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CHEM2NATURE Second School

Porto, Portugal

05 - 09 June 2017

This event is being organized in the scope of the European Horizon 2020 Twinning project CHEM2NATURE: Enabling precision chemical methodologies applied to natural-based systems for the development of multifunctional biomedical devices. This project comprises a series of events related with the development of natural-based biomedical devices.


The CHEM2NATURE Second School will be the second forum of discussion on the project topic. It is entitled “Chemical modification of biomaterials and 'living' surfaces with biopolymer derivatives” and will join World leading experts in the field, who will present their most recent and relevant achievements.

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Confirmed Keynote Speakers so far

-   Marek  Urban - Clemson University, USA

-   Daniel   Ruiz-Molina - ICN2, Spain

-   Georges Belfort  - Rensselaer Polythecnic Institute, USA

-   André   Skirtach - University of Ghent, Belgium

-   Andrew Dove -  University of Warwick, UK

-   Pablo Taboada - University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

-   Insung  Choi – KAIST, South Korea

-   João Mano - University of Aveiro, Portugal

-   Juan Pou Saracho - University of Vigo, Spain

-   Nuno Neves- University of Minho, Portugal

-   Zhenwei Mao - Zhejiang University, China

-   Africa Gongalez-Fernandez - Vigo University, Spain

-   Miguel Oliveira - University of Minho, Portugal

Scientific Topics

"Chemical modification of biomaterials and 'living' surfaces with biopolymer derivatives"
  • Biomimetic nanostructures for smart applications
  • Hydrogels and multilayers for biomedical applications
  • Protein-protein and protein-surface interactions
  • Stimulus-responsive and self-repairing materials


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Organized by
3B’s Research Group, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal





A member of PT Government Associate Laboratory ICVS/3B’s


3B's Research Group,
Department of Polymer Engineering,
University of Minho,

Headquarters of the European Institute of Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine,

Avepark - Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia
Zona Industrial da Gandra
4805-017 Barco GMR - Portugal

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