Network Events and Communications
Network funding has delivered and supported a large number of organ-on-a-chip events building multidisciplinary engagement. These events include the following:
Events / Conferences
Network Launch Event
In September 2018, we celebrated the launch of the UK Organ-on-a-chip Technologies Network with a launch event held at Queen Mary University of London and a dedicated organ-chip session and keynote lecture at the BioMedEng18 Conference presented by Dr Geraldine Hamilton from Emulate Bio. Read more
Learning & Collaboration Event
In April 2019, the Network organised a one day event for one hundred academics and industrialists working in the field of organ-on-a-chip technology. The day included presentations on the latest Organ on a Chip research and technologies and networking sessions to build multidisciplinary collaboration. Read more
Organ-on-a-chip Network Session at BioMedEng Conference
The Organ-on-a-Chip Technologies Network ran a one day organ-on-a-chip session at the BioMedEng19 conference in September 2019. The event included a keynote on cancer models from Prof Fran Balkwill of Queen Mary University of London and presentations from the first five pump priming projects funded by the Network. Read more
Organ-chip E-symposia series
Attracted internationally renowned keynote speakers; large global audiences; and provided a great opportunity for young academics to present their organ-on-chips research at these events
Funding sandpit event
This interactive funding sandpit event in October 2020, provided a great opportunity for 32 senior academics and industrialists from across the UK to work together – developing major grants proposals on vital OOAC research. Read more.
Early Career Researcher Grant Ideas Workshop
Led by the network's ECR advisory group in July 2021. Read more.
Other member-run events funded by our Small grant awards
Technology Touching Life Networks e-Event
The five UKRI funded TTL networks – 3DBioNet, ImagingBioPro, Integrated Biological Imaging, Organ-on-a-Chip Technologies and PhenomUK - jointly organised a virtual network event in September 2021to showcase achievements made over the past three years and discuss future directions for the networks. Read more.