Press Archives

  • 9 March 2022: First OPTOMICS publication now available in the journal of Human Molecular Genetics!

    9 March 2022: First OPTOMICS publication now available in the journal of Human Molecular Genetics!

    9 March 2022: First OPTOMICS publication now available in the journal of Human Molecular Genetics! The first peer-reviewed publication of the OPTOMICS project is now out in Human Molecular Genetics! Led by the team at University of Tartu and utilizing Estonian Biobank data, the article titled ‘Multi-ancestry genome-wide association study …Read More »
  • 22 February 2022: OPTOMICS Partner, Nightgale Health, featured in Startup Health magazine

    22 February 2022: OPTOMICS Partner, Nightgale Health, featured in Startup Health magazine

    22 February 2022: OPTOMICS Partner, Nightgale Health, featured in Startup Health magazine OPTOMICS partner, Nightingale Health was featured in a 7-page article in StartUp Health Magazine! The article, titled “Nightingale Is Reinventing Preventative Health One Blood Draw at a Time,” gives an excellent overview of mission, technology, and recent achievements …Read More »
  • 16 February 2022: Complementary Digital Twin Project, Neurotwin, in WIRED magazine!

    16 February 2022: Complementary Digital Twin Project, Neurotwin, in WIRED magazine!

    16 February 2022: Complementary Digital Twin Project, Neurotwin, in WIRED magazine! On February 15th, 2022, Complementary EU Horizon 2020 project, Neurotwin (Grant No. 101017716) was featured in Wired Magazine! The article discusses the background of the project as well as the future of Digital Twin technologies for personalized healthcare. The …Read More »
  • 21 January 2022: OPTOMICS 1st Consortium Meeting and Ethics Workshop

    21 January 2022: OPTOMICS 1st Consortium Meeting and Ethics Workshop

    21 January 2022: OPTOMICS 1st Consortium Meeting and Ethics Workshop On January 21th, 2022, the OPTOMICS partners and researchers met for the 1st Ethics Workshop and 1st Consortium Meeting. During the Ethics Workshop, all members of the project were trained on protocols to ensure proper care is taken toward the …Read More »
  • 13 December 2021: Raster-Scan Optoacoustic Mesoscopy (RSOM) Press Release!

    13 December 2021: Raster-Scan Optoacoustic Mesoscopy (RSOM) Press Release!

    13 December 2021: Raster-Scan Optoacoustic Mesoscopy (RSOM) Press Release! The achievements of the Technical University of Munich in developing the innovative raster-scan optoacoustic mesoscopy (RSOM) technology are featured in a new press release from the Technical University of Munich. The article describes the development of the RSOM through TUM-coordinated EU …Read More »
  • 24 November 2021: EC Innovation Award 2021

    24 November 2021: EC Innovation Award 2021

    24 November 2021: EC Innovation Award 2021 A precursor project to OPTOMICS, project INNODERM through which the RSOM was developed was chosen to receive the European Commission’s 2021 ECS Innovation Award. On 24 November 2021, at the annual European Forum for Electronic Components and Systems (EFECS) meeting, Coordinator Prof. Vasilis …Read More »
  • 17 November 2021: Digital Twins First Cross-Project Collaboration Meeting

    17 November 2021: Digital Twins First Cross-Project Collaboration Meeting

    17 November 2021: Digital Twins First Cross-Project Collaboration Meeting On November 17, the three Complementary Beneficiaries of the Digital Twins for Life Sciences call (OPTOMICS, Neurotwin, and DIGIPREDICT) met for their first full-team Cross-Project Collaboration Meeting. The closed discussion was held as the capstone to the EPFL Digital Twin Days …Read More »
  • 31 August 2021: Prof. Ele Zeggini’s research in full focus in Greek daily newspaper, Kathimerini

    31 August 2021: Prof. Ele Zeggini’s research in full focus in Greek daily newspaper, Kathimerini

    31 August 2021: Prof. Ele Zeggini’s research in full focus in Greek daily newspaper, Kathimerini OPTOMICS partner HMGU PI, Professor Ele Zeggini, was featured in a full length article in the Greek daily newspaper, Kathimerini. The article discusses her research career thus far and the new directions she is currently …Read More »
  • 24-27 August 2021: RSOM at EMIM 2021

    24-27 August 2021: RSOM at EMIM 2021

    24-27 August 2021: RSOM at EMIM 2021 OPTOMICS partner TUM and its technology RSOM had a strong presence at the European Society of Molecular Imaging Meeting (EMIM) 2021 in Göttingen, Germany. There were several presentations and posters by researchers including a plenary talk about bimodal optical/optoacoustic imaging by former IBMI …Read More »
  • 20-25 June 2021: OPTOMICS at World of Photonics ECBO Congress

    20-25 June 2021: OPTOMICS at World of Photonics ECBO Congress

    20-25 June 2021: OPTOMICS at World of Photonics ECBO Congress OPTOMICS Coordinator, Vasilis Ntziachristos, gave a keynote lecture titled “The talk was titled ‘A New Era for the Optical Method” at the World of Photonics Congress, which bundles various topical conferences under one roof under the organization by Messe München …Read More »
  • 16 June 2021: IBMI, parent organization of OPTOMICS, launches a Women’s Organization

    16 June 2021: IBMI, parent organization of OPTOMICS, launches a Women’s Organization

    16 June 2021: IBMI, parent organization of OPTOMICS, launches a Women’s Organization The Institute for Biological and Medical Imaging (Munich Imaging) has launched a new organization called Women of IBMI, with the purpose of promoting women in science. The club will serve to provide mentors and female speakers, introduce role …Read More »
  • 8 June 2021: OPTOMICS at Zeiss Symposium

    8 June 2021: OPTOMICS at Zeiss Symposium

    8 June 2021: OPTOMICS at Zeiss Symposium OPTOMICS Coordinator, Vasilis Ntziachristos, gave a keynote lecture at the Zeiss symposium on Optics in Medicine. The symposium hosted speakers from scientific and industry backgrounds in the field of optics. More information can be found on the Zeiss Symposium website: ZEISS SymposiumRead More »
  • 10-12 May 2021: OPTOMICS at 8th Helmholtz Diabetes Conference

    10-12 May 2021: OPTOMICS at 8th Helmholtz Diabetes Conference

    10-12 May 2021: OPTOMICS at 8th Helmholtz Diabetes Conference The 8th Helmholtz Diabetes Conference was held from May 10-12, 2021, in a virtual format. During the meeting, Prof. Eleftheria Zeggini gave the keynote lecture, titled “Next generation association studies of cardiometabolic traits,” in which she discussed the OPTOMICS project and …Read More »
  • 2 March 2021: OPTOMICS featured on FETFx cross-media communication platform

    2 March 2021: OPTOMICS featured on FETFx cross-media communication platform

    2 March 2021: OPTOMICS featured on FETFx cross-media communication platform The OPTOMICS project, which is funded by the EU Horizon 2020 FET Proactive Emerging Paradigms and Communities (FETPROACT-EIC-07-2020) initiative, was featured on the FETFx website. FETFx is a cross-media communication platform designed to provide updates on FET funded projects. To …Read More »
  • 23 February 2021: OPTOMICS Kick-Off Meeting

    23 February 2021: OPTOMICS Kick-Off Meeting

    23 February 2021: OPTOMICS Kick-Off Meeting On February 23, 2021, the OPTOMICS partners met for the first time as a consortium. The principal investigators of each member organization of the consortium introduced themselves, their institute or enterprise, and key personnel that will be involved in the project. Furthemore, important deadlines …Read More »
  • 18 February 2021: OPTOMICS project featured on the EU Horizon 2020 website

    18 February 2021: OPTOMICS project featured on the EU Horizon 2020 website

    18 February 2021: OPTOMICS project featured on the EU Horizon 2020 website The European Commission Horizon 2020 website has released an editorial article about the OPTOMICS project featuring information about the project and consortium partners, and including quotes from project scientists. To read the full article on the H2020 homepage, …Read More »
  • 11 February 2021: Ele Zeggini gives HMGU Townhall Seminar to introduce OPTOMICS

    11 February 2021: Ele Zeggini gives HMGU Townhall Seminar to introduce OPTOMICS

    11 February 2021: Ele Zeggini gives HMGU Townhall Seminar to introduce OPTOMICS Professor Ele Zeggini (PI of partner HMGU in the OPTOMICS project) gave a presentation to introduce the OPTOMICS project at the Helmholtz Center Munich’s Townhall Meeting today. The meeting was closed to the public but was highly attended …Read More »
  • Hello World! The OPTOMICS Project has begun.

    Hello World! The OPTOMICS Project has begun.

    January 1, 2021 marks the start of the EU Horizon 2020 FET Proactive project, OPTOMICS (GA No. 101017802). The project aims to research methodology that can deliver a paradigm shift in type-2 diabetes healthcare, by integrating molecular phenotyping, phenotypic measurements in humans, representative of diabetes onset and progression, measured by …Read More »