Organization Name / Department
Riga Technical University
Website of the organization / department
Higher Education Institution
Sub-Fields / Keywords
Biomaterials, drug delivery
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action(s) of interest
- European Postdoctoral Fellowships
Short Description of the Organization / Department
Riga Technical University (RTU) is one of the oldest institutions of higher technical education in Eastern Europe. RTU gathers more than 16000 students, staff of 611 people for research and 572 for teaching, currently is the top one University in Latvia in terms of scientific potential. The Rudolfs Cimdins Riga Biomaterials Innovations and Development Centre of Riga Technical University (RTU RBIDC) research team consists of 40 chemical engineers and materials scientists, with experience in coordination and participation in H2020, ESF, ERDF, EURONANOMED and ERA-NET projects. RTU RBIDC is a coordinator and headquarters of H2020 Teaming Phase 2 project BBCE for establishment of centre of excellence with total budget of more than 30MEUR. BBCE area cower full cycle of biomaterials development from lab to clinic https://bbcentre.eu. The biomaterials developed at RTU RBIDC have been tested in clinical practice for more than 20 years in more than 400 patient cases. The main areas of RTU RBIDC research activities include training and research on synthesis of nanomaterials and calcium phosphates, preparation of inorganic/organic composite materials, bone cements, drug delivery system and upscaling of chemical engineering processes. More info: https://vkti.rtu.lv/?lang=en.
Previous Related Projects / Research Experience
H2020 Teaming Phase 2 project BBCE – bbcentre.eu
H2020 MSCA PREMUROSA
H2020 MSCA Met4Bone
H2020 MSCA RegOssBio
Contact Person/ Position in the Organisation/ Phone/ E-mail
Prof. Janis Locs, email@example.com
Brief description of project idea
As per MSCA and National rules.
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