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Inaugural Meeting: ViCEM


09. November 2017 - 10. November 2017
10:00 - 20:00

9. November 2017:
Van Swieten Saal
Medizinische Universität Wien
Van-Swieten-Gasse 1
1090 Wien 10. November 2017:
Technische Universität Wien
Getreidemarkt 9
1060 Wien

Inaugural Meeting of the Vienna Center for Engineering in Medicine (ViCEM)


November 9th, 2017
Van Swieten Saal, Medical University of Vienna
Van-Swieten-Gasse 1
1090 Wien

11:30: Registration & Snacks

12:30: Welcome Addresses
Siegfried Trattnig, ViCEM Coordinator, MedUni Vienna
Christian Hellmich, ViCEM Coordinator, TU Vienna
Michaela Fritz, Vice Rector Research & Innovation, MedUni Vienna
Johannes Fröhlich, Vice Rector Research & Innovation, TU Vienna


Thematic Cluster "Tissue and Organ Regeneration"

13:00: Re-engineering developmental processes for tissue regeneration (Keynote)
Ivan Martin (University Hospital Basel, Switzerland)

13:40: Cardiovascular tissue regeneration - where do we stand in 2017
Bruno Podesser (Medical University of Vienna, Austria)

14:00: Biological and methodical aspects of research in cartilage regeneration
Sylvia Nürnberger (Medical University of Vienna, Austria)

14:20: Closing Discussion of Thematic Cluster "Tissue and Organ Regeneration"

14:40: Coffee Break


Thematic Cluster "Imaging & Diagnostics"

15:30: Novel imaging methods for osteoarthritis - Where technology meets medicine (Keynote)
Miika Nieminen (Oulu University Hospital, Finnland)

16:10: Mass Spectrometry based imaging - looking at biomolecules in their native environment
Martina Marchetti-Deschmann (Technische Universität Wien, Austria)

16:50: Routine radiomics - big data as a tool for prognostic marker discovery
Georg Langs (Medical University of Vienna, Austria

17:10: Closing Discussion of Thematic Cluster "Imaging & Diagnostics"

19:00: ViCEM Evening Event



November 10th, 2017
TUtheSky, Technische Universität Wien
Getreidemarkt 9
1060 Wien

Thematic Cluster "Biology & Cells"

10:00: Bone adaption to microgravity in space: from skeleton to cytoskeleton (Keynote)
Laurence Vico (INSERM Saint-Etienne, France)

10:40: Imaging beyond the optical diffraction limit
Gerhard Schütz (Technische Universität Wien)

11:00: Broadband prosthetic interfaces: Combining nerve transfer and implantable multichannel EMG technology to decode spinal motor neuron activity
Oskar Aszmann (Medical University of Vienna, Austria)

11:20: High resolution episcopic microscopy (HREM): a tool for visualising the architecture of organic materials
Wolfgang Weninger (Medical University of Vienna, Austria)

11:40: 3D printing and biofabrication
Aleksandr Ovsianikov (Technische Universität Wien, Austria)

12:00: Closing Discussion of Thematic Cluster "Biology & Cells"

12:20: Lunch


(Joint) PhD Projects

13:45: PhD Project Presentation (3-5 mins. each)
followed by a Poster Discussion & Coffee


Thematic Cluster "Theory & Modelling"

15:30: Engineering test-beds of cancer metastasis: using materials science and mechanobiological routes (Keynote)
Kalpana Katti (North Dakota State University, USA)

16:10: Predicting bone remodeling in health and disease - Theoretial foundations and numercial studies
Stefan Schreiner (Technische Universität Wien, Austria)

16:30: Biomedical engineering in the tensions between theoretical modelling and clinical application
Heinrich Schima (Medical University of Vienna, Austria)

16:50: Theranostics or how engineering and medicine complement each other
Eugenijus Kaniusas (Technische Universität Wien, Austria)

17:10: Closing Discussion of Thematic Cluster "Theory & Modelling"

17:30: Coffee Break


Success Stories & Panel Discussion

18:00: Presentation of Success Stories (Spin off) of previous successful TU Vienna & MedUni Vienna cooperations

18:30: Panel Discussion with Stakeholders

20:00: Networking & Snacks


Please register online (Link below)