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Workshop 2 (Morning 9:00 - 12:00)

Title: Organ-on-a-Chip

Paul Vulto - Mimetas B.V., THE NETHERLANDS (Group Leader)
Katia Kraals - Emulate, USA
Olivier Frey - ETH Zürich, SWITZERLAND
Tobias Hasenberg - TissUse, GmbH, GERMANY

Target Audience: Professors, PostDocs and PhD students who want to get a complete overview of the field, both from biology and engineering background. Scientists from pharma- and biotech companies that are considering adopting the technology and specialists in the field that want to contribute to a lively debate.

Learning Objectives: Organ-on-a-Chip went through a massive growth in the last six years. Where is the field standing now? What are the successes what are the challenges? What is the contribution of microengineering, and what of biology? What are the commercial initiatives and who are their customers? Leaders in the field give their perspective on successes and challenges, as well as the future of the technology.

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