Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering
Owner/Developer Harvard University
Country United States of America
Languages English
URL http://wyss.harvard.edu/
Contact http://wyss.harvard.edu/viewpage/83/contact-us
Contact email info@wyss.harvard.edu
Description The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering uses Nature's design principles to develop bioinspired materials and devices that will transform medicine and create a more sustainable world. Working as an alliance among Harvard's Schools of Medicine, Engineering, and Arts & Sciences, and in partnership with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Tufts University, and Boston University, the Institute crosses disciplinary and institutional barriers to engage in high-risk research that leads to transformative technological breakthroughs.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Academia
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, Audio / Video, Social media, Professional online network
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Students, Scientists, Researchers
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement
Purpose Fundamental studies, Method development, Education and training, Documentation and information
Technology/Tools Alternative test methods (in vitro), Non-testing methods (in silico), Stem cells, Omics, High throughput screening, High content screening, 3D printing, Tissue engineering