The OPTIN Contact Bulletin

 

New Projects in

MOLECULAR IMAGING

From Israel

No.13 – April 2003

                                            www.optin.nl

Projects:

1.      Restoration procedure for Low-Field Interventional MRI

2.      Confining, Manipulating and Analyzing Light & Materials in Nanometric Dimensionalities

3.      System and Method for Differentiating Between Cells with Normal and Pathologically Altered Cytoskeleton

4.      Production and characterization of nanometric fluorescent particles for imaging in medicine and biology

5.      Advanced cell-based assays, utilizing proprietary, high-resolution electron-beam molecular imaging

6.      Live Cell Imaging

7.      Nanoporous and Nanocomposite Sol-Gel Based Functional Materials

8.      A Method for Improved X-Ray Diagnostics of Small Tumors

9.      A Minimal Invasive Diagnostic Method for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Based on Zinc Levels

10.   Spectral bio-imaging diagnostics systems

11.   Chemistry, Physics and Applications of Semiconductor Clusters, Nanocrystals and Nanorods

12.   Low Cost, High Efficiency Thermopile-Based Infrared Focal Plan Array

13.   3D MRI Method for Quantitative Evaluation of Kidney Function

14.   Bio-Imaging Systems in the field of transluminescence in molecular biology

15.   New Fiber Optic Sensors Based on Photostable Organic Dyes in Glasses

16.   A Novel In Vivo Non-Invasive Diagnostic Method for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Based on Zinc Levels

17.   T-SPR: Optical Sensor for detection of chemical and biological substances

18.   Micro-array technology and cluster algorithm for characterizing receptor-ligand interactions

19.   Optical technology for analyzing interaction between biological materials

20.   Biosensors

21.   Chromogenic labeling based on novel Azobenzene derivatives for bio-analytical applications

22.   Tissue Targeted Avidin-Type Molecules as Delivery Systems

 

 

 

In the News:

1.      Chief Scientist: don't cut R&D budget

2.      Chaos can be bad but order can be worse! Totem-α the True Random Number Generator

 

 

 

 

Advertorial

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Coming up in the next Bulletin (No.14 – June 2003)

New projects in Fermentation Technology

 

To see the previous bulletins click on Projects at our web site www.optin.nl.

 

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ALL THE CONTACT INFORMATION of all the projects:

contact Mrs. J.B. Peersmann: j.peersmann@optin.nl , +31-(0)70-3643260

 

For background and contact information on the listed projects  please contact Optin’s Life Sciences Manager, Mr. e.guetta@optin.nl

 

If you have projects in one of the fields of the coming up bulletin and want to be incuded for for free you can sent it to Projects for Bulletin.

 

For more information about Life Sciences in Israel and in The Netherlands look at OPTIN web site www.optin.nl , your portal to Israeli and Dutch biotechnology.

 

 

Sponsors

DSM Venturing

IBM Life Sciences

Tel Aviv University

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Rad-Ramot Incubator

Holland Biotechnology

WFIA / Israel Office Delft

Hoekert’s Creations

The Embassy of Israel

Matimop

CIDI

Nmedica

 

Events

BIO-TECH ISRAEL 2003

13-15 May 2003, Tel Aviv,  Israel

NANOSCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

18-21 May 2003, Groningen, The Netherlands

ANNUAL EUROPEAN CONFERENCE - OPPORTUNITIES IN GLOBAL BIOTECH

19-20 May 2003, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

AGRITECH ISRAEL 2003

15-18 September 2003, Tel Aviv,  Israel

NEW INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES IN MEDICINE

FROM ISRAEL AND THE NETHERLANDS

Coming up in September 2003,  The Netherlands

 

Contributors

Ramot / Tel Aviv University

Yissum / The Hebrew University

Yeda / Weizmann Institute

Rad-Ramot Incubator

Hadasit

Bar Ilan University

Ben-Gurion University

Technion

Matimop

 

Announcement

Tel Aviv university has published the EOI's for the Sixth Framework on the web, and invites interested partners from the Netherlands (academy and industry) to join the consortia being formed. Contact can be made directly with the coordinator of each group or with the EU liason Office at the address on the web site:

EOI's for the Sixth Framework