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A pilot line for the next generation of smart catheters and implants

Objective

The objective of POSITION-II is to bring innovation in the development and production of smart catheters by the introduction of open technology platforms for miniaturization, AD conversion at the tip, ultra-sound MEMS devices and encapsulation. Open technology platforms will generate the production volume that will enable sustainable innovation. The availability of open technology platforms will result in new instruments that have a better performance, new sensing and imaging capabilities, while the scale of volume will result in lower manufacturing costs. The production of the “brains” of these smart catheters will take place in Europe, with many European partners contributing essential technologies. The POSITION-II project will consolidate Europe’s premier position as manufacturer of cath lab infrastructure since these new smart catheters will be seamlessly integrated in the cath lab hardware and software platforms. By combining the different sensing and imaging data a more intuitive cath lab experience will be achieved. Looking forward, POSITION-II prepares the European electronics industry for the next revolution in healthcare, bioelectronics implants. Bioelectronics implants are expected to replace a considerable fraction of traditional medicine by direct stimulation of nerves. The miniaturization and soft encapsulation platforms developed in POSITION-II will be the ideal technology frame work for the manufacturing of these bioelectronics implants. The technology platforms developed in POSITION-II are demonstrated by five challenging product demonstrators covering FRR, IVUS, ICE, EP and cell therapy as well as a bioelectronics implant to treat cluster headache.

Coordinator

PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NEDERLAND BV
Net EU contribution
€ 1 569 643,00
Address
High Tech Campus 52
5656 AG Eindhoven
Netherlands

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Region
Noord-Brabant Zuidoost-Noord-Brabant
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 6 278 572,00

Participants (47)

PHILIPS MEDICAL SYSTEMS NEDERLAND BV
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 781 365,00
Address
Veenpluis 6
5684 PC Best

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Region
Noord-Brabant Zuidoost-Noord-Brabant
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 3 125 460,00
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 566 668,38
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
€ 1 052 384,12
SALVIA BIOELECTRONICS BV
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 519 797,69
Address
High Tech Campus 41
5656 AE Eindhoven

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Noord-Brabant Zuidoost-Noord-Brabant
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 1 559 393,06
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT EINDHOVEN
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 333 180,75
Address
Groene Loper 3
5612 AE Eindhoven

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Region
Noord-Brabant Zuidoost-Noord-Brabant
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 618 764,25
REDEN B.V.
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 105 750,00
Address
F Hazemeijerstraat 800
7555 RJ Hengelo Ov

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Oost-Nederland Overijssel Twente
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 317 250,00
Catena Holding BV

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Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 82 934,75
Address
Elektronicaweg 40
2628XG Delft

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Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Delft en Westland
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 331 739,00
COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
France
Net EU contribution
€ 258 257,13
Address
Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15

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Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 479 620,37
VERMON SA
France
Net EU contribution
€ 206 931,25
Address
67 Rue Fromentel
37000 Tours

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Centre — Val de Loire Centre — Val de Loire Indre-et-Loire
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 620 793,75
PHILIPS FRANCE COMMERCIAL
France
Net EU contribution
€ 74 250,00
Address
33 Rue De Verdun
92150 Suresnes

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Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Hauts-de-Seine
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 297 000,00
MURATA INTEGRATED PASSIVE SOLUTIONS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 187 500,00
Address
2 Rue De La Girafe
14000 Caen

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Normandie Basse-Normandie Calvados
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 750 000,00
OKMETIC OY
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 239 000,00
Address
Piitie 2
01510 Vantaa

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Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 956 000,00
TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT OY
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 128 128,44
Address
Tekniikantie 21
02150 Espoo

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Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 237 952,81
TIKITIN OY

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Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Tietotie 3
02150 Espoo

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 7 729,63
AALTO KORKEAKOULUSAATIO SR
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 116 840,50
Address
Otakaari 1
02150 Espoo

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Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 216 989,50
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG EV
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 530 066,25
Address
Hansastrasse 27c
80686 Munchen

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Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 984 408,75
OSYPKA AG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 224 375,00
Address
Earl H Wood Strasse 1
79618 Rheinfelden Baden

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Baden-Württemberg Freiburg Lörrach
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 673 125,00
FINETECH GMBH & CO KG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 24 761,69
Address
Boxberger Strasse 14
12681 Berlin

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Berlin Berlin Berlin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 74 285,06
INSTITUT FUER MIKROELEKTRONIK STUTTGART
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 279 810,13
Address
Allmandring Strasse 30a
70569 Stuttgart

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Baden-Württemberg Stuttgart Stuttgart, Stadtkreis
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 519 647,37
MULTI CHANNEL SYSTEMS MCS GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 150 000,00
Address
Aspenhaustrasse 21
72770 Reutlingen

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Region
Baden-Württemberg Tübingen Reutlingen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 600 000,00
JOHNSON MATTHEY PIEZO PRODUCTS GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 43 037,25
Address
Bahnhofstrasse 43
96257 Redwitz

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Region
Bayern Oberfranken Lichtenfels
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 172 149,00
CATENA GERMANY GMBH

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Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 90 279,00
Address
Am Brauhaus 1
01099 Dresden

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Sachsen Dresden Dresden, Kreisfreie Stadt
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 361 116,00
3D-Micromac AG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 194 843,75
Address
Technologie-campus 8
09126 Chemnitz

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Sachsen Chemnitz Chemnitz
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 584 531,25
CORTEC GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 100 937,50
Address
Neuer Messplatz 3
79108 Freiburg Im Breisgau

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Baden-Württemberg Freiburg Freiburg im Breisgau, Stadtkreis
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 302 812,50
DYCONEX AG
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 65 623,75
Address
Grindelstrasse 40
8303 Bassersdorf

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Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Zürich Zürich
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 262 495,00
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK - NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, CORK
Ireland
Net EU contribution
€ 279 764,63
Address
Western Road
T12 YN60 Cork

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Ireland Eastern and Midland Dublin
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 519 562,87
ANALOG DEVICES INTERNATIONAL UNLIMITED COMPANY
Ireland
Net EU contribution
€ 75 375,00
Address
Bay F1 Raheen Industrial Estate
V94N4V2 Limerick

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Ireland Southern Mid-West
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 301 500,00
BRIVANT LIMITED
Ireland
Net EU contribution
€ 117 500,00
Address
Parkmore West Business Park
H91 CK22 Galway

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Ireland Northern and Western West
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 470 000,00
CREGANNA UNLIMITED COMPANY
Ireland
Net EU contribution
€ 132 375,00
Address
Parkmore West Ballybrit
H91 Galway

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Ireland Eastern and Midland Dublin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 529 500,00
SILEX MICROSYSTEMS AB
Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 445 037,50
Address
Bruttovagen 1
175 26 Jarvalla

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Region
Östra Sverige Stockholm Stockholms län
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 1 780 150,00
INSTITUTO DE TELECOMUNICACOES
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 69 562,50
Address
Campus Universitario De Santiago Universidade De Aveiro
3810 193 Gloria E Vera Cruz

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 129 187,50
PDM E FC PROJECTO DESENVOLVIMENTO MANUTENCAO FORMACAO E CONSULTADORIALDA
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 180 929,69
Address
R Amadeu Sousa Cardoso 20 1 Dto
1300 066 Lisboa

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Continente Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 542 789,06
INESC ID - INSTITUTO DE ENGENHARIADE SISTEMAS E COMPUTADORES, INVESTIGACAO E DESENVOLVIMENTO EM LISBOA
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 182 437,50
Address
Rua Alves Redol 9
1000 029 Lisboa

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Region
Continente Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 338 812,50
BRIO APPS ALPHASIP S.L.

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Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 111 877,19
Address
C/ Maria De Luna 11, Nave 13
50018 Zaragoza

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Noreste Aragón Zaragoza
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 335 631,56
CONSORCIO CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION BIOMEDICA EN RED M.P.
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 153 125,00
Address
Calle Monforte De Lemos 5
28029 Madrid

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Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 284 375,00
CIKAUTXO S COOP

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Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 111 826,99
Address
Bo Magdalena 2b
48710 Berriatua

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Region
Noreste País Vasco Bizkaia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 447 307,94
FUNDACION CENTRO DE CIRUGIA DE MINIMA INVASION JESUS USON
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 102 053,00
Address
Carretera Nacional 521 Km 41 8
10071 Caceres

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Extremadura Cáceres
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 189 527,00
UNIVERSIDAD DE ZARAGOZA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 151 652,38
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
€ 281 640,12
UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 143 448,81
Address
Avenida De Seneca 2
28040 Madrid

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Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 266 404,94
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELECTRONICA CENTRUM
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 631 319,94
Address
Kapeldreef 75
3001 Leuven

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Vlaams Gewest Prov. Vlaams-Brabant Arr. Leuven
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 1 172 451,31
ENERGIATUDOMANYI KUTATOKOZPONT
Hungary
Net EU contribution
€ 172 812,50
Address
Konkoly Thege Miklos Ut 29-33
1121 Budapest

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Region
Közép-Magyarország Budapest Budapest
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 320 937,50
TERMESZETTUDOMANYI KUTATOKOZPONT
Hungary
Net EU contribution
€ 38 281,25
Address
Magyar Tudosok Korutja 2
1117 Budapest

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Region
Közép-Magyarország Budapest Budapest
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 71 093,75
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI ROMA TRE
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 105 000,00
Address
Via Ostiense 133
00154 Roma

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Region
Centro (IT) Lazio Roma
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 195 000,00
FONDAZIONE BRUNO KESSLER
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 47 013,75
Address
Via Santa Croce 77
38122 Trento

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Region
Nord-Est Provincia Autonoma di Trento Trento
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 87 311,25
PICOSUN OY
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 82 593,75
Address
Tietotie 3
02150 Espoo

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 247 781,25
COMELEC SA
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 57 915,63
Address
Rue De La Paix 129
2300 La Chaux-de-fonds

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Espace Mittelland Neuchâtel
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 173 746,87
IBERHOSPITEX SA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 117 304,69
Address
Avinguda Catalunya 4
08185 Llissa De Vall

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Este Cataluña Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 351 914,06
ALPHASIP SANTA CLARA NANOMEDICAL USA NANOCARDIOCOCO SOCIEDAD LIMITADA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 35 810,31
Address
C/ Maria De Luna 11 Nave 13
50018 Zaragoza

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Noreste Aragón Zaragoza
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 107 430,94