STARSTEM kicks off in Galway

A two-day kick-off meeting took place on January 17th and 18th at the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway’s north campus. The meeting was hosted by the project Coordinator, Prof. Martin Leahy and post-doctoral researcher V. J. Raghavan of the Tissue Optics and Microcirculation Imaging (TOMI) group. All partner organizations were in attendance: the Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI) at NUI Galway, Universitá degli Studi di Genova, Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM), University of Cambridge, Fundacio Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques (ICFO), Ithera Medical GmbH, Pintail Limited, and Biorigen SRL.

The STARSTEM team gathers at NUI Galway.

Herein, partners introduced themselves, their organisations, described their core research facilities and its areas of expertise. Then, work package leaders presented the objectives, tasks and deliverables. Discussions ensued, and action points were recorded.

The next STARSTEM plenary meeting will be hosted by Dr Chiara Gentili of the University of Genoa (UNIGE) in 6 months time.

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