November 14, 2023

Liesbet Geris, PhD

Liesbet Geris is professor in Biomechanics and Computational Tissue Engineering at the University of Liège and KU Leuven (Belgium).  Her research focusses on the development of multi-scale and multi-physics in silico and in vitro models. Together with her team and their clinical and industrial collaborators, she uses these models to investigate the etiology of[…]

November 14, 2023

Ivan Martin, PhD

Prof. Dr. Ivan Martin studied Biomedical Engineering at the University of Genova where he obtained his PhD in 1996. Between 1996 and 1999 he was a postdoctoral associate at Harvard/MIT. He joined the Department of Biomedicine (DBM) at the University Hospital of Basel in 1999 as leader of the Tissue Engineering Research Group, in[…]

November 14, 2023

Sonja Beken, PhD

Sonja Beken holds a Master in Biological Sciences and PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium and a Master in Applied Toxicology from the University of Surrey, UK. She is a European Registered Toxicologist. Sonja Beken is the Coordinator of the Unit of non-clinical evaluators at the Belgian Federal Agency[…]

November 14, 2023

Kimberly Homan, PhD

Kim is a Senior Director and Distinguished Scientist at Genentech where she heads the Complex in vitro Systems lab, a core group focused on employing new predictive tools to enhance clinical translational outcomes. She has prior experience holding key leadership positions in two biotech startups, one of which she co-founded while in graduate school[…]

November 14, 2023

Dan Huh, PhD

Dr. Dan Huh is Associate Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a pioneer of organ-on-a-chip technology, and his research group at Penn focuses on developing microengineered models of human physiological systems for biomedical and environmental applications. Dr. Huh has won several honors and awards including the PCI Inventor[…]

November 10, 2023

Heleen Middelkamp

Heleen Middelkamp PhD. is the support coordinator for EUROoCS. Furthermore, she works at the University of Twente in Enschede as a research assistant for the Dutch hDMT consortium. Heleen obtained her BSc. Biomedical laboratory research at Saxion University of Applied Sciences in Enschede. Her BSc. thesis was performed at the University of Iowa (US)[…]

November 02, 2023

EUROoCS Working groups

November 02, 2023


October 06, 2023

MPS World Summit 2024

June 10 – June 14, 2024 | Seattle Convention Center – Summit Building, Seattle, Washington. For more information go to website

October 02, 2023

Successful conclusion of Moore4Medical project

The power of Open Technology Platforms for Organ-on-Chip applications 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. Under the expert leadership of Sieger Swaving, Ronald Dekker and Erik van den Zeijden (Philips), the 68 consortium partners of[…]

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