Barbara was graduated with a master degree in Polymer Science and Applied Chemistry from the Cracow University of Technology and Munster University of Applied Science by entering the Erasmus Double Graduation Program.
She has continued her career as a PhD researcher at the Medical Cell Biophysics Group at University of Twente. Subsequently, she has been working as polymer scientist focusing on biomedical applications. She has been developing various treatment platforms based on natural hydrogels used for injectables and cell therapies. By holding position at the product development team, she is contributing with her knowledge in polymer science, experience in formulation and characterization of hydrogels which she gained in both academic and industrial environments in past 8 years.