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It is our great pleasure to announce the “5th Belgian Symposium on Tissue Engineering (BSTE) 2017”, themed "Tissue Engineering across Tissues & Diseases". This event will be held 4-5 May 2017, at the conference center of "Provinciehuis Vlaams-Brabant", Provincieplein 1, Leuven, Belgium.

This two-day national symposium is organized by Prometheus – the division of Skeletal Tissue Engineering of KU Leuven.

BSTE 2017 aims at bringing scientists worldwide together to discuss frontline research in the rapidly expanding field of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. Additionally, this event is held to encourage initial contact and act as meeting platform to promote scientific networking and potential research collaborations at both national and international levels.


Participants are invited to register and submit a meeting abstract HERE until 20 March 2017.


Abstracts reporting on outstanding scientific breakthroughs will be selected for “Young Scientist Forum” sessions.


20 February - 30 March 2017

Travel grants will be available!                                                                                                                                                      Follow BSTE 2017 on facebook

Confirmed speakers:



The organizing committee:

Prof Frank P. LUYTEN, MD, PhD


Prometheus, KU Leuven

Prof Liesbet GERIS, PhD

Scientific coordinator

Prometheus, KU Leuven


Chairman of the organizing committee

Prometheus, KU Leuven