It is called IBRIS (acronym for Innovative BioRobotic artIficial organS) and aims to develop a new generation of implantable artificial organs capable of replacing the functionality of compromised natural organs. This is the new project coordinated by Arianna Menciassi, full professor of industrial bioengineering and pro-rector of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, which has received a total contribution of EUR 1.5 million from the Fondo Italiano per la Scienza (FIS), the new funding programme of the Italian Ministry for Universities and Research to enhance Italian research.

See the full article on Sant’Anna Magazine.