BI/OND takes initiative to donate Organ-on-Chip technology for corona research
BI/OND challenges every Organ-on-Chip company such as River BioMedics, Darwin Microfluidics and BEOnChip (Biomimetic Environment On-Chip) to contribute by donating to research groups.
"Today we are donating a set of chips for a Lung-on-Chip model to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EFPL) in Lausanne and researcher Vivek Thacker who is working on Covid-19," CTO Nikolas Gaio says, launching the initiative with #OoCovid on twitter. Gaio hoops to convince other startups and Organ-on-Chip companies to take similar actions.
BEOnChip already replied that it accepted the challenge and soon publishes how the will do their part in the crisis. Also, River Biomedics already confirmed they will join.
Dutch Tech Heroes
Thanks to our OoCovid initiative, B/IOND is featured as one of the 200 companies in the overview of Dutch Tech Heroes fighting COVID-19. Find out more about the Dutch Tech Hereos Fighting COVID-19 by Techleap.nl.