WP 1. Functionalised bioalloy to be used in TA implants -Technical specifications
Task 1.1 Experimental model for bioalloy synthesis, tests procedures - Technical specifications.
Task 1.2 Preliminary experiments on L3-low wear & d-HAP-osseoconductive coatings, test procedures - Technical specifications.
WP 2. Experimental development of alloy S-TM-P technologies
Task 2.1 Experimental development of TiNbZrTa alloy synthesis technology.
Task 2.2 Design and development of thermo-mechanical processing-TM-P of TiNbZrTa alloy.
Task 2.3 Alloy synthesis and TM-P experiments for test lot.
Task 2.4 Complex characterization of the as cast and S-TM-P test lot-1 samples.
WP 3. Design and experimental development for surface functionalization (SF-PVD) technologies - osseoconductive (d-HAP) and low wear (L3) coatings
Task 3.1 Design and experimental development of coating technologies.
Task 3.2 Surface functionalization of test lot 1.
Task 3.3 Complex characterization of d-HAP & L3 coating, corrosion/tribocorrosion test included.
WP 4 Functionalized bio-materials for TA implant. Validation of laboratory S-TM-P and SF-PVD technologies - TRL4
Task 4.1 Processed bioalloy test lot 2; validation of S-TM-P lab technologies.
Task 4.2 Characterization of the bioalloy test lot 2.
Task 4.3 Surface functionalization of test lot 2 bioalloy; validation of SF-PVD lab technologies.
Task 4.4 Complex caracterization of the coated test lot 2 alloy.
Task 4.5 In vitro biological testing of uncoated and coated alloy.
Task 4.6 Fabrication of the implants for in-vivo tests (uncoated and coated).
Task 4.7 In-vivo testing of uncoated and coated alloy.
WP 5 IPR, Dissemination, Management
Task 5.1 Exploitation of the project results.
Task 5.2 Protection of RTD results.
Task 5.3 Dissemination of the project results.
Task 5.4 Project management.