TU Vienna

New bio-ink for 3D bioprinting advances cell research

Bio-printing has brought new perspectives to cell research. So far, however, other 3D printing methods have fallen short of expectations. A special bio-ink has now been developed at TU Wien (Vienna)...

Animal-free medical research needs clear legislation

Medical research has a long tradition when it comes to testing on animals. Apart from the ethical problem, animal experiments also lack reliability. Mice do not always react to diseases and drugs in...

Mobile braille keyboard available as open source

Bachelor student Johannes Střelka-Petz has designed a portable Braille keyboard for the blind and visually impaired. OSKAR, the prototype’s name, is an open source project. The blueprints and...

More efficient catalysts using iridium atoms

A new technology for improved catalysts was developed by the Institute of Applied Physics at the TU Vienna. Conventional catalyst materials are expensive and lag behind the expectations of...

DNA rapid test simplifies water quality assessment

At the TU Vienna, a simple method for the detection of health-endangering germs in water was developed. The DNA rapid test can be used directly on site without special knowledge and replaces...

Mould as the basis for green medicine

VIENNA, 17 November 2018 – In the summer semester of 2019, the new PhD program Bioactive will start at the Vienna University of Technology. In an interdisciplinary research project, the aim is...

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