The In Silico World consortium sees the participation of world-class leaders in technological research, clinical research, and industrial innovation in the field of In Silico Trials from six European countries.
We count on a total of more than 100 professionals from 17 partner institutions including universities, companies,
research hospitals, an international research centre, a non-governmental organisation and a standardisation body

Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna (UNIBO)

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UNIBO is the project Coordinator and WP1 leader.

Most of the activities assigned to partner UNIBO in the ISW project will be responsibility of the In Silico Medicine Group led by Prof Marco Viceconti, based at the Department of Industrial Engineering.


Principal Investigator: Prof. Marco Viceconti

Insilico World - Consortium - UNIBO

Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA)

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The Computational Science Lab of the faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam aims to describe and understand how complex systems in nature and society process information.

UvA will participate in the project providing its competences in advanced modelling, regulatory aspects, and computing aspects.


Principal Investigator: Prof. Alfons Hoekstra

Insilico World - Consortium - UvA

Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e)

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Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research university specializing in engineering science & technology.

TUE will lead and mainly be involved in WP3 – curation of different validation data collections and WP9 – legal provisions and relevant ethical considerations, for the aspects of data management.


Principal Investigator: Prof. Frans van de Vosse

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Università degli Studi di Catania (UNICT)

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In the Department of Drug and Health Sciences, the Computational Systems Biomedicine Research Group – COMBINE ( drives the research in applying computational methodologies to the field of biomedicine.

UNICT is the scientific Coordinator and WP4 leader.


Principal Investigator: Prof. Francesco Pappalardo

Insilico World - Consortium - UNICT

Virtual Physiological Human Institute for Integrative Biomedical Research vzw (VPHi)

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The VPHi is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure that the Virtual Physiological Human (VPH), also identified with the terminology “in silico medicine”, is fully realised, universally adopted, and effectively used both in research and clinics.

VPHi is WP5 leader.


Leader: Martina Contin

Insilico World - Consortium - Vph

Sano Centrum Zindywidualizowanej Medycyny Obliczeniowejmiedzynarodowa Fundacja Badawcza (Sano)

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Sano – Centre for Computational Personalised Medicine – International Research Foundation is taking leading role in building Europe’s foremost centre for the advancement of computational medicine.

Sano is the WP6 leader responsible for providing the scalable and efficient computing platform.


Leader: Prof. Marian Bubak

Insilico World - Consortium - Sano

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven)

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KU Leuven will contribute with four entities: KU Leuven-MEC representing the Biomechanics Section in the Faculty of Engineering Science, KUL-CTP representing the KU Leuven Centre for IT and IP Law, KU Leuven-HMB representing the Human Movement Biomechanics group, and KU Leuven-LSS representing the Life Sciences and Society lab.



Prof. Jos vander Sloten, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Prof. Anton Vedder, Faculty of Law
Prof. Ilse Jonkers, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology

Insilico World - Consortium - KUL

Insilicotrials Technologies Srl (IST)

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IST was founded in 2012 (with the original name of Promeditec) to offer innovative solutions and specialized consultancy for clinical trials, e.g. web-based integrated platforms for the management of clinical data, images and documents.


Leader: Luca Emili

Insilico World - Consortium - Ist

Université de Liege (ULIEGE)

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The Biomechanics Research Unit at the University of Liege focusses on the development of in silico and in vitro tools for skeletal tissue engineering and lymphangiogenesis applications.

ULIEGE contribute to WP2, providing an application in the ATMP therapy domain. It will also contribute to WP4 and WP5.


Principal Investigator: Prof. Liesbet Geris

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Erasmus Universitair Medisch Centrum Rotterdam (EMC)

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At Erasmus Medical Center, the Biomechanics group focuses on the biomechanics of the development of atherosclerotic plaques in the human carotid and coronary arteries in close collaboration with the Interventional Cardiology, Radiology and Epidemiology departments.


Principal Investigator: Prof. Frank Gijsen

Insilico World - Consortium - emc

Budapesti Muszaki Es Gazdasagtudomanyi Egyetem (BME)

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The Department of Hydrodynamic Systems at Budapest University of Technology and Economics specializes on various aspects of applied fluid mechanics.

One key research field is hemodynamics.

The group has extensive experience in in silico aneurysm research.


Principal Investigator: Prof. Gyorgy Paal

Insilico World - Consortium - bme

Din Deutsches Institut fuer Normung E.V. (DIN)

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DIN is a non-profit organization recognized as a German National Standards Body that supports any R&D projects with the concept of R&D Phase Standardization, from early identification of standardization potential of products and services, establishment of standardization processes, and assistance with public availability of the results of these processes.


Principal Investigator: Klaus Zeier

Insilico World - Consortium - din

Mimesis Srl (MIM)

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MIMESIS SRL is an innovative start-up founded in 2020 and it represents a pioneering SME whose aim is to provide to the biomedical industry the first generation of in silico trials solutions for the evaluation of safety and efficacy of medicinal products.


Leader: Giulia Russo

Insilico World - Consortium - Mim

Materialise Motion NV

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Materialise Motion NV is a technology company that develops biomechanical measuring equipment and analysis software for the objective evaluation of human movement, and will contribute to WP2, WP4, WP6 and WP8.


Leader: Fien Burg




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