Medical Robotics Week 2021: Call for Papers

The deadline for paper submission of the Medical Robotics Week 2021 has been extended to 1st February. Researchers of the DBE are kindly asked to hand in a contribution.
AMT Center

Extended Grant for AMT Center

Najat Salameh has been granted an additional 800.000 CHF by the SNSF for her on-going project ”Interventional and susceptibility artefact free MRI". The additional funding covers research for another two years about tackling the challenge...

Radio Feature on DBE Spin-Off AOT

The local station of Swiss Radio and Television SRF made a beautiful (german) feature on AOT’s CARLO robot as part of a series about scientists becoming entrepreneurs. Please find the Link below.
Ludwig Kappos

Prof. Ludwig Kappos elected deputy head

The assembly further elected Ludwig Kappos as new deputy head of the department. He is a member of the DBE's executive board since the DBE was founded in 2015 and has supported it in many cases in front of the medical faculty.
Freiwillige Akademische Gesellschaft

Grants for the Institute of Forensic Medicine and CIAN

The ‹Freiwillige Akademische Gesellschaft Basel› has selected three DBE-related projects for funding: Claudia Lenz/Iris Schulz (Institute of Forensic Medicine) for two projects on single cell isolation in forensic genetics and temperature...
Jeanette A. von Jackowski

When women rise: Jeannette A. von Jackowski in ‹sci five›

BMC researcher and Bottmedical AG co-founder Jeannette A. von Jackowski is interviewed in ‹sci five› magazine as part of portrait series that showcases some of the inspiring and multi-talented females currently active in the entrepreneurial...

Nano Argovia funding for Bert Müller and Georg Schulz

Together with the partners at Paul Scherrer Institute (Dr Joan Vila-Comamala and Dr Christian David) as well as the industrial partner XRnanotech (Dr Florian Döring), Dr Georg Schulz and Prof. Bert Müller successfully applied for Nano...

Book by Rauter, Zam, Cattin

Due to the pandemic situation the Medical Robotics Week 2020 (MRW 2020), organized by Prof. Georg Rauter, Prof. Philippe Cattin, Prof. Azhar Zam from DBE as well as Prof. Robert Riener from ETH, had to be postponed to June 2021. However,...
Frontiers in Microbiology

Braissant in ‹Frontiers in Microbiology›

Olivier Braissant, head of the Biological Calorimetry Lab, has published a paper in ‹Frontiers in Microbiology›, the world’s most-cited Microbiology journal. The paper is an exhaustive review of methods to measure metabolism and certainly...
DBE on Twitter

The DBE joins the Twitter community

On 11 November, the DBE started activities on Twitter in order to address larger audiences, attract attention from potential Master and PhD students, science journalists, potential and actual collaborators and others.

Horizon Europe Programme 2021 focuses on “Health”

Euresearch and the Grants Office at University of Basel offer an info event on the forthcoming “Health Cluster” in the new European Research and Innovation Programm Horizon Europe. The aim of this event is to inform participants from...
TOFI® Trainer

Töpper wins Science Slam Award 2020 at the Swiss Medtech Day

The audience of the Swiss Medtech Day voted Tino Töpper Science Slammer of the year 2020 for the presentation of Bottmedical’s R&D project «Tongue fitness training for sleep & speech therapy».
Picture: R. Wendler

Rauter associate member of NCCR Robotics, chair of IFToMM Switzerland

Georg Rauter is now associate member of the National Centre of Competence in Research Robotics. Further, he is designated chair for the membership organization Switzerland of the International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and...

An almost normal 6th DBE Research Day!

This year’s Research Day of the Department of Biomedical Engineering took place on 8 Sept at the ›Zentrum für Lehre und Forschung‹ of the University Hospital Basel. More participants than ever before (about 130 physical and 60 virtual)...
Universität Basel Tissue Engineering

Research study «nose to knee» in the magazine «Akzent» of Pro Senectute

The magazine «Akzent» of Pro Senectute has published an interesting article about the latest developments from the research study «nose to knee».
3D PrintLab University of Basel

3D Print Lab in the magazine «Akzent» of Pro Senectute

The revolutionary process of 3D printing is being increasingly used at the point-of-care. A pioneer in the practical implementation is the University Hospital Basel (USB) with its interdisciplinary 3D Print Lab led by the...

1st MD-PhD SNF Grant at the DBE

Within their "National MD-PhD Programme", the Swiss Academies of Arts and Science and the Swiss National Science Foundation are funding the PhD project of Philippe Valmaggia at CIAN. His project is the first to be funded within the National...

Pablo Sinues recipient of the 4th SGMS Awards

The Swiss Group for Mass Spectrometry grants its 4th SGMS Awards to Pablo Sinues. The SGMS award is awarded to promising scientists working in Switzerland or promising Swiss scientists working abroad, for outstanding independent research in...

MIRACLE II: CHF 12 million funding for cutting-edge surgical technology

The Werner Siemens Foundation is extending its funding for the “MIRACLE” project by CHF 12 million to a total of CHF 27 million.

Low-Field MRI in Frontiers in Physics

Mathieu Sarracanie and Najat Salameh have been featured in the Rising Stars collection of Frontiers in Physics.