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Inclusion completed for Phase II clinical trial - “BE-Responder”.
Inclusion completed for Phase II clinical trial - “BE-Responder”.

CyTuVax B.V. from Maastricht announced today that the last subject has been included in its Phase II trial “BE-Responder”. This trial focuses on so-called non-responders to hepatitis B vaccination, these are persons who have been vaccinated with at least 3 licensed hepatitis B vaccines, but never achieved a protective immune response.
Oct 12, 2018

PathoFinder develops innovative, molecular diagnostic test immunocompromized patients
PathoFinder develops innovative, molecular diagnostic test immunocompromized patients

Based at the Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus, PathoFinder develops and produces molecular diagnostic tests for the fast, easy and reliable detection of infectious diseases. Together with several foreign partners, they are now working on a test specially designed for the group of patients with a suppressed immune system.
Oct 12, 2018

MyDiagnostick is working on a product version for patients
MyDiagnostick is working on a product version for patients

MyDiagnostick is a smart device which enables the detection of atrial fibrillation in patients, a condition that can cause a stroke. The team behind MyDiagnostick is working on a version of the product just for patients with the support of LED, the predecessor of ESZL. Take a glimpse into the fascinating innovation process.
Sep 24, 2018

Scannexus and MRI.TOOLS announce collaboration
Scannexus and MRI.TOOLS announce collaboration

Scannexus and MRI.TOOLS GmbH are delighted to announce collaboration for the advancement of body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The joint project ‘MENTORA_4_EU’ has been awarded with funding from the EUROSTARS program, an EU Horizon 2020 initiative that supports research-performing small and medium enterprises.
Sep 10, 2018

Maastricht and region emerging as new bio-hub
Maastricht and region emerging as new bio-hub

Maastricht is proving to be a true bio-hub thanks to three major international conferences targeting the sector that will be held at MECC Maastricht. These three events are the annual European Conference on Biomaterials, followed by the European Congress on Biotechnology and finally, the Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB).
Sep 07, 2018

Dutch Biotech Startup Approved for Innovation Loan
Dutch Biotech Startup Approved for Innovation Loan

Dutch Startup Nestegg Biotech B.V. has been approved for a subordinated loan from Rabobank through their “AIL” program. The loans total €150.000 and will be used to bring new “Lab Automation” products to markets serving Dutch and Flemish research institutes and universities this fiscal year.
Sep 03, 2018

Automation Entrepreneurs Receive Regional Subsidy
Automation Entrepreneurs Receive Regional Subsidy

Dutch Startup Nestegg Biotech B.V. has been awarded the "Limburg Makers Innovation Project" subsidy to fund development of Obruza laboratory automation system.
Jul 24, 2018

Unique biomaterial against stent thrombosis in heart patients
Unique biomaterial against stent thrombosis in heart patients

VitaK Innovation in Life Sciences, a spin-off of Maastricht University and Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus, has developed an innovative cocktail that can prevent thrombosis and calcification of coronary stents.
Jul 19, 2018

MosaMeat raises €7.5M to commercialise cultured meat
MosaMeat raises €7.5M to commercialise cultured meat

Mosa Meat hopes to receive approval in the next few years to sell the hamburger to the public. The 7.5 million Euros will be put towards increasing the scale of production and accelerating the process, among other things. Mosa Meat hopes to have a production location in the Netherlands within three years, and the first hamburgers are expected to cost around €8.50 each.
Jul 17, 2018

Brightlands Innovation Factory en de vier Zuid-Limburgse Rabobanken verstevigen hun banden.
Brightlands Innovation Factory en de vier Zuid-Limburgse Rabobanken verstevigen hun banden.

Brigthlands Innovation Factory en de vier Zuid-Limburgse Rabobanken ondertekenden een uniek partnership en verstevigen daarmee de innovatiekracht van Zuid-Limburg.
Jul 05, 2018


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