Towards a new institute

Development of human ‘Organ-on-a-Chip’, was identified in the Scientific agenda of the Royal Dutch Academy of Science (KNAW) as one approach in which The Netherlands can potentially excel and obtain a strong position, and was also described as a research topic of the Dutch government funding initiative “Top-sectoren”. A grant called ‘Over Grenzen’ (Beyond Borders) was supplied in 2012 by the KNAW to put Organs-on-chips on the Dutch research roadmap. During this grant a number of concrete steps were taken that finally led to the foundation of the hDMT institute:

Technology Consortium

Conferences and Meetings


The Letter of Intent of hDMT has been signed by all 9 founding partners on September 3 2014.