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.

Mission of Argotech is provide to worldwide customers manufacturing services, customized product design and process development, engineering services and consulting in the field of optics, electronics and mechanics.

For 160 years, Politecnico di Torino has been educating engineers, architects, designers and urban planners with integrity, a rigorous approach and according to high quality standards. These professionals have been playing an important role in the growth of our city, our industry and our country.

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.

Universiteit Maastricht has 5 faculties including Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (FHML). This latter faculty is linked to the Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC). FHML and MUMC 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.

Ghent University (UGent) is the 2nd largest university in Belgium. Participating labs are the Photonics Research Group (optics and chip technology), IBiTech-bioMMeda (arterial mechanics and physiology) and IDLab (signal processing expertise)

Microchip Technology Caldicot Ltd is a leading provider of smart, connected and secure embedded control solutions. The company’s solutions serve more than 120,000 customers across the industrial, automotive, consumer, aerospace and defense, communications and computing markets.

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.

INSERM is a French public scientific and technological institute dedicated to biomedical research and human health. Among the most prestigious research institutions in the world, it is involved in the entire range of activities from the laboratory to the patient’s bedside. One of this teams is dedicated to clinical research concerning large arteries. INSERM is associated with Université de Paris, which has a strong dominance in biology, medicine and biotech.