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Biomedica on the Move 2021
Innovative Materials in Life Sciences
In combination with MDR-CONFERENCE.NRW

May 25, 2021, 9:00 am -17:15 pm

Online live from the Tivoli Aachen

From novel materials to certified medical devices: follow workshops, lectures from academia and industry as well as pitches from innovative SMEs to get an insight into medical applications of tomorrow.
Look for new collaborations and find business connections during online matchmaking sessions in the morning and afternoon.


We cordially invite you to attend this third edition of "Biomedica on the Move" that is exceptionally organized as a combination of:

  • 4 parallel online workshops targeting MDR issues in the morning

  • Biomedica on the move session as MATMED event focusing on innovative materials in the afternoon

  • MDR-CONFERENCE with a common keynote in the late afternoon

  • 2 EEN 1-1 matchmaking sessions during the whole day


Registration is free of charge but without exception mandatory.


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The Program

 The link to connect will be provided by email to the registered participants.


09.00 - 12.00

ONLINE: 4 parallel workshops on MDR in English and/ or German

  • By Nadine Leistner - MEC-ABC GmbH: "Klinische Daten: Klinische Bewertung, PMCF & Co."

  • By Theophil Rieger - Dr. Rieger QMS and Dr. Stephan Küppers - Forschungszentrum Jülich: "Qualitätsmanagement"

  • By Tobias Klingenfuss - TWT Digital Health GmbH: "Software als Medizinprodukt"

  • By Peter Knipp - qcmed GmbH: "Spannungsfeld Haftung und Audit bei Lieferketten"

 The link to connect will be provided by email to the registered online participants.





ONLINE  -  Innovative Materials in Life Sciences

  • Opening

  • Key note lecture
    Innovative Materials for Biomedical Applications
    Thomas Schmitz-Rode, Director Institute of Applied Medical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University


  • Euregional Company Pitches - session MATERIALS (Chair: Dr. Stephan Küppers)

    • Cerhum (Islam Bouakaz): CERamic for HUMan 

    • Vacis (Drs ir. Johan van den Arend Schmidt): Growing patient-own vascular grafts

    • Medical Magnesium (Kilian Reuß): Bioabsorbable magnesium implants in surgical care

       14.10                    Coffee break



  • Key note lecture from industry
    Medical and Life Science in Fujifilm

    Mariëtte Geltink-Verspui, Life Sciences Strategic Business Office Europe, FUJIFILM Europe

  • Euregional Company Pitches - session TECHNOLOGIES (Chair: Akram Idrissi)

    • 3D-Side: Customize. Software Platform for Patient Specific Medical Device

    • IME Medical Electrospinning (Sander de Vos)​: Revolutionizing Medical Devices using Nano-Fiber Technology

    • Lake3D (Petra Doelman): Next generation material jetting to 3D print dental prostheses

    • LightFab GmbH (Martin Hermans): Process chains for 3D glass machining using ultrashort-pulsed laser radiation

       15.40                    Coffee break

13.15 - 13.30




  • Euregional Company Pitches - session DEVICES (Chair: Akram Idrissi)

    • UPyTher B.V. (Geert C. van Almen):  Advanced intraperitoneal drug therapy for the treatment of peritoneal cancer

    • FLT – Future Technologies GmbH (Dipl.-Ing. Björn Sobischek): Innovation in Masks

    • Hemovent (Dr. Oliver Marseille): Next generation Life Support

Biomedica on the move & MDR-CONFERENCE - From innovative materials to a certified medical devices

  • Key note lecture
    Medical Device Regulation (MDR; Regulation (EU) 2017/745) -
    As a manufacturer, what are our main interests so close to implementation?
    Martin Abel, Head of Clinical Regulatory Affairs, Lohmann & Rauscher GmbH & Co. KG

       17.15                    End

Morning and afternoon - EEN Virtual Matchmaking

13.30 - 14.10

09.00 - 12.00

13.00 - 16.00


1-to-1 Matchmaking


Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)  offers the opportunity to plan targeted and time-efficient Business Meetings with companies and Centres of Expertise from Belgium, Germany, The Netherlands and abroad.

Through an online platform, interested parties can present themselves in the run-up to the event with a profile and thus organize targeted appointments at their own discretion.

As soon as profiles are approved Business Meetings can be booked.


Participation is free of charge, and done via a special EEN link: registration to the Business Meetings

The registration is mandatory.

14.10 - 14.15

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15.30 - 16.00



Christa Roos - CEO

@: roos(at)

phone: +49 241 47583-486

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