The society aims to promote the interests of biomaterials science and tissue engineering in the Netherlands and to stimulate cooperation between universities, institutions and industries in these domains. For this purpose the society:

- organizes conferences such as the Annual NBTE meeting Lunteren and the CR@E/ICMS/NBTE mini-symposium

- promotes collaborations with related national and international societies

- offers exhibition space to sponsors

- awards a prize for the best thesis in biomaterials science or tissue engineering

News section

UPCOMING ANNUAL MEETING: The 29th NBTE meeting will be held on THURSDAY 26 November and FRIDAY 27 November 2020. We are preparing to have a full meeting at De Werelt in Lunteren. If covid-19 prevents us from having the meeting in its familiar form, we will offer a hybrid online/live meeting, or full online meeting if needed. Submit your abstract before October 25th 2020.

SCIENTIFIC IMAGE COMPETITION: Did you take a nice or artistic scientific picture during your research studies? Submit it to our competition before October 25th 2020 to be considered for the Best Scientific Image Award. Check here for the details!


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    9713 AV Groningen