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1 Electrospun polymer structures for the manufacturing of biomaterials An important aspect of tissue engineering is the ability to imitate the fibrous extracellular matrix (ECM) in the way that fundamental principles of cell organization, survival, and function can be provided. One of the most important methods for the mimicking ECM is electrospinning. The doctoral thesis will cover the preparation of new polymeric biomaterials for medical applications (e.g. tissue scaffolds) using the electrospinning technique. As part of the research, the PhD candidate will synthesize new polymer structures based on carbon dioxide derivatives, and then optimize the parameters of the electrospinning process of nanofiber mats. An important aspect of the work will be the characterization of obtained structures, such as: assessment of the morphology of fibers, their porosity, strength, thermal and thermomechanical properties, biodegradability and biocompatibility. As part of the planned research, it will be possible to complete a research internship abroad.

The use of electrospun materials in the construction of modern bioanalytical tools - Electrospinning is a modern technique for producing polymeric mats (both from natural and synthetic polymers) with an expanded surface area and high porosity. The method also makes it possible to produce composite structures enriched with nanoparticles, which boosts their range of applications by giving them new properties. Such mats can be utilized in bulk technologies (catalytic processes or wastewater treatment) or for more sophisticated biomedical or bioanalytical applications. Their numerous unique features also allow their use in the construction of biosensors and biotesters as transducer modifiers, as well as layers in/on which the most important receptors, from the point of view of these bioanalytical devices, are immobilized.