March 20, 2019

How to build a better organ-on-a-chip

An interesting post by Matt Pavlovich on "How to build a better organ-on-a-chip".  He attended a Keystone Symposium on Organs- and Tissues-on-Chips in Big Sky, Montana. In his post he gave a few of his takeaways from the biotech perspective.

March 08, 2019

UK Report on accelerating Organ-on-Chip technology development

The NC3Rs, Medicines Discovery Catapult and the University of Liverpool MRC Centre for Drug Safety Science (CDSS) have published a report outlining recommendations to accelerate the adoption of Organ-on-Chip technologies in order to revolutionize drug target identification and validation studies without the need for animals. This report is the outcome of a workshop that[…]

February 15, 2019

Integration of Emerging Technologies in Mechanistic and Translational Toxicology

Application information Applications for this meeting must be submitted by July 14, 2019. Please apply early, as some meetings become oversubscribed (full) before this deadline. If the meeting is oversubscribed, it will be stated here. Note: Applications for oversubscribed meetings will only be considered by the conference chair if more seats become available due to cancellations.[…]

February 15, 2019

Registration is open: EUROoC 2019, 2-3 July 2019 in Graz

This year the annual EUROoCS Organ-on-Chip conference will be organized in Graz, in Austria, on 2 and 3 July 2019. It will provide many opportunities for scientific discussion and interaction, and bring together young scientists with top experts in the field. The EUROoC conference series aims to gather the research leaders in the emerging field organs-on-chip (OoC) with[…]

February 06, 2019

ORCHID Questionnaire on training needs of the next generation OoC reseachers and technicians

Within the ORCHID project, the main goal is to create a roadmap for organ-on-chip technology and to build a network of all relevant stakeholders in this promising innovative field. By identifying you as a stakeholder, we would like to draw your attention concerning the training needs of the next generation of researchers and technicians[…]

January 29, 2019

National Geographic article on the future of personalized medicine

In their January 2019 edition the National Geographic focused on the future of personalized medicine and how new technologies transform our health care. The article How personalized medicine is transforming your health care, is written from the perspective and expertise of American labs and universities, and with an important role for organ-on-chip technology. More[…]

December 19, 2018

Health EU launches its Manifesto to unify Digital Healthcare in Europe!

Health EU initiative makes important steps towards strategic recognition and launches today its Manifesto. In a competition with many excellent projects, and, as a result of the 2nd phase evaluation of Coordination and Support Actions for FET Flagships, Health EU was recognized as the leading project on Human Avatars and Digital Healthcare and is[…]

December 05, 2018

European Organ-On-Chip Society launched

PRESS RELEASE, 13 November 2018 The new European Organ-on-Chip Society (EUROoCS) was officially launched at the third International Organ-on-Chip Symposium, held on 8 and 9 November 2018 at the University of Technology in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The Society will encourage development and coordination of Organ-on-Chip research in Europe in support of better health for[…]

December 04, 2018

ORCHID interim roadmap report proudly presented

The ORCHID team was proud to present the first interim roadmap report entitled: 'Organ-on-Chip in Development: Towards a European roadmap for Organ-on-Chip' during the International Organ-on-Chip Symposium on November 8-9 2018 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. This report surveys the current landscape in the research, development, applications and market opportunities for Organ-on-Chip devices to establish[…]

December 02, 2018

Impression of a successful third International Organ-On-Chip Symposium IOOCS18 in Eindhoven

Over 180 participants from 12 different countries joined the third International Organ-on-Chip Symposium (IOOCS18) held in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, on 8 and 9 November 2018. This year IOOCS18 was organized by NOCI, TU/e and hDMT. No less than 55 posters of high quality were presented which ensured lively discussions between the participants.    […]

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