Comprehensive Summer School on Tissue Engineering

from biology to materials and products validation
18 June 2018
19 June 2018
20 June 2018
21 June 2018
22 June 2018
23 June 2018
June 18-23, 2018
Communication and Events Service - University of Trento
via Sommarive, 9 - 38123 Trento, Italy
+39 0461 283225 - 5353
+39 0461 281392

The School is organized by the Department of Industrial Engineering, the BIOtech Research Center of the University of Trento and the European Institute of Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine.
The aims are to illustrate and discuss principles, design, methods, fabrication and most recent applications in Regenerative Medicine and in particular in Tissue  Engineering.
The school is addressed to PhD students and Post-Docs with a background in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Medicine.
The maximum number of participants is provisionally set to 45.


  • Concepts in biocompatibility 
  • Tissue repair and regeneration pathways 
  • Molecular signals, growth factors, molecular recognition
  • In vitro and in vivo imaging
  • Materials for scaffolds
  • Scaffolds design and fabrication
  • 3D printing, cell printing, additive manufacturing methods
  • Applications, trends and perspectives


  • Antonella Motta, University of Trento, Italy
  • Martijn van Griensven, Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • Daniel Cohn, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Heinz Redl, Ludwig Boltzman Institute, Austria
  • Ranieri Cancedda, University of Genova, Italy
  • Julio San Roman, CSIC, Spain
  • Rui L. Reis, University of Minho, Portugal 
  • Nuno M. Neves, University of Minho, Portugal
  • Devid Maniglio, University of Trento, Italy
  • Ralph Muller, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Claudio Migliaresi, University of Trento, Italy
  • Dietmar Hutmacher, QUT Brisbane, Australia
  • Antony Weiss, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Paolo Netti, University of Naples, Italy
  • Vamsi Yadavalli, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
  • Thomas Groth, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
  • Gilson Khang, Chonbuk University, South Korea
  • Sorada Kanokpanont, Chulalonkorn University, Thailand
  • Wojciech Chrzanowski, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Natalia M. Alves, University of Minho, Portugal
  • Elizabeth Rosado Balmayor, Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • Ranieri Cancedda, Biorigen Srl & University of Genova, Italy


  • Claudio Migliaresi, University of Trento, Italy
  • Antonella Motta, University of Trento, Italy
  • Devid Maniglio, University of Trento, Italy
  • Walter Bonani, University of Trento, Italy
  • Luca Penasa, University of Trento, Italy


Participants must register following the information reported on the school website before April 30 (the form is available here).
Registration fee for participants is set at € 300,00 and comprises participation to the school, lunches, coffee breaks and welcome buffet.

Participants wishing to present a 5-10 minutes lecture are invited to send an email to the school address with a half-a-page abstract.

application/pdffinal program(PDF | 2 MB)
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