Establishment of

Baltic Biomaterials Centre of Excellence

ScSB 2021

Event date: 14-06-2021

Official update from the ScSB Organizing Committee:
The safety and well-being of all conference participants is our priority. Facing the COVID-19 pandemic and its various effects, the Scandinavian Society for Biomaterials annual conference ScSB 2021 will be held as virtual event on 14th June 2021.

For authors: all accepted oral/poster presentations for ScSB 2020 will automatically be placed on the ScSB 2021 program.
For those who would like to join virtual ScSB 2021 conference: the abstract submission is opened until the end of March 2021.

Detailed ScSB 2021 scientific program will be available in Spring 2021 via website: https://bbcentre.eu/.

TOPIC:

The topic of the conference will be dedicated to “Customized Solutions” in any kind of areas connected with biomaterials. This can be related to, e.g., in vitro and in vivo models for specific applications, chemical composition and structure of implant materials, drug delivery systems and applications in clinic.

Done so far and next steps:
81 abstracts have been accepted. Represented 19 countries: the abstract authors from Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Latvia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, The Netherlands, UK, Belgium, The United States of America and Turkey. Each of the submitted abstract was independently and carefully reviewed by members of the ScSB 2021 Scientific Committee. All abstracts were assessed by the same scientific criteria.

ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE OPEN IN MARCH 2021.
SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE:

Peter Uppstu, Åbo Akademi University, Finland
Cecilia Persson, Uppsala University, Sweden
My Hedhammar, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Gissur Örlygsson, Innovation Center Iceland, Iceland
Vygandas Rutkunas, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Gemma Mestres Beà, Uppsala University, Sweden
Dagnija Loča, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Kristīne Šalma-Ancāne, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Arita Dubņika, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Kristaps Rubenis, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Kārlis Agris Gross, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Michael Gasik, Aalto University, Finland
Maija Dambrova, Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, Latvia
Tom Coenye, Ghent University, Belgium
Wojciech Swieszkowski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Mauro Alini, AO Research Institute Davos, Switzerland
Simonas Grybauskas, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Vilnius University Zalgirio Hospital, Lithuania
Catherine LE VISAGE, INSERM UMR 1229, Regenerative Medicine and Skeleton, RMeS, Faculté de Chirurgie Dentaire, Université de Nantes, France
Christele Combes, Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France
Tom Coenye, Ghent University, Belgium
Wojciech Swieszkowski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

REGISTRATION FEE:

Number of the conference participants will be limited to 100 persons.
Registration fee for the conference will cover:

  • Attendance of all scientific and social activities as indicated in the ScSB 2021 programme;
  • Publication of abstract in eCM journal.

And finally, we are also looking forward to welcoming you all in ScSB 2022 in Jurmala, Latvia in the year 2022, returning to face-to-face events!

OPEN

As the ScSB conference has been postponed to 14th June 2021 due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, the abstract submission has been reopened! The ScSB 2021 Scientific Committee is pleased to invite authors to submit their abstracts for oral, poster presentations.

 All accepted oral/poster presentations for ScSB 2020 will automatically be placed on the ScSB 2021 program. Detailed ScSB 2021 scientific program will be available in Spring 2021 via website: https://bbcentre.eu/

The topic of the conference is dedicated to “Customized Solutions” in any kind of areas connected with biomaterials. This can be related to, e.g., in vitro and in vivo models for specific applications, chemical composition and structure of implant materials, drug delivery systems and applications in clinic.

The Abstract Submission Guidelines:

  • Abstracts for oral presentations, posters may be submitted ONLY electronically using the online form on the BBCE website: https://bbcentre.eu/
  • Abstracts submitted by fax, email or post will NOT be accepted.
  • In the case that electronic submission is not possible, please contact the ScSB 2021 Organizing Committee at email address: bbcentre@rtu.lv  
  • There is A STANDARD TEMPLATE FORM for abstracts which must be used. Please find the abstract template here: Abstract_sub form 2019.doc
  • The abstract MUST fit on 1 page of the word template and the page set up must NOT be modified or text sized to achieve this.
  • The abstracts will be accepted in English only (if English is not Author’s first language, we recommend that the abstract is checked by somebody who is fluent in English prior to submission).
  • There is no fee for submitting the abstract.


ScSB 2021 presentation formats:

By providing a flexible way of submitting abstracts, we are inviting you to help compose the overall scientific programme. Each author may choose between an oral presentation and poster (or both). The poster presentation will be open for all participants, while the decision for oral presentations will be taken by Scientific Committee based on the scientific quality of the abstract. All abstracts will be assessed by the same scientific criteria.


SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT 



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Posters

1. Arita Dubnika, Dagnija Loca, Maija Dambrova, Ilze Salma, Konstantins Logviss, Mauro Alini, Aldo R. Boccaccini, Janis Locs. Establishment of Baltic Biomaterials Centre of Excellence 

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ScSB 2021 is organized by Latvian Materials Research Society (registration No. 40008006459, the address: Paula Valdena Street 3, Riga, Latvia, e-mail: bbcentre@rtu.lv) in cooperation with Riga Technical University and Baltic Biomaterials Centre of Excellence.

If You have any questions, please contact with us by sending e-mail to bbcentre@rtu.lv.


Conference Chair  

Prof. Janis Locs

Email:  janis.locs(at)rtu.lv


Organizing committee

Vineta Vaivode

Email: vineta.vaivode(at)rtu.lv


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