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Summer School Weeks

School Week - Hannover - 2015 : “From High School to University and Beyond”

The TECAS-ITN European Doctoral Academy in Regenerative Engineering at Hannover Medical School, hosted its 2nd Scientific School entitled “From High School to University and Beyond” between 26st-30th October 2015.

Participation in the School was open to pupils in their 11th or 12th grade of Gymnasium (or equivalent), who are interested in university studies and careers in the fields of biomedical engineering, biotechnology, medicine, engineering, biology, and biochemistry. The School apart from lectures and seminars, included laboratory practicals, laboratory tours and career mentoring sessions with senior academics, clinicians and researchers.

The 5-day programme included the following topics:
Applied Biology
Animals in Scientific Research
Tissue Engineering
Translating Research into Therapies
Presentation of heart valve replacement
Communications in Science
Women in Science and Engineering
Careers in Academia & Research
Career Paths to Research Management
Extracorporeal Oxygenation
Workshop in 3D-printing

Lab Practicals


Tour of ΜΗΗ Laboratories

Lab practical I: Biomechanical Testing of Heart Valves 

Lab practical II: Stem Cell Culture


Participation in the School was free, and the participants have been awarded an official certificate of attendance of the proceedings of the school.


If you would like to receive more information about the Summer School Weeks, Patient Focus Seminars or Women In Science seminars, please contact:

Dr Sotirios Korossis

Director of TECAS Doctoral Academy in Regenerative Engineering

Director of Biomedical Engineering

Klinik für Herz-, Thorax-, Transplantations-und Gefäßchirurgie

Medizinische Hochschule Hannover

Feodor-Lynen-Strasse 31, 30625, Hannover

Tel: 0511 532 8258

Fax: 0511 532 8314 

E-mail: korossis.sotirios(at)

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