Biomaterials – synthetic or biologic materials – is an inter- and cross-disciplinary research field. Biomaterials is a research cluster based at the Department of Clinical Dentistry and Department of Clinical Medicine. The activities involve departments at the Faculty of Medicine, other faculties, and external partners such as The University Dental Clinic and Haukeland University Hospital. The biomaterial activities encompass basic research and clinical studies on properties and responses to clinical biomaterials.