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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

Millions in subsidy for research on Parkinson’s disease
Millions in subsidy for research on Parkinson’s disease

The foundation Stichting de Weijerhorst is offering over two million Euros in support of Maastricht UMC+’s research to improve the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
Jul 05, 2018

Detailed scan of the inner ear
Detailed scan of the inner ear

Extremely delicate, the anatomical details of the human inner ear are not easy to study. Led by ENT specialist Raymond van de Berg of the Maastricht UMC+, a team of international researchers have made a micro CT scan of the structures in the inner ear.
Jul 04, 2018


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21 Feb
Maastricht AF - Crossing Borders

This course provides the latest insights into hybrid surgical and EP treatment of complex persistent AF, including arrhythmia ablation and stroke prevention.

21 Feb
Symposium: Voor een prikkie beschermd

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27 Feb
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28 Feb
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07 Mar
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10 Mar
European Vascular Course

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11 Mar
Eindsymposium MijnBreincoach

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13 Mar
Gezondheidsuniversiteit verdiept: regeneratieve geneeskunde

Deze reeks is een kennismaking met nieuwste ontwikkelingen op het gebied van onderzoek en gezondheidszorg. Diverse onderzoekers, artsen en bedrijven bieden een afwisselend en prikkelend programma aan door middel van demo's en presentaties. Centraal in deze reeks staan de regeneratieve biologie en techniek.

20 Mar
Gezondheidsuniversiteit verdiept: regeneratieve geneeskunde

Deze reeks is een kennismaking met nieuwste ontwikkelingen op het gebied van onderzoek en gezondheidszorg. Diverse onderzoekers, artsen en bedrijven bieden een afwisselend en prikkelend programma aan door middel van demo's en presentaties. Centraal in deze reeks staan de regeneratieve biologie en techniek.