Last week, Madrid hosted the XLI Congress of the Society of Biomechanics and Biomaterials (SIBB), at the Hotel VP El Madroño. The journey was opened by the president of the SIBB Dr. Daniel Rodriguez Rius, who gave a welcome speech to the attendees and pointed out the efforts made by the organizing committee, headed and chaired by Dr. Diego Velasco Bayon.
The event gathered experienced speakers in the areas of biomedicine, biomechanics and biomaterials, and as a first this year, the event was focused on the development of biomaterials for dentistry.
During the event, topics such as 3D bioimpression for bone regeneration, the use of the clot as regeneration material, antibacterial surfaces, the use of personalized 3D printing or the biofunctionalization of surface treatments in dental implants were discussed, dealing with different approaches to specific subjects which are relevant to the collective.
Also, it is important to mention the speech given by Dr. Javier Montero, professor at the University of Salamanca and collaborator of ZIACOM, who by request of the organizing committee made a presentation in English to satisfy the needs of the audience. Dr. Montero showed some of his research project, using tricalcium beta phosphate-based biomaterial with 3D bioimpression, performed on edentulous jaws patients using ZIACOM Galaxy implants.
Innovation areas such as 3D bioimpression and virtual reality were leading by industry representatives and speakers from the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid. The topics were elaborated as workshops, which attracted the attention of young students and allowed the attendees to join knowledge and high technology.
The event committee also organized the introduction of oral presentations and posters , which was exhibited during the event highlighting the interest of students and professionals involved in research and development, as well as the key role of universities as sponsors of research from university training.