The Research Program and their research scientists and PhD students of the national postgraduate schools FINDOS – Finnish Doctoral Program in Oral Sciences and TBDP – National Doctoral Programme of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Biomaterialshave received new core-facility laboratory at the campus of University of Turku. Supporting organizations for the TCBC include Turku University Hospital, Turku Municipal Health Care and Social Services, Turku Science Park and Åbo Academy University, the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, and Turku University of Applied Sciences.
The TCBC provides modern research infrastructure and highly skilled laboratory staff for local researchers and international visiting scientists so that they can conduct their research in academic atmosphere with superb contact with the world-wide biomaterial industry.
All researchers and visiting scientists are asked to fill "the TCBC visitor and researcher information form" which available from the office (ROOM 8203). Without providing the information requested and initiation into the general laboratory working principles, researcher is not allowed to work at TCBC.
Organization of the TCBC:
Director: Professor and Chair of Biomaterials Science Pekka Vallittu
Medical Director: Professor and Chair of Orthopaedics and Traumatology Hannu Aro
Laboratory Manager: DDS Lippo Lassila
TCBC belongs to NIOM Biomaterial Network (www.niom.no) and Turku University Centre for Materials and Surfaces - MATSURF (http://matsurf.utu.fi) laboratories. TCBC works actively in ISO (International Standardization Organization) committees on biomaterials.
Join the international team!
TCBC is a core-facility laboratory where you can carry out research with top-class infrastructure. We have expertise of non-metallic biomaterials in medicine and dentistry. If you are interested in working at the TCBC, please consider PhD-studies at the University of Turku (www.med.utu.fi), or consult your home university about research collaboration. Please contact directly to Research Group Leaders of highest academic qualifications (www.biomaterials.utu.fi).
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