Special Issue "Recent Progress in Biomaterials for Food Packaging and Biomedical Engineering"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 November 2023) | Viewed by 2015
Interests: biomaterials; biopolymers; biocomposite; food packaging
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Recently, biomaterials are a key topic of research interest. Especially in the packaging and biomedical regime, synthetic polymer-based materials are extensively used, generating a significant amount of non-biodegradable waste which finally ended up in landfill or seawater. Environmental pollution caused by synthetic non-renewable and non-biodegradable materials is a key concern of researchers as well as consumers. In biomaterials, naturally occurring ones are more preferred over chemically produced counterparts due to their biodegradability, non-toxicity, and biocompatibility. Accordingly, biomaterials, including biopolymers and bionanocomposites, have gained significant interest. Bio-based materials demonstrate very useful applications in the field of packaging and biomedical research regime. The popularity of bio-based materials can be attributed to its various useful properties, such as biodegradability, availability, eco-friendliness, etc. Thus, there are many advantages of using biomaterials compared with commonly used synthetic materials. Naturally derived biopolymers, and their combination with nanoparticles, produced various kinds of bionanocomposite which have been commonly used for making composite materials in the packaging and biomedical sector. Hence, the combination of bio-based polymers and biomaterials can be useful to manufacture functional composite materials within multifunctional applications.
The main goal of this Special Issue is to cover recent advances in bio-based materials such as biopolymers and bionanocomposite for potential applications, including but are not limited to the packaging and biomedical regime. This research topic is projected to offer more consciousness about the application of bio-based materials in the packaging and medical sector.
Dr. Swarup Roy
Dr. Deblina Biswas
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- engineered nanomaterials
- functional materials
- disease diagnosis
- drug delivery
- tissue engineering
- bioactive compounds
- bioactive compounds