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Promoting biomaterials science and tissue engineering

The Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering provides a national focus for professionals who have interests in research, education, development and regulation of biomaterials, tissue engineering and medical devices. Find out more.


News Articles Needed

Do you have some exciting new  biomaterials-type research to report on? Is there a special seminar on some aspect of biomaterials happening at your institution? Do you have a scholarship related to biomaterials projects to advertise? Well, look no further. Please email your newsworthy items to Travis Klein. Any pictures from past ASBTE events would be highly appreciated as well. If you could send items as one package with pictures and ready written articles it would ensure their speedy uploading onto the website. We look forward to receiving your contributions

1) PLEASE check out the ASBTE/ISSIB 2015  COMBINED CONFERENCE advertisement in the EVENTS SECTION!
2) 2015 ASBTE Conference Travel Awards and Lab Travel grants 
Please click here for further details such as eligibility criteria and application forms. Conference Travel Awards are due 15 Dec 2014. Lab Travel Grants are due 24 Nov 2014.

3) Be sure to renew your membership for 2014! We have a membership portal which you can go onto and pay for your subs ONLINE
Click the "Join" tab to go there to renew your membership.  
If you are browsing this page as a non-member, please take a moment to read what the benefits of membership to the Society involve. More details are available under the "Join" tab.

4) Keep updated with what is happening in the Science scene in Australia through "Science and Technology Australia" (STA) updates. Click on link under "Miscellaneous" , bottom right of this webpage.

5) Note the special offer made by Bioscience writers to ASBTE members!  See under the "Miscellaneous" tab for more details!

6)  ASBTE has now got a group on LinkedIn!! Go to