On April 5, delegates from the Wenzhou Institute of Biomaterials and Engineering and City Officials from the Longwan District traveled from Wenzhou, China to Northeastern for a special campus visit and welcoming ceremony. Wenzhou is a city in southeastern Zhejiang province in the People's Republic of China. The day included tours of the Su Translational Nanomedicine Group and the Webster Nanomedicine Lab, meetings with faculty, and an afternoon exploring Boston.
Wenzhou Institute of Biomaterials and Engineering (WIBE) is a newly established institute of the Chinese Academy Science (CAS), and was officially co-founded by the CAS, the Zhejiang provincial government and the Wenzhou municipal government in 2011. With goals of transforming science and technology, WIBE has four main research fields: material, medicine, medical devices and translational Medicine. Additionally, WIBE has newly created divisions of Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine, Innovative Drug, and Medical Devices. Read more...