Establishment of

Baltic Biomaterials Centre of Excellence

Riga Stradins University is a leading academic research institution in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, rehabilitation and nursing sciences.

Riga Stradins University Institute of Stomatology is the only dental medicine and oral and maxillofacial surgery institution in Latvia that does not only carry out clinical work, but also furthers academic and scientific activity in the field of stomatology. The Institute of Stomatology is fitted with the most modern equipment, and the newest technologies and techniques in stomatology.

Patients are offered quality treatment in all fields of dental medicine, as well as a multidisciplinary approach in any clinical setting. Within the period of past ten years, the following disciplines have experienced rapid growth: dental implantology, bone tissue deficiency replacement surgery, orthognatic surgery, endoscopic examination and treatment of salivary glands and other methods related to the application of contemporary technologies - laser surgery and piezosurgery.

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