Phelma Formation 2022

Biomaterials and Biocompatible surface Engineering - 5PMBBBS6

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures 10.0
    • Projects 0
    • Tutorials 10.0
    • Internship 0
    • Laboratory works 0
    • Written tests 0


    ECTS 2.0


This course is about materials used to construct medical implants and other devices used to repair, replace or regenerate tissues and organs. This course provides a broad perspective on biomaterials engineering and processing, classes of material used and applications of materials in medicine, biology, and biotechnology.
This course is based on a combination of lectures and student presentations.

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The course comprises 5 parts :
(I) Introduction to biomaterial engineering and applications
(II) Concepts of biocompatibility
(III) Biomaterial processing, characterization and testing
(IV) Some concepts on R&D
(V) Biomaterials for orthopaedic applications and tissue engineering.


Basic knowledge in cell biology and in physics of materials


Semester 9 - The exam is given in english only 

50 % continuous assessment oral + 50% written exam

50% de contrôle continu oral + 50% d’examen écrit

Additional Information

This course brings 3.0 ECTS to students in UE Broadening courses nanomed 1

Semester 9 - This course is given in english only EN
Course list
Curriculum->Engineering degree->Semester 9
Curriculum->Double-Diploma Engineer/Master->Semester 9
Curriculum->Master->Semester 9


  • Biomaterials : an introduction to materials in Medicine; BD Ratner, S Hoffman, FJ Schoen, JE Lemons,
  • Joint European Commission, ETP Nanomedicine, Expert report 2009
  • Et de nombreux documents issus du Web (sociétés travaillant dans le domaine des biomatériaux ; articles scientifiques de revues)