Consortium partners


Imec is a world-leading independent research center for nano electronics and nano technology. Imec’s research bridges the gap between fundamental research at universities and technology development in industry


Medtronic is the world’s largest medical technology company, offering a wide range of innovative therapies within the fields of cardiac and vascular diseases, diabetes, neurological and musculoskeletal conditions.


SIOS Meßtechnik GmbH manufactures laser-interferometric and other types of precision instrumentation for measuring lengths, angles, vibratory motions and derived quantities such as weights, forces, and pressure.


Tyndall has a long and successful track-record participating and coordinating in EU projects. A key focus within these projects is the development of silicon photonic based technologies, where Tyndall is a principal packaging partner.


Ghent University (UGent) is the 2nd largest university in Belgium. Ugent has a group focused on the advanced modeling of cardiovascular interaction, normative values of arterial function and structure.


Institut National de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM) is dedicated to clinical research concerning large arteries INSERM is associatew with Université Paris Descartes, which has a strong dominance in biology, medicine and biotech.


Barts & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry at QMUL is ranked 5th in the country and 1st in London. Its translational research strength has attracted the award of a NIHR Biomedical Research Unit in Cardiovascular Disease.


Universiteit Maastricht has 5 faculties including Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (FHML). This latter faculty is linked to the Academic Hospital Maastricht (AZM). FHML and AZM is dedicated to cardiovascular diseases.


Fundico is a consultancy company with the objective to assist industrial companies and research organisations with submission of financing proposals for research and development and management and coordination of research and development projects.