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Equipment / Method Address Institution Usage
Variable Pressure High Resolution Schottky Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope P. Valdena 7, Riga BBCE - RTU RBIDC Analysis of microstructure and chemical composition
X-ray micro-computed tomography P. Valdena 7, Riga BBCE - RTU RBIDC Micro-computed tomography. Non-destructive 3D imaging and analysis
EasyMax 402 Advanced Synthesis Workstation for Chemical and Process Development Pulka 3/3, Riga BBCE - RTU RBIDC Chemical and Process Development
Small microstructure analysis equipment (Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)) VEGA LMS Pulka 3/3, Riga BBCE-RTU RBIDC Analysis of microstructure
Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatograph equipped with UV, Fluorescence and ELS detectors Pulka 3/3, Riga BBCE-RTU RBIDC UHPLC method development and UHPLC analysis
Potentiometric titration station Mettler Toledo T90 Pulka 3/3, Riga BBCE-RTU RBIDC Acid-base titration; Redox titration; Ca2+ ion selective measurement; Titration in non-aqueous media; pH measurement
Freeze-dryer Martin Christ Beta 2-8 LSC plus Pulka 3/3, Riga BBCE-RTU RBIDC Freeze-drying
Versatile gas sorption and degassing system set with 4 independent sample analysis stations for characterizing porous materials and powders Pulka 3/3, Riga BBCE-RTU RBIDC Surface Area determination: Multipoint BET Method; Single Point BET Method Surface Area of Microporous Samples by Langmuir Method. Total Pore Volume and Average Pore Radius Pore Size Distributions (Mesopore and micropore)
Histology Equipment Aizkraukles Str. 21 BBCE-LIOS-FFL Tissue dissection, slicing, preparation, probing, staining, and analysis require tools that reliably produce high-quality samples.
Triple Quadrupole Liquid Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer (LC-MS/MS) Shimadzu LCMS-8060NX Aizkraukles Str. 21 BBCE-LIOS-FFL High sensitive and specific analytical technique that can precisely determine the identities and concentration of biomolecules, medicines, metabolites in various samples.
Super-Resolution STED/FLIM/FCS microscope Leica STELLARIS, SP8, SP8 MP Aizkraukles Str. 21 BBCE-LIOS-FFL Super-resolution imaging of live and fixed cells and tissues, diffusion analysis. The resolution of microscope is beyond the diffraction limit.
Asiga PRO 4K80 3D printer Dzirciema street, 20 - BBCE Rīga Stradiņš University Usable for production of anathomical and dental models, surgical guides, denture bases, temporaries, partial frameworks, IBT’s, dental crowns, dental bridges, custom trays and splints.
Apium M220 3D printer Dzirciema street, 20 - BBCE Rīga Stradiņš University The printer is developed to print parts of polyether ether ketone (PEEK) to the production of three-dimensional parts with low costs and high efficiency.
Aeris Research table-type X-ray diffractometer, 300 W Pulka 3/3, Riga BBCE-RTU RBIDC A non-destructive technique that provides information on the crystallographic structure, chemical composition and physical properties of materials.
3DCeram C100 EASY LAB 3D printer Dzirciema street, 20 - BBCE Rīga Stradiņš University 3D printer for creating small parts from varied ceramic slurries (e.g. zirconia, hydroxiapetite and alumina)
Rigaku CT lab HX Dzirciema street 20, Riga, LV-1007 RSU Institute of Stomatology For applications in materials and life science research, product development, failure analysis, and manufacturing quality control.
Design and manufacturing of personalized implants Dziirciema street 20 RSU Institute of Stomatology Design and manufacture of anatomical models from polymer materials. Design and manufacture of surgical cutting guides from polymer materials. Design and manufacture of personalized implants for hard tissue replacement from PEEK or bioceramic materials.
Quotation information

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, RSU and RSU IS on the other hand.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 857287