Group of Professor Diego Mantovani

Regular member

Manager training

  • Ph.D., Materials Engineering, Laval University, QC, Canada, 1999.

Laboratory name

Biomaterials and Bioengineering Laboratory

Affiliation Department

Department of Mining, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering

Other affiliations

  • International Laboratory for the Development of Materials
  • Applications in Health, LIDAMS
    Member of the Order of Engineers of Quebec (OIQ)
  • iBiomat

Granting organization(s)

  • Senior Canada Research Chair in Biomaterials and Bioengineering for Surgical Innovation
  • Quebec University Hospital Center – Laval University
  • Prima Québec
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC)
  • Quebec Research Fund – Nature and Technologies (FRQ-NT)
  • Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek, Bilateral Scientific fund Cooperation Québec
  • Canadian Foundation for Innovation, Vanguard Fund (FA)
  • Ministry of Economy, Science and Innovation, Research Support Program (PSR-V4)

What does the laboratory do

  • Degradable metals
  • Surface covering
  • Tissue engineering


  • Degradable metal alloys
  • Surface treatments
  • Biological toxicity of degradable alloys
  • Biomaterials, artificial organs and bioengineering

Industrial research collaborations

  • Canadian Space Agency.
  • Héma-Québec
  • Canadian Blood Society

Contact details

Département de génie des mines, de la métallurgie et des matériaux
Pavillon Adrien-Pouliot
1065, avenue de la Médecine
Bureau 1745-E
Université Laval
Québec (Québec)
Canada  G1V 0A6

Phone: 418-656- 2131 poste 406270
Fax: 418-656-5343