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06 September 2017

 

BTech is proud to announce the official accreditation as private research institution (Agrément pour un organisme de recherche qui relève du secteur privé) by the Luxembourgish Ministry of Economy.

28 August 2017

 

BTech becomes member of the LRRK2 Consortium organised by The Michael J Fox Foundation. This membership is valid until December 2020. The consortium comprises researchers and drug makers studying and/or therapeutically targeting LRRK2 Within the LRRK2 Consortium, BTech aims to contribute with its proprietary Midbrain organoid technology to ongoing efforts to understand, model, and eventually treat Parkinson’s disease caused by mutations in the gene LRRK2.

 

 

 

                                                             

7 July 2017

Evotec and BTech collaborate.       

Evotec AG in Hamburg/Germany and BTech recently entered a first joint agreement in the field of gene-editing in order to generate cell lines with an application for lysosomal storage disorders. Both parties anticipate that this is just a first step towards a more intense future collaboration. Prof. Dr. Jens Schwamborn CSO of BTech, commented: "I am very happy about this new collaboration. Evotec and BTech have great collaborative approaches and I am looking forward to the future interactions".

 

Evotec is a drug discovery alliance and development partnership company focused on rapidly progressing innovative product approaches with leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, academics, patient advocacy groups and venture capitalists. The Company has established a unique position by assembling top-class scientific experts and integrating state-of-the-art technologies as well as substantial experience and expertise in key therapeutic areas including neuroscience, diabetes and complications of diabetes, pain and inflammation, oncology and infectious diseases. On this basis, Evotec has built a broad and deep pipeline of more than 80 partnered product opportunities at clinical, pre-clinical and discovery stages (EVT Innovate). Evotec has established multiple long-term discovery alliances with partners including Bayer, CHDI, Sanofi or UCB and development partnerships with e.g. with Sanofi in the field of diabetes, with Pfizer in the field of tissue fibrosis and Celgene in the field of neurodegenerative diseases. For additional information please go to www.evotec.com or follow @EvotecAG on Twitter .

15 June 2017

BTech awarded “Healthcare startup 2017” at Luxembourg Healthcare Summit.

 First held in 2014, the Luxembourg Healthcare Summit is a central event for idea exchange and networking for healthcare professionals and researchers in the country and beyond. Over 100 participants joined the event on 15 June 2017 to discuss current issues of P4 medicine, participate in workshops and enjoy the networking opportunities with other local and international experts. 

At the award-ceremony, BTech was honored with the Healthcare Startup award for the 3D Brain-on-a-Chip technology.

“We are delighted to be recognized with this prestigious award”, says Prof. Jens Schwamborn, “It shows that our technology is seen as an important step to advance P4 medicine for neurodegenerative diseases.” 

 

01 July 2016

Mind & Market forum Luxembourg 2015 was a unique experience and the starting point for the spin-off BTech. See in a video by Deloitte Luxembourg how BTech's team and other winning project-holders think about this exciting event: Mind & Market in Luxembourg

 

26 May 2016

And the BioVaria Spin-off Audience Award goes to... Braingineering Technologies! (BioVaria Munich 2016)

 

17 May 2016

CTO Dr. Silvia Bolognin will present at Advance in Cell and Tissue Culture in Barcelona, May 30 - June 1, 2016, hosted by Kirkstall Ltd. Listen to her talk and get to know BTech's innovative Brain-on-a-Chip technology and brain organoid models. (Kirkstall Ltd)

 

06 May 2016

BTech was chosen to show case in the Start-up Area on May 24, 2016, as part of the IATI Biomed 2016 Conference in Tel Aviv. Meet with CSO Prof. Dr. Jens Schwamborn with the exhibitor number 76! 

 

20 April 2016

BTech has been selected to pitch at BioVaria in Munich on May 17, 2016. Prof. Dr. Jens Schwamborn (CSO) and Dr. Stephanie Smith-Eckhardt (CEO) will present BTech's business opportunity with its 3D Brain-on-a-Chip technology to potential investors and business partners.

 

25 March 2016

BTech's CTO Dr. Silvia Bolognin speaks at Pan-American Conference for Alternative Methods in Baltimore (U.S.) in April 12-14, 2016. (Johns Hopkins University)

 

20 March 2016

BTech's CEO Dr. Stephanie Smith-Eckhardt at Organ-on-a-Chip Europe 2016 in Cambridge (UK) in April 5-6, 2016. (SELECTBIO)

 

26 January 2016

Article on BTech in paperjam.lu: "Braingineering" - a new method for in vitro drug testing. (paperjam.lu)

 

07 July 2015

BTech wins one of LCSB's research and innovation prizes. (LCSB, University of Luxembourg)

 

01 July 2015

BTech is awarded with jury award at Mind & Market forum in Luxembourg 2015. (Wildgen Law Firm)