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 ARI Abstracts ISSN 2960-2483 (Continues: eCM conferences open access online periodical, ISSN 2522-235X- finished July 2023)

13th Annual Meeting

May 9 2007, DSR-Cité Universitaire, CH 2002 Neuchâtel

Main Sponsor
PX Group
Boulevard des Eplatures 42
Case Postale
CH 2304 La Chaux-de-Fonds

Awards Sponsor


Scope of the Meeting
The SSB meetings are devoted to all aspects of biomaterials including design, preparation, characterisation, quality control, application and clinical results. Both applied and basic research papers are welcome. The meeting is open to who have interest in scientific, technological and medical aspects of biomaterials and is intended primarily for graduate students, scientists, medical doctors, dentists and engineers working with metallic, ceramic, polymer or other biomaterials. In 2007 the oral part of the meeting was oriented towards all aspects of Micro and Nanotechnologies in Medical Applications : Risks and Opportunities. This included synthesis, characterization, in vitro and in vivo testing, and applications.

Swiss Society for Biomaterials (SSB)
The SSB is the assembly of people in Switzerland working or interested in the field of biomaterials, be it on the industrial or the university level. Our Charter and Bylaws describe the goals of our Society. We welcome everybody interested in the wide field of biomaterials to participate in our meetings and to join our Society. The SSB is officially affiliated with the European Society for Biomaterials.

SSB Executive Committee 2006

President : Prof. Jacques Lemaître
Vice-President : Dr. Geoff Richards
Treasurer : Dr. Armando Salito
Secretary : Prof. Marc Bohner
Members : Dr. Heiko Gruner
Dr. Kurt Ruffieux
Dr. Christine Wandrey
Webmaster : Dr. Marc Petitmermet

Dr. Lucien Reclaru
PX Holding SA, La Chaux-de-fonds
Dr. Andreas Blatter
PX Holding SA, La Chaux-de-fonds
Pierre-Yves Eschler
PX Holding SA, La Chaux-de-fonds
Dr. Paul-Henri Vallotton
Symbios Orthopedie SA, Yverdon

Scientific Committee

Prof. Jacques Lemaître
EPF Lausanne
Dr. Marc Bohner
Robert Mathys Foundation, Betlach
Dr. Christine Wandrey
EPF Lausanne
Dr. Kurt Ruffieux
Degradable solutions AG, Schliren

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