Personalised Implants ends: closing event on 22 November 2023

Personalised Implants closing event

12 October 2023

The ecosystem joins forces with the Health Technology Research and Innovation Cluster (HTRIC) in the organization of the last partner event. Save the date:22 November

Join us for the Personalised Implants Closing Event, hosted by HTRIC!

We are excited to announce about the Personalised Implants Ecosystem closing event on 22nd November from 15:00 to 17:00. The location is the Van Swinderen Huys, Oude Boteringestraat 19, 9712 GC Groningen

The 4-years open innovation ecosystem Personalised Implants was initiated to deliver patient-specific solutions through the joint expertise of its multidisciplinary partners in optimization of materials, production and processes for implant design and manufacturing. The program started in 2019 with subsidy made available by Samenwerkingsverband Noord-Nederland (SNN), the Ministerie van Economische Zaken en Klimaat en het Europees Fonds voor Regionale Ontwikkeling (EFRO), with further support from the Province of Groningen and the Municipality of Groningen.

Partners of the ecosystem are the companies Polyvation, Witec Fijn Mechanics, Biomacs, Bether Encapsulates, Smart Polymers, VDL Wientjes, Elbo Technics, Innovizie, EV Biotech and H&P Moulding.

From the UMCG, the departments involved are: the 3D Lab and Oral and Maxillofacial surgery (Group Prof. Max Witjes and Dr. Joep Kraeima), Traumasurgery (Group Dr. Frank Ijpma), Biomedical Engineering (Group Dr. Patrick van Rijn) and Medical Biology (Group Prof. Marco Harmsen).The Biofabrication group of the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials (Group Dr. Gosia Wlodarczyk-Biegun ) has joined from the University of Groningen together with the Hanzehogeschool of Applied Sciences, Kenniscentrum Biobased Economy with the group of Dr. Jeroen Siebring.

Information on the projects are available at this link.

What to Expect:

Insights: Explore outcomes from five innovation projects funded through our 4-year program, featuring concise 10-minute presentations.

Discussion: Engage in an open discussion session to share thoughts and ideas on the future of MedTech in the region and beyond.

Wrap-up: Discover new MedTech initiatives, followed by closing remarks.

Preliminary Event Schedule:

14:30: Registration & walking in
15:00: Event Start and Introductions
15:30: Project Presentations (5×10 min)
16:20: Open Discussion
16:40: New Initiatives & Closing
17:00: Networking & Drinks

To register, please visit this page : Book your HTRIC Event | 2023 – HTRIC

Join us as we celebrate the progress and future of personalised healthcare solutions!