Friday, 27 September 2013 20:19

Charité and the Wyss Institute to cooperate in cell and tissue engineering Featured

The Julius Wolff Institute at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, United States) have signed an agreement to collaborate closely in the future.

The thematic focus of the cooperation is on cell and tissue engineering. Here, the researchers intend to develop novel biomaterials for regenerative therapies. The objective of the cooperation is to intensify and accelerate the translation of research findings into medical application.

The Charité is one of the world’s leading institutions in clinical and translational medical basic research. The world-renowned Wyss Institute in Boston is well-known for its groundbreaking innovations, for instance in the field of microchip developments that can be used in drugs testing. One example worth mentioning is the “Lung-on-a-chip”.

More information (in German)