Pump-priming awardees confirmed:

3DbioNet received 21 eligible applications in total, and had a final ranking review call with our advisory board on Friday August 30th, the outcome of which we are pleased to share. We were only able to fund four projects in this round, there are many more we would have liked to have funded. The four successful projects are as follows:

Award amount: £45,750
Principal Investigator:
 Dr Ipsita Roy 
Institution: University of Sheffield, Material Science and Engineering
Project title: A natural and sustainable biomaterial-based 3D model of healthy cardiac tissue

Award amount: £63,980
Principal Investigator: Prof Ruth Cameron
Institution: Cambridge Centre for Medical Materials / Materials Science and Metallurgy
Project title: Directing respiratory organoid development via tailored three-dimensional macromolecular environments

Award amount: £57,906
Principal Investigator: Dr Eirini Velliou
Institution: Bioprocess and Biochemical Engineering group (BioProChem), Department of Chemical and Process Engineering
Project title: On the design of a biomimetic 3D printed metastasis prototype of primary ovarian cancer – towards Personalised Healthcare

Award amount: £53,950
Principal Investigator: Dr Iestyn Pope
Institution: Cardiff University, School of Biosciences
Project title: Incorporating deuterium into 3D organoids to identify cell types and track cellular metabolic rates using CARS microscopy.

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