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A Modular Approach to Multifunctional Red Blood Cell Mimics

Project description

A synthetic blood surrogate for emergency resuscitation

There are specific guidelines for standard blood transfusion that take into account blood type compatibility, overall health of the donor and the lack of harmful infections. However, these involve time-consuming tests that cause significant delays in emergency situations such as severe trauma, where patients have lost lots of blood and require immediate transfusion. The EU-funded M-BLOOD project proposes to develop a synthetic transfusion product that mimics the biochemical and biophysical properties of red blood cells and can transport oxygen and carbon dioxide, regulate nitric oxide levels and exhibit antioxidant function. The idea is to be able to provide a blood resuscitation product for emergency situations.

Host institution

DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET
Net EU contribution
€ 1 988 725,00
Address
Anker Engelunds Vej 101
2800 Kongens Lyngby
Denmark

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Region
Danmark Hovedstaden Københavns omegn
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00

Beneficiaries (1)

DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 1 988 725,00
Address
Anker Engelunds Vej 101
2800 Kongens Lyngby

See on map

Region
Danmark Hovedstaden Københavns omegn
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00