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Programme September 10th

Auditorium 1


08.30-08.45 - Auditorium 1 
Welcome | Prof. Dr. Rianne Letschert | Rector Maastricht University
08.45-09.30 - Auditorium 1 
Title T.B.C. | Prof. Dr. David Grainger | Chair: T.B.A.
09.30-10.15 - Auditorium 1 
ESB George Winter Award 2018Chair: T.B.A.

10.15-10.45 - Trajectum & Expo Foyer Coffee Break

10.45-12.15 - Auditorium 1 
Creative engineering ideas | Chair: Dan Jing Wu
10.45-11.15 - Auditorium 1 
Title T.B.C. | Katharina Maniura
11.15-11.30 - Auditorium 1 
Thermoresponsive nanofibers for engineering supramolecularly assembled tissue substitutes | Andrea De Pieri
11.30-11.45 - Auditorium 1 
Microfluidically generated single cell microgels as pericellular niches with temporally controlled biochemical and biophysical properties | Jeroen Leijten
11.45-12.00 - Auditorium 1 
Macromolecular crowding, mechanical stimulation and oxygen tension in tissue engineering - A step closer to cell-assembled biomaterials | Diana Gaspar
12.00-12.15 - Auditorium 1 
Thermo-responsive macrocarriers containing polycaprolactone grafted with Poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide) for cell culture | Linh Nguyen

12.15-13.15 - Trajectum & Expo Foyer Lunch Break

13.15-14.15 - Auditorium 1 
Poster session A 
13.15-14.15 - Trajectum & Expo Foyer 
Poster session A 
14.15-15.00 - Auditorium 1 
Jean Leray Award| Amir Zadpoor
15.00-16.00 - Auditorium 1 
YSF General Assembly Chair: T.B.A.

16.00-16.30
- Trajectum & Expo Foyer Coffee Break

16.30-18.00 - Auditorium 1
 Electrospinning techniques & applications | Chair: Sandra van Vlierberghe, Marzia Brunelli
16.30-17.00 - Auditorium 1
Electrospinning techniques & possibilities | Fang Yang
17.00-17.15 - Auditorium 1
Bioinspired topographically-tailored electrospun substrates for studying mesenchymal stromal cell behaviour | Beatriz Monteiro
17.15-17.30 - Auditorium 1
Future trends in the electrospinning technique: The importance of using of benign solvents | Liliana Liverani
17.30-17.45 - Auditorium 1
Experimental and Computational approach of cells’ distribution during culture in a 3D porous electrospun scaffold | Foteini Kozaniti
17.45-18.00 - Auditorium 1
Combining melt electrowriting of microfiber meshes with aggregated chondroprogenitor cells stimulated with GDF-2 to enhance cartilage tissue engineering | Florencia Abinzano



Auditorium 2


10.45-12.15 - Auditorium 2 
3D-printed personalized orthopaedic implants | Chair: Chris Arts
10.45-11.15 - Auditorium 2 
Meta-biomaterials | Amir Zadpoor
11.15-11.45 - Auditorium 2 
Towards a standardised and personalised in-vitro tool for ‘functional’ testing of 3D-printed (non)degradable orthopaedic implants| Jan Schrooten
11.45-12.00 - Auditorium 2 
3D additive manufactured scaffolds with antimicrobial activity for tissue regeneration | Maria Camara-Torres
12.00-12.15 - Auditorium 2 
Functionalization of poly(vinyl) alcohol fibers with polymeric brushes for reinforcement of calcium phosphate ceramics | Daniela Petre

12.15-13.15 - Trajectum & Expo Foyer Lunch Break


13.45-14.15 - Auditorium 2
Poster session B 

16.00-16.30 - Trajectum & Expo Foyer 
Coffee Break

16.30-18.00 - Auditorium 2 
Bio-molecular self-assembly for biomaterials design Chair: T.B.A.
16.30-17.00 - Auditorium 2 
β-sheet forming peptide hydrogels: From self-assembly to functional biomaterials | Alberto Saiani
17.00-17.30 - Auditorium 2 
Biomimetic Polymer-based Self-Assembled Biomaterials | Sebastien Lecommandou
17.30-17.45 - Auditorium 2 
Biomimetic self-assembly of functional gold nanoparticles | Nonappa Nonappa
17.45-18.00 - Auditorium 2 
Biomimetic Nanostructured Polyurethane-based Patchy Colloidal Particles to Combat Biofilm and Planktonic Drug-resistant Bacteria | Patricia Varela
18.00-18.30 - Auditorium 2
Rapid fire poster sessions 1 Chair: T.B.A.



Room 0.4


10.45-12.15 - Room 0.4
Translational research symposium session 1: The industry vision | Chair: T.B.A.

12.15-13.15 - Trajectum & Expo Foyer Lunch Break

14.30-16.00 - Room 0.4
Translational research symposium session 2: A patient centric perspective | Chair: T.B.A.

16.00-16.30 - Trajectum & Expo Foyer Coffee Break

16.30-18.00 - Room 0.4
Translational reserach symposium session 3: What is the vision of healthcare
| Chair: T.B.A.
18.00-18.45 - Room 0.4
Translational research symposium session 4: Elevator pitch Chair: T.B.A.



Room 0.5


10.45-12.15 - Room 0.5 
Toward applications of additive manufacturing & bioprinted scaffolds | Chair: Lorenzo Moroni, Jessica Senior
10.45-11.00 - Room 0.5 
Preclinical evaluation of a composite implant made by stereolithography for orbital floor fracture repair | Olivier Guillaume
11.00-11.15 - Room 0.5 
Towards bioprinting of vascularized bone tissue equivalents | Petra Kluger
11.15-11.30 - Room 0.5 
Bioresin for printing of cell-laden hydrogels with 3D convoluted vessel-like microfluidic channels via digital light processing | Riccardo Levato
11.30-11.45 - Room 0.5 
Platelet lysate fibrillar nanocomposite bioink for soft tissues bioprinting | Barbara Mendes
11.45-12.00 - Room 0.5 
Bioprinted capillary beds as building block for organ-on-a-chip applications | Andreas Blaeser
12.00-12.15 - Room 0.5 
Development of a biomimetic cell-laden hydrogel for bioprinting cellular tissues-like for bone regeneration | Ana Marina Ferreira

12.15-13.15 - Trajectum & Expo Foyer Lunch Break

13.15-14.15 - Room 0.5
Poster session A Chair: T.B.A.

16.00-16.30 - Trajectum & Expo Foyer Coffee Break

16.30-18.00 - Room 0.5 
Controlling biomaterial-biological system interactions | Chair: Julie Gough, Karel Vyborny
16.30-16.45 - Room 0.5 
Biomacs: Biomaterials advanced cell screening | Patrick van Rijn
16.45-17.00 - Room 0.5 
Direct and stable immobilization of cell adhesive ligand on ePTFE through the oxidation of an anchor peptide containing Tyr residues | Sachiro Kakinoki
17.00-17.15 - Room 0.5 
One step biocatalytic surface modification of viruses | Valentina Vignali
17.15-17.30 - Room 0.5 
Metal-free alternating copolymer: - A novel nanomaterial synthesized by green chemistry approach for use in drug delivery/biomedical application | Piyush Kumar Gupta
17.30-17.45 - Room 0.5 
BTA supramolecular hydrogelators as extracellular matrices for tissue engineering | Shahzad Hafeez
17.45-18.00 - Room 0.5 
Influence of Dynamic Flow Conditions on Adsorbed Plasma Protein Corona and Surface-induced Thrombus Generation on Antifouling Brushes | Kai Yu 



Room 0.2/0.3


10.45-12.15 - Room 0.2/0.3 
Soft tissue applications for biomaterials | Chair: Didier Letourneur, Giulia Marchioli
10.45-11.00 - Room 0.2/0.3 
Development of a gene-activated nerve guidance conduit for peripheral nerve repair | William Lackington
11.00-11.15 - Room 0.2/0.3 
Hydrogel based mesenchymal stromal cell delivery improves muscle regeneration via local modulation of CD4 and CD8 T Cell levels | Taimoor Hasan
11.15-11.30 - Room 0.2/0.3 
A bioactive hyperbranched polyglycerol coating as an endothelial cell selective platform for vascular implants | Anouck Burzava
11.30-11.45 - Room 0.2/0.3 
A multifactorial, multiplanar approach to inducing functional neural cell behaviour using electrospun scaffolds: Is fibre alignment the critical factor? | Kirstie Andrews
11.45-12.00 - Room 0.2/0.3 
Microstructure and cyclic performance of composite hydrogel implants | Céline Wyss
12.00-12.15 - Room 0.2/0.3 
Intraluminal guidance cues for nerve guide conduits | Jonathan Field

12.15-13.15 - Trajectum & Expo Foyer Lunch Break

13.15-14.15 - Room 0.2/0.3 
Poster session A Chair: T.B.A.

16.00-16.30 - Trajectum & Expo Foyer Coffee Break

16.30-18.00 - Room 0.2/0.3 
Advances in soft tissue engineering | Chair: Ronald van Gaal 
16.30-16.45 - Room 0.2/0.3 
Gelatin scaffolds for adipose tissue engineering with prevascular network by sacrificial template | Nicola Contessi Negrini
16.45-17.00 - Room 0.2/0.3 
Optical fibre sensing mechanical proporties of soft materials
Chair: T.B.A.
17.00-17.15 - Room 0.2/0.3 
Endothelial - Smooth Muscle - Fibroblastic co-culture systems prospecting the development of Tissue-Engineered Vascular Grafts | Tatiana Felizardo
17.15-17.30 - Room 0.2/0.3 
3D Human skin equivalent (HSE) as a preclinical in vitro risk assessment platform | Ayesha Idrees
17.30-17.45 - Room 0.2/0.3 
Bioactive, hydrophilic and stretchable polymer clay nanocomposites for soft tissue engineering | Sungkwon Yoon
17.45-18.00 - Room 0.2/0.3 
Lactate-based strategy for cardiac tissue engineering | Jesús Ordoño Fernández 


12.30-13.15 - Room 0.8 Lunch symposium (BONE) Chair: T.B.A.



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