Author: Lara Pancorbo

Boston calling!

Next month we are travelling three weeks to Boston thanks to the Richi Entrepeneurs. This program helps companies around the world to land in USA through Massachussets, one of the most interesting areas of the country, especially for biotech companies. Richi Entrepeneurs assigns each participant a mentor with the idea to help them looking for…
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Goodbye Flat Biology – Welcome Organ on a Chip

This editorial of Nature could perfectly be the kick off of the Organ on a Chip technology. This new market is still in definition and we don’t even have clear the precise definition of Organ on a Chip. In Europe, the consortium Orchid is planning to write a “white book” about it during next years,…
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Simulating a gut on a chip

Organ on a Chip models try to reproduce some applications of a human organ in a lab. One of the most interesting activities for the food industry would be the simulation of the absortion of the intestine (Gut on a Chip). The development of this approach would change the way to treat patients with some…
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Bone on a chip meeting in Zaragoza

Last week we had the visit of our Dutch colleagues of ACTA and Ocello, partners in one of the Euopean projects that we are involved about Bone on a Chip. During two days we explained our developments of the last 6 months and discuss about possible improvements in the different areas involved in the design…
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Workshop with our colleagues from Eyown technologies

Last Friday 26th we did a small workshop of our products to EYOWN Technologies, a biotech company from Madrid, specialized in the optimization of laboratory processes through instrumentation and Biocomputing tools. Eyown has worked more than 20 years automatizing lab processes, having a protocol where they show all the different stages needed to automatize techniques…
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Organ on Chip Development: Orchid

The website of Orchid has been inaugurated this month. We are glad to help in the communication of this project that plans to disseminate the Organ on Chip technology to scientists, industry and society in general. We would like to congratulate the University of Zaragoza for being part of this initiative that will show to…
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Heart on a Chip´s Project kick off

This week we are travelling to Paris to attend the kick off of a challenging European project called “Heart On chip based on induced pluripotent Stem cell Technology for personalized Medicine”. The main goal of this project is to create a heart on a chip model by using microfluidics and developing a platform for cardiomyocytes-iPSCs.…
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