International Workshop ICNAP 2024 Summer Meeting

International Workshop ICNAP 2024 Summer Meeting The International Workshop ICNAP 2024 Summer Meeting, organised by the International Centre for Networked Adaptive Production (ICNAP) of the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft was held on 18th and 19th of June 2024 at the MBDA company site in Bacoli(Naples), Italy. Representatives of the BioMeld consortium member Smart Sensing, Prof. Roberto Teti […]

Joint experiments at IBEC

Joint experiments at IBEC We are excited to share with you the news of joint experimental sessions on the preliminary testing of the catheter functionality. The experiments were carried out at IBEC facilities by Judith Fuentes Llanos and Florencia Lezcano from IBEC, Riccardo Collu from UniCA, and Andrea Bartolucci from SSSA. The experiments involved the […]

Light-based bioprinting

Light-based bioprinting IBEC is currently exploring other fabrication techniques for the development of 3D skeletal muscle-based actuators. Internship student Roja Baumann, who has Bachelor’s degree in Biomimetics from the City University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule Bremen), came to IBEC in October and will stay there until February, working on the Light-based 3D bioprinter (Lumen X) […]

BioMeld Newsletter #1

BioMeld Newsletter #1 We are excited to present to you the first edition of our Newsletter, which marks the end of the first leg of our project journey. As we reflect on the achievements and challenges encountered in the first year, we eagerly anticipate the next stage that will push us closer to our ultimate […]

CIRP ICME ’23 conference

CIRP ICME ’23 Conference The 17th CIRP Conference on Intelligent Computation in Manufacturing Engineering (CIRP ICME ’23), 12-14 July 2023, Ischia, Italy, sponsored by the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP), Paris France, was organized by Roberto Teti, Doriana D’Addona, Alessandra Caggiano, and Tiziana Segreto of the Smart Sensing group and included a Special Session on […]

The first BioMeld Workshop

The first BioMeld Workshop The first workshop for the BioMeld project was held on 10 June in Genoa as part of the Living Machines 2023 conference. The Workshop focused on providing a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in biohybrid actuator technology and the corresponding enabling technologies. With a specific focus on addressing the challenges […]

BioMeld Project Meeting

BioMeld Project Meeting The BioMeld Workshop, held on 10 July as part of the Living Machines 2023 conference, provided a platform for the consortium members to convene beforehand and engage in discussions about the progress of the project. Project coordinator Igor Balaž commenced the meeting by delivering introductory remarks. Following that, Antisthenis Tsompanas held the first […]

BioMeld Workshop at Living Machines 2023, Genoa

BioMeld Workshop at Living Machines 2023 BioMeld will host its first workshop at Living Machines 2023, the 12th International Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, which will take place from 10-13 July 2023 in Genoa, Italy. The Workshop Biohybrid actuators and enabling technologies: step-by-step towards futuristic machines will be held on July 10th. The Living Machines conference focuses […]

Empowering Female Entrepreneurship Summit

Empowering Female Entrepreneurship Summit The Summit, which took place on 8-9 March 2023, was a dynamic and inspiring event that brought together women from across the business and entrepreneurial landscape. The summit was co-organized by EU Female Founders with the support of the European Commission, who initiated the network. The Summit focused on funding, networking, […]

Integration tests at IBEC

Integration tests at IBEC In February, Dr Stefano Lai from UniCA joined the Smart Nano-Biosensor Lab lead by Dr Samuel Sanchèz at IBEC for an intense week of integration tests of biohybrid actuators and flexible sensing platform. It was a great occasion for retrieving important information for the development of the BioMeld Bio-Hybrid Machine, such […]