Scientific Program

The 9th International Workshop on Interfaces: New Frontiers in Biomaterials will start in the morning of 16th of April and run until the afternoon of the 18th of April at the FEUGA Auditorium (Campus Vida, Rúa Lope Gómez de Marzoa), Santiago de Compostela.

The program will be composed of Keynote and Invited speakers, as well as external speakers from selected submitted abstracts. Throughout the 3 days, poster sessions will run in parallel to the main program, and the presenters will give a 2-minute rapid-fire presentation about their poster. Maximum poster size: 1 m height x 1.2 m width.

The Gala Dinner on Wednesday 18th (included in the registration fee) will be held at Restaurante Don Quijote.

All attendees are also invited for an informal Welcome Reception on Sunday (15th) evening an Gran Hotel Santiago.


Abstracts – Keynote and Invited Speakers


Topics will

Topics will include:

Additive manufacturing and bioprinting Prof. Derby, Prof. Fischer, Prof. Rossignol
Bioactive materials Prof. Bohner, Prof. Hatton, Full Prof. Vitale, Prof. Obata
Bioinspired materials Prof. Cheng
Cell-material interactions Prof. Alini, Prof. Fratzl, Prof. Ginebra
Imaging Dr. Poologasundarampillai
Nanomaterials and Biomineralisation Prof. Cölfen,  Prof. Porter
Processing and structural characterisation of ceramic materials Prof. Chevalier, Prof. Studart
Translational research Prof. Cobb, Prof. Grover

The list of confirmed speakers can be found here. For enquiries please email


Awards for the Best Student Oral Presentation and for the Best Student Poster Presentation will be up for grabs!


The 9th Workshop on Interfaces: New Frontiers in Biomaterials is endorsed by: