Life Sciences Project Bulletin

 

 

New Projects in

BIO MEDICAL ENGINEERING

No.16 – August 2003

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Projects

Israel

1.      Miniature Electrochemical Diagnostic Biosensor for Analyzing Human Physiological Samples

 

2.      In Situ Generated Biomedical Systems

 

3.      Tricyclic Compounds and Their Uses As Antiarrhythmic Antifibrillatory & Defibrillatory Agents

 

4.      Portable adaptive self-learning weight-bearing monitors for gait rehabilitaition

 

5.      Monitoring Mechanical Loads within Deep Muscles to Prevent Pressure Sores

 

6.      SBT-Skeletal BioTechnology - a new company based on Technology developed at the University

 

7.      Wavelet Depulsing of Ultrasound Echo Sequences

 

8.      Cryosurgical units for general and minimally Invasive Treatments

 

9.      Effect of Ultrasound Irradiation on recovery following moderate and severe Limb Ischemia

 

10.   Methods, pharmaceutical compositions, oral compositions, filters and tobacco products for preventing or reducing tobacco smoke-associated injury in the aerodigestive tract of a subject

 

11.   Medical devices for Image Guided Therapy

 

12.   Medical image processing and analysis

 

13.   Arterial Blood Filtering and Emboli Screening

 

14.   The use of soluble MHC Class 1 for Identification of Peptide Antigens from Cancer Cells

 

15.   Magnetic Resonance (MR) technology for therapy

 

The Netherlands

1.    Polymer research and technology for Tissue Engineering and other (Bio)Medical applications

 

2.    High Throughput Screening for diagnostic purposes and Drug Discovery

 

 

Advertorials

1.      Starting a business in the Life Sciences: From Idea to Market

 

2.      BMTI in search for expanding Stem Cell research and Tissue Engineering, Neurotechnologie and Non-Invasive Diagnostics

 

3.      BioMedical Engineering in Israel

 

4.      Integrated BioMedical Engineering for the restoration of human function

 

 

 

In the News:

1.    Group of Jewish businesspeople to invest up to $10m in Israeli biotech

 

2.    Israeli scientists develop low-calorie watermelon

 

3.    No two noses are alike, study finds

 

 

Announcements

·      Twee aantrekkelijke reizen naar Agritech 2003

 

·      EOI'S for the Sixth Framework

 

 

 

 

Coming up in the next Bulletins:

New projects in Nano Bio, Gene Discovery and Functional Genomics

 

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Project information

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For more information contact Optin’s Director Drs. Jennifer Peersmann or call +31-(0)70-3643260

 

For  background and contact information per project contact: Optin’s Life Sciences Manager Drs. Eli Guetta

 

 

Sponsors

DSM Venturing

IBM Life Sciences

Tel Aviv University

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Rad-Biomed Incubator

Holland Biotechnology

WFIA / Israel Office Delft

Eden’s Creations/ Hoekert

The Embassy of Israel

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CIDI

 

 

Events

World Nano-Economic Congress

"Where Nanotechnology and Business Meet"

8-10 September 2003,  Washington DC, U.S.A.

3-6 November 2003,  London,  England

 

Agritech Israel 2003

15-18 September 2003, Tel Aviv,  Israel

Twee aantrekkelijke reizen naar Agritech 2003

Zie ook Announcements

 

Biotech Roadshow 2003

23 September,  Martini Plaza, Groningen, The Netherlands

24 September,  Opposite LUMC,  Leiden, The Netherlands

25 September,  WICC,  Wageningen. The Netherlands

 

Genomics Momentum 2003

27 November 2003,  Amsterdam,  The Netherlands

 

8th European Symposium on controlled Drug Delivery

7-9 April 2004, Noordwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands

 

 

Contributors

Ramot / Tel Aviv University

IRC / Senter

Yissum / The Hebrew University

BMTI / TU-Twente

Yeda / Weizmann Institute

Rad-Biomed Incubator

Hadasit

Technion

Bar Ilan University

Ben-Gurion University

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