Official update from the ScSB Organizing Committee:

The safety and well-being of all conference participants is our priority. Facing the COVID-19 pandemic and its various effects, the Scandinavian Society for Biomaterials ScSB 2021 conference will be held as virtual event on 14th June 2021.

For authors: all accepted oral/poster presentations for ScSB 2020 will automatically be placed on the ScSB 2021 program.
For those who would like to join virtual ScSB 2021 conference: the abstract submission is open until the end of March 2021.

Detailed ScSB 2021 scientific program will be available in Spring 2021 via website:

Done so far and next steps:
81 abstracts have been accepted. Represented 19 countries: the abstract authors from Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Latvia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, The Netherlands, UK, Belgium, The United States of America and Turkey.
Each of the submitted abstract was independently and carefully reviewed by members of the ScSB 2021 Scientific Committee. All abstracts were assessed by the same scientific criteria.

THE TOPIC of ScSB 2021 will be dedicated to “Customized Solutions” in any kind of areas connected with biomaterials. This can be related to, e.g., in vitro and in vivo models for specific applications, chemical composition and structure of implant materials, drug delivery systems and applications in clinic.

Mauro Alini, AO Research Institute Davos, Switzerland
Simonas Grybauskas, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Vilnius University Zalgirio Hospital, Lithuania
Catherine Le Visage, Regenerative Medicine and Skeleton, RMeS, Faculté de Chirurgie Dentaire, Université de Nantes, France
Christele Combes, Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France      
Tom Coenye, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Wojciech Swieszkowski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland


Peter Uppstu, Åbo Akademi University, Finland
Cecilia Persson, Uppsala University, Sweden
My Hedhammar, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Gissur Örlygsson, Innovation Center Iceland, Iceland
Vygandas Rutkunas, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Gemma Mestres Beà, Uppsala University, Sweden
Dagnija Loča, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Kristīne Šalma-Ancāne, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Arita Dubņika, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Kristaps Rubenis, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Kārlis Agris Gross, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Michael Gasik, Aalto University, Finland
Maija Dambrova, Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, Latvia
Tom Coenye, Ghent University, Belgium
Wojciech Swieszkowski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland


Conference Chair  
Prof. Janis Locs
Email:  janis.locs(at)

Organizing committee
Vineta Vaivode
Email: vineta.vaivode(at)

More information will follow as the conference sign-up draws closer. As usual announcements will be made on our webpage and on our social media channels: