On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
account for requirements set on implantable materials
account for most common use polymers, ceramics and metals used as biomaterials.
decide and analyse how the properties of the materials influence interactions with proteins, cells and tissue.
suggest choice of materials for implantation in the blood in soft tissue and in bone.
show a general understanding of the process for commercialisation of medical implant.
Material for substitute or repair of human bodies. Organometallic implants and systems for tissue regeneration. Basic theory, invited specialists and project work with industry/academy.
Lectures and laboratory work, seminars, project work, guest lectures.
Examination takes place through written examination (3 credits), and through written and oral presentations and participation in laboratory work and seminars (2 credits). The final grades correspond to a weighted average of the results of the written examination and other parts.