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Bayreuth research work at Deutsches Museum Nuremberg

By 21. October 2021News

Biofabrication research at the University of Bayreuth is interdisciplinary: Biotechnology, engineering, materials science, polymer chemistry and cell biology are involved.

The Keylab “Adaptive Biomanufacturing” of the Bavarian Polymer Institute (BPI) supports this work with state-of-the-art 3D processing as well as analytical microscopy technologies.

In the Transregio Collaborative Research Center TRR225 “From the fundamentals of biofabrication towards functional tissue models”, the universities of Bayreuth, Erlangen-Nuremberg and Würzburg have joined forces to form a powerful alliance. The research work on cardiac muscle tissue exhibited in the museum is also embedded in this cooperation.

The biofabrication exhibit at the Deutsches Museum Nürnberg, consisting of a bioreactor (left), a microscopy station with samples of heart muscle tissue (center) and a 3D printer (right). Photo: © Deutsches Museum Nürnberg.