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Skin Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine: From skin repair to regeneration

Project description

Training a new generation of scientists in skin organogenesis

Treating skin burns and large trauma using transplantation of autologous split-thickness skin carries a number of serious drawbacks, including pain, mobility-limiting contractures and disfiguring scars. The EU-funded SkinTERM project aims to address wound healing in a completely different way, recapitulating skin embryonic development in adults while striving to regenerate rather than repair skin. Skin organogenesis will be induced by key elements taken from the extracellular matrix of foetal skin and the skin of species that exhibit no scarring in the regeneration process and by employing (stem) cells from relevant cellular origins. The project aims to create a new generation of entrepreneurial, multidisciplinary scientists with intersectoral training and excellent career prospects in either academia, industry or government.

Coordinator

STICHTING RADBOUD UNIVERSITEIT
Net EU contribution
€ 531 239,76
Address
Houtlaan 4
6525 XZ Nijmegen
Netherlands

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Region
Oost-Nederland Gelderland Arnhem/Nijmegen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (7)

UNIVERSIDADE DO ALGARVE
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 237 720,24
Address
Campus De Penha
8005 139 Faro

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Region
Continente Algarve Algarve
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
STICHTING VUMC
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 265 619,88
Address
De Boelelaan 1117
1081 HV Amsterdam

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Region
West-Nederland Noord-Holland Groot-Amsterdam
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
MEDSKIN SOLUTIONS DR.SUWELACK AG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 252 788,40
Address
Josef-suwelack-strasse 2
48727 Billerbeck

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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
Nordrhein-Westfalen Münster Coesfeld
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
HELMHOLTZ ZENTRUM MUENCHEN DEUTSCHES FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM FUER GESUNDHEIT UND UMWELT GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 758 365,20
Address
Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1
85764 Neuherberg

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Region
Bayern Oberbayern München, Landkreis
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 303 172,56
Address
Stockton Road The Palatine Centre
DH1 3LE Durham

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Region
North East (England) Tees Valley and Durham Durham CC
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITAT ZURICH
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 562 553,28
Address
Ramistrasse 71
8006 Zurich

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Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Zürich Zürich
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CUTISS AG
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 281 276,64
Address
Weinbergstrasse 35 Wyss Translational Center Zurich Denovos
8006 Zurich

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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 Zürich Zürich
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00