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Business Lead of Organ-on-Chip Center Twente - University of Twente | Organ-on-Chip Center Twente   

Berend van Meer is an Organ-on-Chip researcher and valorisation officer with a special focus towards industrial and/or clinical application of the Translational Organ-on-Chip Platform, developed at the University of Twente in the group of Prof. Albert van den Berg. Berend is also appointed at the Leiden University Medical Center, where his research in the group of Prof. Christine Mummery aims at qualification and clinical translation of stem cell derived Heart-on-Chip devices. Berend is the Business Lead of the Organ-on-Chip Center Twente and dedicated to bring OoC research to industrial applications in close collaboration with regional, national and international companies and end users.

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ORGAN-ON-CHIP CENTER TWENTE

The Organ-on-Chip Center Twente is a center of expertise aimed to bring together researchers interested in Organ-on-Chip and share their knowledge. The affiliated UT scientists, across all faculties, are encouraged to share their vision on the topic of Organs-on-Chips, discuss the latest developments in the field, explore practical collaborations and participate in writing research proposals. Equally important, the Organ-on-Chip Center Twente aims to facilitate services to researchers and companies outside of the UT and give them access to the technology developed here in order to accelerate innovation and real-world application.

The Organ-on-Chip Center Twente has two scientific leads (Liliana Moreira Teixeira & Andries van der Meer) and a business lead (Berend van Meer).