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November 2019

Dr Maiwenn Kersaudy-Kerhoas and Alfredo Ongaro working in the lab with PLA

Sustainable plastic organ chips hit the news

26 November 2019

Organ-on-a-Chip Technologies Network funded research based at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, was in the spotlight on BBC Radio Scotland this November. This exciting collaborative project led by Dr Maiwenn Kersaudy-Kerhoas, provided sabbatical funding for Alfredo Ongaro to work on a method of using a plastic, derived from plants, to produce ... [more]

September 2019

Presenters from the five sabbatical projects funded by the OOACT Network

Organ-on-a-chip technology in the spotlight at this year’s BioMedEng19

24 September 2019

The Organ-on-a-Chip Technologies Network partnered Imperial College London to run a one day organ-on-a-chip session at this year’s BioMedEng19 held on 5 September.  BioMedEng is the largest UK gathering of engineers working across medicine and biosciences, providing an excellent opportunity for people to hear about the Network’... [more]

April 2019

The morning talks from Researchers and Industry, chaired by ECR network member Dr Clare Thompson and Dr Pranav Vasanthi

Organ-on-a-chip learning and collaborative event a great success

11 April 2019

Close to a hundred academics and industrialists working in the field of organ-on-a-chip technology came to Queen Mary University of London on 8 & 9 April, for a learning and collaborative event organised by the Organ-on-a-Chip Technologies Network. The UK-wide network is providing a foundation for interdisciplinary research in this innovative technology ... [more]

March 2019

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Funding stimulates new collaborations in organ-on-a-chip technologies

27 March 2019

Following the Organ-on-a-Chip Technologies Network call for sabbatical pump-priming projects in October 2018, we are delighted to announce that five projects have been awarded funding. The five successful projects funded in this round include: Next-Generation Material for high-volume production of Sustainable, Biocompatible Organ-On-Chip devices Microfluidic model of human pulmonary artery: vascular ... [more]