KU Leuven, campus De Nayer

“BIOART (Innovative Multi-disciplinary Curriculum in Artificial Implants for Bio- Engineering BSc/MSc Degrees) ”


Jennifer Homes
John Doe
Professor Of Economics


2019-09-02 - 8:00 am


2019-09-06 - 11:30 am


Oude Markt 13, 3000 Leuven, Belgium   View map

Sunday, 1st September 2019 :
– Arrival of training participants to Belgium and transfer to the accommodation (City Center
Mechelen or Antwerp)
– Mechelen, Antwerp and Sint Katelijne Waver are easy to reach by train. There is a good railway
connection between Brussels (airport) and Mechelen. Mechelen is a cross road for some of the
most important rail tracks in Belgium.
Please check the timetables on http://www.belgianrail.be/en/Default.aspx .
– Cheapest tickets from Mechelen to Sint Katelijne Waver is with a “key card”, a 10-single ride cards

sold in the train station. Info can be found on http://www.belgianrail.be/en/travel-tickets/passes-

See list attached a list of hotels
Venue for the meetings:
KU Leuven, campus De Nayer, J. De Nayerlaan 5, 2860 Sint Katelijne Waver
Monday 2 September 2019

8.45–9.15 Registration of the consortium meeting participants F114
9.15 -9.45 Welcome of the conference participants by campus chair
Prof ir Jan Ivens and local BIOART-coordinator Dr ing
Peter Arras, Prof h.c.
An introduction to KU Leuven and the faculty of
engineering technology.

Dr ing Peter Arras
Prof Dr ir Eleonora Ferraris
Prof Dr ir Kathleen Denis

9.45-12.00 Consortium meeting David Luengo
Albert Treytl
Peter Arras
Eleonora Ferraris
Kathleen Denis
12.00-13.00 Lunch campus restaurant
13.00-13.30 Seminar:

“Lessons learned from high throughput sequencing of

Gur Yaari, PhD


antibody repertoires”

13.30-15.00 Consortium meeting: Presentations of partners F114
15.00-15.15 Coffee break F114
15.15-16.30 Consortium meeting: Workgroups on course contents F114

Tuesday 3 September 2019
9.15-12.15 Seminar on 3D-printing for bio-medical purposes
 Additive Manufacturing in biomedical applications,
an overview
 Tissue Engineering@KULeuven: a look at
 Tissue engineering and AM opportunities: from
tissue to cell printing.

Prof Dr ir Eleonora Ferraris
Prof Veerle Bloemen
Ing. Rory Gibney & Ing.
Olivier Degryse
12.15-13.00 Lunch campus restaurant
13.00-13.45 Seminar “The need of corrosion prediction methods for
advanced orthopedic medical implants: A Practical Body
Stimulation Environmental Aspect.”

Prof Amir Eliezer

13.45-14.15 Seminar: “Patient-specific orthopedic implants
manufactured by Additive Manufacturing”

Guy Ben-Hamu
14.30-16.00 AML (advanced manufacturing lab) and campus lab tour,
with view of some AM biomedical applications.

Prof Dr ir Eleonora Ferraris
& Loren Devogelaer

Wednesday 4 September 2019

9.00-12.00 Company visit Materialise Technology park Haasrode
Bus leaves Mechelen main
train station at 9am.
(be aware: not Mechelen
Neckerspoel train station)

12.15-13.00 Lunch at Alma, campus Heverlee (student restaurant)


13.30-16.00 Lab visits campus Heverlee:

Lab ‘Smart Instrumentations’ and lab ‘BioMechanics ‘

Prof Dr ir Kathleen Denis

Thursday 5 September 2019

9.15-12.15 Seminar on orthopedic implants F114

Prof Dr ir Kathleen Denis
12.15-13.00 Lunch campus restaurant, campus

De Nayer

13.00-13.45 Seminar:

“The need for entrepreneurship with engineering students
in FET at KU Leuven”

Prof Dr ir Jan Ivens

14.00-16.00 Consortium meeting F114
David Luengo
16.15-17.30 Campus tour at campus De Nayer Peter Arras
18.00-21.00 Dinner campus De Nayer

Friday 6 September 2019

9.15-12.15 Seminar:

“Solubility of drugs leads to low bioavailability resulting in
suboptimal drug delivery.”

Ammar Aiman (JCE)

9.15-12.15 Seminar:

“Introducing bio-inspired adhesive-surfaces to the field of
biomedical engineering, particularly in oral cavity tissues.”
material inspection by means of SEM

Hasem Hatam (JCE)

12.15-13.00 Lunch campus restaurant, campus

De Nayer


13.00-13.15 Seminar:

“Biodegradable Magnesium Alloy for Osteosynthesis”

Prof. Vadym Shalomieiev

13.10-15.00 Workshop:

material inspection by means of SEM Ing. Chris Peeters, EWE Abu

16.00-18.00 Guided walk through Mechelen. Departure at train station

of Mechelen Neckerspoel.






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