Chemelot Ventures BV, Limburg Business Development Fund BV (LBDF) and the current shareholders have decided to jointly invest €1.4 million in Materiomics BV, located at the Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus. This financing round will be used to develop prototypes of medical devices with a smart surface structure like stents, catheters, breast implants, teeth implants and artificial hips. The smart surface structures will be developed in close cooperation with research institute MERLN at Maastricht University, MUMC+ and industrial partners. The entire text of the press release can be found here.
Jan de Boer and Pamela Habibovic held their double inaugural lecture and accepted their professorships at Maastricht University
Their lecture was entitled ‘Teach me to dance: the tango between bio and materials’. This refreshingly playful lecture was delivered in the creative spirit of the MERLN Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine. You can view the video of the inaugural lecture of Jan and Pamela below.