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1st Joint International Conference and Progress Workshop: Organs-on-Chip opening novel avenues in drug discovery and personalized medicine

Organs-on-Chips opening novel avenues for drug discovery and personalized medicine

The research group NanoBio from Saxion and the German ZIM network "Lab-on-a-Chip Technologien" will organize this 1st international joint conference. Within this full day event you will be informed about the midterm progress of the research project "Heart-on-a-Chip", in which Saxion has been working together for one year in close collaboration with a number of small and medium sized high-tech SMEs. In addition a number of keynote speakers, are invited that will bring you up-to-date with the newest developments in this interesting field.

You are invited to join both, congress (morning until lunch) and workshop (in the afternoon). Importantly the workshop concerns present and future members of the international ZIM-Network Lab-on-a-Chip.

Registration for the workshop is essential.

Please note that for participation at the workshop (limited number of seats) a short NDA must be signed on site.

Only workshop participants may join the barbecue,

registration

You can register at: http://www.lab-on-a-chip.de/networkpartnermeeting/
If you wish to attend the workshop and/or barbeque, please declare this in the fild "Additional Information"

Conference

10:00 Arrival of participants/ coffee

10:30 Welcome & Introduction
Martin Bennink, Peter van Dam, Saxion University, Alexander Jansen, TechForFuture, Dr. Peter Schön, Saxion University; Dr. Andreas Baar, innos - Sperlich GmbH

10:40 Human Tissue Models for Better Therapies
Dr. Sebastiaan Trietsch, Chief Technology Officer, Mimetas, Leiden

11:05 Organ-on-a-Chip: What is needed from the perspective of regulatory toxicological risk assessment?
Dr. Minne Heringa, RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and the Environment)

11:25 Coffee Break

11:40 Applying Multi-Organ-on-a-Chip technologies for predictive substance testing
Dr. Reyk Horland, Head of Business Development, Tissuse, Berlin

12:05 Lab-on-a-chip device would significantly improve the efficacy of KIKHomeCare
Prof. Dr. Dirk Reinhardt, Kinderklinik, Universitätsklinik Essen

12:25 Standardization and the Microfluidics Association
Henne van Heeren, enablingMNT, NL Office

12:45 Snack Break / International Networking

Towards standardized, robust devices for Heart-on-a-Chip

Workshop

13:30 Progress in the RAAK/MKB-Project: "Heart-on-a-Chip (RAAK-MKB)"
Dr. Peter Schön, Saxion University of Applied Science

13:50 Short presentation of present and future members of the international ZIM-Network Lab-on-a-Chip
Each partner shows max. two slides, first round of 6 partners á 5 minutes

Opening: Vascularization of Organs-on-Chips
Andries van der Meer, Saxion University

14:20 Coffee Break

14:30 Second round of 6 partners á 5 minutes

15:00 Third round of 6 partners á 5 minutes

15:30 Roadmap of collaboration: Plan of phase 2 international
Dr. Andreas Baar, innos - Sperlich GmbH
Dr. Peter Schön, Saxion University of Applied Science

15:45 Barbecue / International Networking

17:00 Official End of the event

18:00 Closing of roof terrace

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