23/9/2013 08h00 - 27/9/2013 18h00  | 3001, imec, Leuven, Belgium

Scope of this event:

The extended workshop “Nanotechnology for Health” was developed on request from the Flemish doctoral schools. It will bring together engineers in electronics and material sciences, bio-engineers, biologists, chemists, physicists, ... .

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Visionary workshop:

On 23 September there will be an event with a number of visionary lectures, where professionals are invited to think together on trends and roadmaps. The themes that will be covered will include tissue engineering, DNA sequencing but also photo-acoustic imaging, exploring the impact of nanotechnology and nanomaterials.

Main Course:

From 24 to 27 September, we target mainly young researchers and we will cover overviews and provide insight in research in the fields of:
1. Lab-on-chip and Diagnostics
2. Microscopy
3. Nanomaterials
4. Safety and Regulatory Issues
5. Monitoring & Care at home
6. In vivo imaging
The lectures will be given by professors of KU Leuven, UA, UGent, UHasselt, VUB and of course, also by selected imec experts.
In the run up to this “Nanotechnology for Health” course, imec-academy organises from 18 till 20 September 2 parallel course tracks addressing young PhD students to help them in acquiring cross disciplinary skills that are required in the field of Nanotechnology for Health:
1. Basics of Biology for Engineers
2. Basics of Electronics and Photonics for Life-scientists


Visionary workshop: 200 EUR, excl. VAT. (Flemish Academic staff and PhD students – free of charge).
Full course: 1800 EUR, excl. VAT. (Flemish Academic staff and PhD students – free of charge).
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Deadline for subscription : 15th August 2013

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