsm.lv/lv/raksts/zinamais-nezinamaja/rtu-top-biomaterialu-ekselences-centrs.a111380/

https://lr1.lsm.lv/lv/raksts/zinamais-nezinamaja/arita-dubnika-un-andis-supe-rtu-jauna-zinatnieka-titula-ieguveji.a110718/

An live TV broadcast on BBCE development "Latvijas spēks" (TV24 17th of December 20:00), followed by article at national press

http://www.la.lv/vai-latvija-klus-par-nakotnes-bioimplantu-razosanas-lielvalsti

Posted on Jan 08, 2019

BBCE project´s main objective is to establish a joint Baltic Biomaterials Centre of Excellence for advanced biomaterials development based on the long-term strategic cooperation between AO Research Institute Davos, Switzerland (ARI) and Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany (FAU) on the one hand and RTU RBIDC, LIOS and RSU on the other hand.



This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 763721