Booklet on Mini Organs-on-Chips launched

Today the Foundation ‘Biowetenschappen en Maatschappij’ has launched a booklet, entitled ‘Mini Organs-on-Chips. Towards new research models for studying disease and finding treatments’. This new publication in the series of so-called...

Berend van Meer has won the Hugo van Poelgeestprijs

The winner of the Hugo van Poelgeest prize for alternatives to animal testing has been announced! On October 2nd, the prize of € 3,000 was awarded to a young researcher who is conducting excellent, animal-free research in the life sciences. With his research into...

Eurostars Project Collaboration LUMC, BI/OND and Fluigent

3D Cardiac Tissues Will Be Soon Nourished and Stimulated in a Compact Format 1.4mn euro project to Bi/ond-led consortium between Bi/ond, Fluigent and LUMC to develop the first Organ-on-Chip system that can keep complex 3D tissue models alive and mimic the...

NOCI at the EUROoCS 2020 online conference

What had to become the 2nd big European Organ-on-Chip Society (EUROoCS) meeting in Upsala for 3 days, was eventually re-organized into a very successful 2-day online event on the 8th and 9th of July, due to the current worldwide COVID-19 crisis. Science from the...

Young Investigators Presentation Award

On July 8-9, the annual EUROoCS conference took place online. Joram Mooiweer gave a presentation on the research he is doing together with Renée Moerkens. Both Renée and Joram are PhD-students within NOCI and working at University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG). The...

The Organ-on-Chip side of the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a huge impact on every aspect of our lives. From the burden on our personal life to the restrictions it has put on our working life. We, as Organ-on-Chip (OoC) researchers haven’t been spared and most of us have only been able to show...