Conference Program

Conference Program



Vila Flor Cultural Centre (CCVF), Guimarães, Portugal

27 | 28 OCTOBER 2016

TERM STEM comprises a series of conferences organized by 3B’s Research Group and supported by the Northern Portugal Regional Development Authority that intends to make a stand in the worldwide range of conferences in the field. TERMSTEM 2016 will gather world scientific leaders to discuss the latest research on 3D (micro)environments to modulate the molecular and cellular basis of tissue growth and regeneration. Moreover, an industrial overview of the expectations of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine field will also be one of the main subjects of debate.

TERM STEM Confirmed Keynote Speakers

  • Tatsuya Shimizu - Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Japan
  • Nicolas L’Heureux - INSERM at the University of Bordeaux, France
  • Simon Cool - Institute of Medical Biology, Singapure
  • Jan de Boer - University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Abhay Pandit - National University of Ireland
  • Subhas Kundu - 3B’s Research Group, Portugal
  • Delphine Fayol – Poietis, France
  • Denis Dufrane - Novadip, Belgium
  • Liisa Khun - President of Society for Biomaterials

Scientific Topics

  • Cell Biology-Inspired Tissue Engineering
  • Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Regenerative Medicine
  • Cell Sheet Engineering for Biomedical applications
  • Tissue Engineering by Self-Assembly
  • Vascularization strategies
  • Use of biomaterials for the delivery of therapeutics
  • Targeted Delivery and cell guidance in 3D scaffolds
  • Cell chip technology
  • Industrial overview


Meeting Chairs



Organized by
3B’s Research Group, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal


A member of PT Government Associate Laboratory ICVS/3B’s


3B's Research Group,
Department of Polymer Engineering,
University of Minho,

Headquarters of the European Institute of Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine,

Avepark - Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia
Zona Industrial da Gandra
4805-017 Barco GMR - Portugal

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