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On-demand production of entirely customised minimally invasive medical devices

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 680820

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 September 2015

  • End date

    31 August 2018

Funded under:

H2020-EU.2.1.5.1.

  • Overall budget:

    € 4 528 568,75

  • EU contribution

    € 4 528 568,75

Coordinated by:

FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.

Germany

Objective

With the development of powerful real-time imaging modalities, the sector of minimally invasive surgery has grown massively in the last decades. The easy and reliable navigation of the medical devices used in these environments is one of the key aspects for the success of such an operation. Currently, only a limited spectrum of devices for these interventions is available defined by the medical device manufacturers. The physician has to choose from this available (predefined) product range. However, for a successful outcome of advanced minimally invasive interventions it is essential to fulfil the needs of the physician who has to solve a complex task: navigating and operating in the human vascular system without having a direct view. Each physician has her or his own imagination of the ideal device for a specific intervention regarding handling and visibility. To maximise the ease of use of the medical devices and, thus, to optimise the outcome of the intervention a customised product would be the perfect solution.

Therefore, the OPENMIND will develop the first highly flexible process chain for the on-demand production of entirely customised minimally invasive medical devices. This process chain will close the gap between efficiently produced standard products and individually designed products, enabling even the production of small batch sizes down to single batches in a continuous, automated and fully monitored process chain. The OPENMIND project will be using a guide wire as demonstrator device for showing the successful outcome of the project. The process chain will be completed by a comprehensive monitoring and data mining toolset. All relevant process data will be monitored and analysed in order to reduce development times by predicting appropriate parameter sets for the manufacturing of new customised products. Furthermore, the data will be used to realise automated optimisation of the running process.
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Coordinator

FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.

Address

Hansastrasse 27c
80686 Munchen

Germany

Activity type

Research Organisations

EU Contribution

€ 769 246,25

Participants (8)

DIRIBET SPOL SRO

Czechia

EU Contribution

€ 381 978,75

IRIS TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, SOCIEDAD LIMITADA

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 508 125

FONDAZIONE POLITECNICO DI MILANO

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 188 958,75

NANO4IMAGING GMBH

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 302 090

BLUEACRE TECHNOLOGY LIMITED

Ireland

EU Contribution

€ 600 295

TAMPONCOLOR TC - DRUCKMASCHINEN GMBH

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 574 996,25

GIMAC INTERNATIONAL SRL

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 612 853,75

IN-CORE SYSTEMES

France

EU Contribution

€ 590 025

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 680820

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 September 2015

  • End date

    31 August 2018

Funded under:

H2020-EU.2.1.5.1.

  • Overall budget:

    € 4 528 568,75

  • EU contribution

    € 4 528 568,75

Coordinated by:

FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.

Germany

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