Partners

Coordinator

The Biomedical Photonic Imaging (BMPI) group investigates the use of light for biomedical purposes. The final aim is to develop optical and hybrid optical-acoustical technologies for medical diagnosis, in particular in the fields of oncology, rheumatology and wound healing. Physiological properties of primary interest are aremicrocirculatory blood flow, hemoglobin concentrations, and blood oxygenation. The approaches include physical research into light-tissue interaction and its measurement, biomedical engineering to realize suitable instrumentation for in-vivo use, and clinical evaluation together with several medical partners.

Partners

PA Imaging R&D B.V.
PA Imaging R&D B.V.’s prime focus is on (early) breast cancer detection. With this purpose, PA Imaging occupies itself with the further development and optimisation of the technology, integration of key technological components and industrialisation of photoacoustic mammography.
Stichting Medisch Spectrum Twente
Within the MST, the Center for Breast Care is a multidisciplinary center for the diagnosis, treatment and management of breast cancer. The Center offers a team of radiologists, surgeon-oncologists, nurse specialists and breast care nurses, in collaboration with other health care providers. The mission is to rapidly and expertly arrive at accurate diagnosis for the start of the appropriate therapy.
University College London Video
The Photoacoustic Imaging Group at University College London has been responsible for many significant developments in photoacoustic detection and excitation instrumentation, image reconstruction algorithms, spectroscopic methods and the in vivo application of the technique.
University of Bern Video
The division of “Biomedical Photonics BP” focuses on research and development of application methods of laser in medicine, including optoacoustic imaging, laser tissue soldering, cilia and mucociliary transport imaging, and various femtosecond laser applications. The department serves as a competent link between physics orientated basic research and medical and biological oriented fields.
Brno University of Technology Video
The Supercomputing Technologies Research Group focuses on the architecture and programming of advanced computers and supercomputers cluster, development of efficient high performance scientific codes, their optimization, tuning and deployment. The group has a strong background in medical software development including the k-Wave toolbox focused on nonlinear acoustic including optoacoustic imaging, tissue realistic thermal models
Imasonic SAS
Imasonic main scientific skills are in the production and detection of ultrasounds in the 20 kHz -20 MHz frequency range, techniques for focused emission and reception of energy in space, and elements arrays. Imasonic markets emerging medical applications in monitoring, therapy, and therapy combined with imaging and new innovating applications in the diagnostic field,
EKSPLA
EKSPLA is producing lasers for Scientific, Biomedical and Industrial applications and supply lasers for industrial equipment manufacturers. High peak power laser systems; short pulse generation and amplification; tunable nonlinear OPO/OPG/OPA; nonlinear spectroscopy are among core competencies of EKSPLA
tp21 GmbH
tp21 is specialized in the planning and management of European interdisciplinary RTD projects mainly in the medical and medical technology field. The TP21 management methodology considers all aspects of the scientific-technological value creation chain necessary to enable the implementation of research projects, dissemination/marketing, and exploitation.