3D Bioprinting : Engineering complex tissues and soft materials
Mateu Pla-Roca is PhD in chemistry (2004), with 12 years of experience in the fields of microfluidics, microfabrication, patterned biointerfaces, and protein biomarkers immunoassays. Currently coordinator of the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) Microfabrication Facility after postdoctoral stays at ETH Department of Materials (Zurich, Switzerland) and McGill University Biomedical Engineering Department (Montreal, Canada). Author and co-author of more than 35 publications in the above-mentioned fields. Has trained 40 students in the Bioprinting technique and the use of 3DDiscovery Bioprinter (RegenHU, Switzerland) and is giving constant support to the bioprinting processes that several IBEC’s research groups are performing.