About us —

A leading
multidisciplinary community

We are a great team with solid experience committed to one of Europe's greatest challenges, balancing the coexistence of quality of life with an ageing population.

19

Partners

7

Countries

36

Months

19 partners around Europe —

An excellent team to boost the EU position in biofabrication

The consortium incorporates experts in the fields of tissue engineering, biomaterials, 3D printing, standardisation and bioethics, and includes world market leaders in additive manufacturing such as Lithoz and Stratasys, and four different University Hospitals, two of them among the largest in Europe (Charité Universitatsmedizin Berlin and Vienna General Hospital).

Partners —

The consortium

We combine the medical and technical track, together with cross-cutting issues such as standardisation and ethical aspects. An integrated vision of regenerative and personalised medicine to make a real impact in society.

ProfactorProfactor
StratasysStratasys
LithozLithoz
FluidinovaFluidinova
3D Matrix3D Matrix
LuxinergyLuxinergy
ElkemElkem
TigerTiger
Universidad Politécnica MadridUniversidad Politécnica Madrid
IPPEIPPE
ICP InstituteICP Institute
Kepler UniversitätsKepler Universitäts
BioMed CenterBioMed Center
Ludwig BoltzmannLudwig Boltzmann
Centre for medical physicsCentre for medical physics
CharitéCharité
TransTissueTransTissue
btibti
UMCUMC
UNEUNE

External Advisory Board —

Our EAB members

INKplants' external advisory board, consists of 8 eminent experts in their respective fields. They will provide peer-peer advice to the INKplant consortium, monitor the project progress and provide valuable input from an external perspective.

Prof. Chee Kai Chua

Prof. Chee Kai Chua

Head of Pillar, Engineering Product Development at the Singapore University of Technology and Design. He is both the world's most published and most cited scientist in Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing, according to “Web of Science”.

Prof.  Jürgen Groll

Prof.  Jürgen Groll

Expert in biomaterials research, especially biofabrication. He holds the chair for Functional Materials in Medicine and Dentistry at University Hospital Würzburg (UKW).

Simon Schlagintweit

Simon Schlagintweit

Lead Auditor for AM specific quality management (ISO/ASTM 52920) in all industry sectors and Medical Expert for Additive Manufacturing at TÜV SÜD. Lead of the working group “Approval” in the mga medical network.

Prof. Arti Ahluwalia

Prof. Arti Ahluwalia

Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Pisa and director of the Research Center "Enrico Piaggio". She coordinated the Horizon 2020 UBORA project which has led to the creation of the UBORA e-platform for collaborative and safe biomedical device design.

Dr. med. Andreas Enz

Dr. med. Andreas Enz

Senior physician at the University Medicine Rostock - Clinic of Orthopedics, Germany. He is a board-certified specialist in orthopedics and trauma surgery.

Prof. Marion Poetz

Prof. Marion Poetz

Associate Professor of Innovation Management at the Department of Strategy and Innovation (SI) at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) and Scientific Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft - Open Innovation in Science Center.

Prof. Lorenzo Moroni

Prof. Lorenzo Moroni

Professor in biofabrication for Regenerative Medicine at Maastricht University (NL), and active in commercial and clinical translation of research ideas and projects.

Prof. Aleksandr Ovsianikov

Prof. Aleksandr Ovsianikov

Head of the Group “3D Printing and Biofabrication” at the TU Wien and the first biofabrication professor in Austria. An elected board member of the International Society for Biofabrication.

Founder and head of research at UpNano GmbH, an Austrian start-up dedicated to commercialization of high-resolution 3D printing and bioprinting.

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