German Federal President honours biohybrid heart valves made @ AME-BioTex


The biohybrid heart valves made in Aachen (BioTex) have received great attention and recognition at the summer festival of the German Federal President. At the stand of the KinderHerz Foundation, the Federal President learned about the progress made in research on the well-being of children with heart disease and was very impressed by the research of vital biohybrid implants.

The Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is studying the biohybrid heart valve in the glass bioreactor (from left: German Federal President with wife Elke Büdenbender and Prof. Stefan Jockenhövel, AME-BioTex)