News

21
Sep

€4 million grant from EIC-Pathfinder Challenge!

We are happy to announce that we have received a €4 Million grant from the EIC-Pathfinder Challenge. This grant will fund the development of a pumping human Mini-heart and swimming human Bio-Robot by a consortium composed of two companies, River BioMedics (RBM) and NanoScale Systems (Nanoss) GmbH and two universities, the University of Twente and Universidad de Málaga . The project will be...
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01
Jul

River BioMedics attends the European Organ-on-Chip Society 2021 conference

River BioMedics presented during the poster session of the European Organ-on-Chip Society (EUROoCS) 2021 conference as part of the collaboration with the Applied Stem Cell Technologies (AST) group, lead by Prof. Robert Passier from the University of Twente.
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02
Jan

News article on inventions from the University of Twente

River BioMedics was featured as one of the inventions emerging from the University of Twente. Read more in the interview with our Scientific Advisory Board member Prof. Albert van den Berg, in the local newspaper Tubantia!
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23
Aug

We are featured in the Twentsche Courant Tubantia!

In an interview with the local newspaper Tubantia, we explain how we are building our 3D cardiac models and why our high-throughput technology is crucial to perform large drug screens for pharmaceutical companies.
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17
Aug

Tom Boonen joins the River BioMedics team

Tom is joining River BioMedics as an assistent scientist, specialised in microfluidics and organ-on-chip. He will be working on the development of River BioMedic’s high-throughput platform. Happy to have him on board!
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11
Jul

Television item on River BioMedics’ innovative technology

River BioMedics was featured in “Nederland maakt het” a Dutch television show about innovative companies in The Netherlands. Watch our item below to hear more about what we do to improve cardiac drug discovery!
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24
Jun

Modeling and attacking COVID-19 with Organs-on-Chips

Together with researchers from the Leiden University Medical center and the University of Twente, and in collaboration with NCardia we are going to develop a heart-on-chip model to determine the effects of a COVID19 infection and of COVID19 pharmacotherapies on the heart. For this project we received funding from Health~Holland.
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22
Jun

Interview with our director Marcelo Ribeiro

Our director Marcelo Ribeiro was featured as one of the enterprising innovators from the University of Twente. Read the interview here!
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