News/Events

PLS at EPNIC conference

Two PLS abstracts accepted by ESPNIC conference Two abstracts are accepted by the ESPNIC (The European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care) conference, which is hosted online at 15-18 June . The follwing abstracts are submitted: – ‘Towards a Premature Fetal Manikin for Model-Driven Simulation to Validate Perinatal Life Support Technologies‘ by J.S. van Haren,…

News item in Leaps.org

Leaps.org: Artificial Wombs Are Getting Closer to Reality for Premature Babies – Stav Dimitropoulos – 23 September 2020 – The PLS consortium created a mannequin of 24 weeks-old fetus replicated from MR imaging. Leaps.org published an interesting news item about the mannequin. Read the news item here.

News item in ‘Het Financieele Dagblad’

Het Financieele Dagblad: Artificial uterus must fool fetus article. –Lex Rietman – 13 February 2021- The Netherlands is also working on the development of an artificial uterus. The TU/e – together with universities from Aachen and Milan – received a subsidy of € 2.90 million from the EU H2020 program for this. One of the…

LifeTec Group’s view on being a partner in PLS

Read more about the role of our PLS partner, LifeTec Group, in PLS and their perspective on being involved in the project. Full story: https://www.lifetecgroup.com/cases-papers-platforms-services/perinatal-life-support Photo credits: LifeTec Group 2020

PLS-complimentary project Juno

PLS-complimentary project Juno Perinatal Healthcare was awarded one of five Eindhoven Engine innovation projects Article translated and adapted from Linkmagazine (Dutch) With an investment of more than € 2.2 million, various innovative challenging projects with potential impact on society and the economy are given additional funds from Eindhoven Engine. Together these projects represent an investment of…

Consortium meeting

First consortium meeting of the international project “Perinatal Life Support” On the 2nd of June, the first consortium meeting of the international project “Perinatal Life Support (PLS)” was held. Due to the current circumstances, the consortium meeting was held via teleconference. The PLS project aims to develop an artificial womb to increase the chances of…

Kick-off meeting

The kick-off of an international project titled “Perinatal Life Support” On November 13th and 14th, the kick-off of an international project titled “Perinatal Life Support” (PLS) was held in Eindhoven, Netherlands. This 5-year project falls under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 FET Open Program to fund projects on new ideas for radically new future technologies.…