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KWHM Young Talent award for Thomas Michalica

MSc student Thomas Michalica (group Angelo Accardo, TU Delft), has been awarded the prestigious Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (KWHM) Young Talent graduation award

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NWO Open Competition domain science-XS grant for Angelo Accardo

Angelo Accardo (TU Delft) has received a grant entitled ‘ Shaping the blood brain/tumor barrier using light’ from the NWO Domain Board Science in the Open Competition Domain Science – XS.

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Thanks to Ellen Thomassen

After 6 years of diligent service Ellen Thomassen has left hDMT. From January 1st 2024 Ellen started a new position as secretary of the Board of the Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Twente.

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Procedure Proefdiervrij Venture Challenge

From January 2024 until April 2024 Proefdiervrij will organise the fourth edition of the Proefdiervrij Venture Challenge. You’ll find all the information pertaining to the Proefdiervrij Venture Challenge 2024 on their website. During the Venture Challenge, researchers are guided in setting up a venture plan, in which a scientific breakthrough within the life sciences is converted into a solid business case. In doing so, they learn various skills needed to start or further develop a business. In this way, we want to increase and accelerate the impact of non-animal research on the use of laboratory animals. Are you interested? You’ll...

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Successful conclusion of Moore4Medical project

After the successful final review in Maastricht (NL) at the end of September 2023, the 3-year KDT-JU project Moore4Medical has reached its very successful conclusion.

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Thesis Heleen Middelkamp about microfluidic vessels-on-chips for vascular disease modelling

On Friday September 8th 2023 Heleen Middelkamp successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled ‘Microfluidic vessels-on-chips for vascular disease modelling’ at the University of Twente.

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SensOoChip CRACK IT Challenge

NC3Rs has recently announced the 2023 CRACK IT Challenges which includes a mega-Challenge focused on organ chip technology development with £2.6M of funding available to European researchers. This Challenge aims to improve the utility and reproducibility of connected organ-on-a-chip (OoC) devices by integrating real-time multiparametric monitoring. For more information on how to apply, register for the SensOoChip launch webinar on Tuesday 5 September 2023, 14:00 – 15:15 (BST).  Further guidance will be made available following the launch webinar.   To find out more about the Challenge aims and deliverables read the Challenge brief.   Source: https://nc3rs.org.uk/crackit/sensoochip

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EUROoCS news

Changes to the EUROoCS Board, a new support coordinator for the society, EUROoCS 2024 and a call for working group members.

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SYIS Scientific Excellence Award for Anne Metje van Genderen at TERMIS in Boston

Last April, Anne Metje van Genderen received the SYIS Scientific Excellence Award for her oral presentation at TERMIS-AM in Boston,

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Lito Papamichail starts a PhD project on the development of a multi-Organ-on-Chip platform

Joining the groups of Martin Hoogduijn and Luc van der Laan. During her PhD, Lito will focus on the development of a multi-organ-on-a-chip (MOC) system to study transplantation related insults.

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