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Organ on Chip in Development

Objective

Organ-on-chip technology will revolutionize the healthcare domain by offering new and ground breaking solutions to different industries and especially for regenerative medicine and medication.
ORgan-on-Chip In Development (ORCHID) will create a roadmap for organ-on-chip technology and the framework to build a network of relevant stakeholders. ORCHID will achieve this through 5 objectives: (i) evaluation of the technology (state of the art and unmet needs), (ii) identification of ethical issues, establishing standards and identifying measures for regulatory implementation, (iii) analysis of economic and societal impact, training and education, (iv) developing a roadmap which will guide the required R&D efforts and (v) raising awareness and building the ecosystem for organ-on-chip technology through a digital reference platform .
ORCHID will have a broad impact: it will facilitate drug development, contribute significantly to reducing animal experiments and help in developing personalized medicine. ORCHID will achieve these goals by providing a framework to the main stakeholders, bringing together key players and raising awareness on organ-on-chip technology throughout Europe. The digital platform will gather all information on existing and new initiatives in the field. In this way ORCHID as a whole will secure and reinforce Europe’s leadership on organ-on-chip.
The consortium is composed of the main contributors to the field who are all very experienced and who will strongly collaborate with each other. Leiden University Medical Centrum (LUMC) will lead the consortium, the Institute for human Organ and Disease model (hDMT) will focus on the strategy and the roadmap, Fraunhofer IGB on impact assessment, CEA Leti on eco-system development and the digital platform, IMEC on the ethical aspects, regulation and standardization and the University of Zaragoza will lead dissemination. ORCHID will install an Advisory Board composed of complementary specialists in the field.

Call for proposal

H2020-FETOPEN-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-FETOPEN-3-2017

Coordinator

ACADEMISCH ZIEKENHUIS LEIDEN
Net EU contribution
€ 50 625,00
Address
Albinusdreef 2
2333 ZA Leiden
Netherlands

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Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Agglomeratie Leiden en Bollenstreek
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (6)

STICHTING INSTITUTE FOR HUMAN ORGAN AND DISEASE MODEL TECHNOLOGIES
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Aanschot 85
5629 GZ Eindhoven

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Region
Noord-Brabant Zuidoost-Noord-Brabant
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG EV
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 86 247,50
Address
Hansastrasse 27c
80686 Munchen

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Region
Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
France
Net EU contribution
€ 85 240,00
Address
Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELECTRONICA CENTRUM
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 80 235,00
Address
Kapeldreef 75
3001 Leuven

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Region
Vlaams Gewest Prov. Vlaams-Brabant Arr. Leuven
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSIDAD DE ZARAGOZA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 83 375,00
Address
Calle Pedro Cerbuna 12
50009 Zaragoza

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Region
Noreste Aragón Zaragoza
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 134 750,00
Address
Stevinweg 1
2628 CN Delft

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Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Delft en Westland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00