Biomarker conference on 6 October

The Biomarker Development Center organises a conference ‘Validation of Biomarkers – Bridging the innovation gap through integrated technologies’ on 6 October 2017 in De Doelen in Rotterdam. You can visit the conference website here. This meeting will bring together experts from Analytical and Technology Sciences, Clinical Chemists, and Medical Research to present their data and exchange information on topics related to Biomarker… Continue reading

Groningen Techcentre for Life Sciences: towards the first local DTL

DTL is a network of Dutch life sciences professionals that jointly develop an interconnected research infrastructure. Our focus is on FAIR data treatment, accessible high-end technologies, and expert training: Data, Technologies, and Learning. People at Groningen University and UMCG are now establishing a local version of the national DTL network. Dr Morris Swertz, Dr Salome Scholtens, and Dr Marina de… Continue reading

Missed our Technology Hotels information meeting?

On 13 June 2017, DTL organised an information meeting about the Enabling Technologies Hotels Call 2017. Sander Hougee (ZonMw) and Merlijn van Rijswijk (DTL) informed the meeting’s participants about the selection procedure and more. You can download their presentation here.

Enabling Technologies Hotel call 2017 open

ZonMw has just opened the ‘Enabling Technologies Hotels Call 2017’. Life science researchers can apply for funding to get access to the high-end equipment and expertise of 120+ public and private Technology Hotels that are listed on the DTL website. “With a EUR 1.8 million budget, the 2017 programme has twice the budget of the previous call,” says Dr Sander Hougee,… Continue reading

What is happening in the DTL hotel network?

DTL’s mission is to establish an interconnected research infrastructure that cost-effectively enables cross-technology life science research. To this end, around 120 Dutch life science expert groups have registered their facilities or expertise as public or private ‘DTL Hotels’. “I consider the DTL Hotel network the lubricating oil in the machine of Dutch life science research,” says Alain van Gool, scientific… Continue reading

DTL Focus Meeting on data integration, standards and FAIR principles in proteomics

On 29 August 2016, DTL will organise a Focus Meeting on data integration, standards and the FAIR principles in proteomics. The meeting’s goal is to discuss the current data quality assessment approaches, data format standards, multi-omics data integration, big data and bioinformatics developments where proteomics is involved. FAIR data management within the scope of proteomics will be discussed as well. Participation is free… Continue reading

28 Projects get access to DTL Technology Hotels

In the 3rd round of the ZonMw programme Enabling Technologies Hotels, 28 Hotel projects have been granted. A total amount of EUR 780.000 was awarded. ZonMw has received 54 grant applications. Twenty-eight of these (52%) have been awarded. These 28 projects include: 10 from the top sector Life Sciences & Health, 10 from Horticulture and Starting Materials, and 8 from… Continue reading

Successful DTL Focus meeting on New Sequencing Technology

On 8 March 2016, more than sixty professionals involved in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) gathered in Utrecht for a DTL Focus Meeting. “This was the first official event organised by the newly established DTL NGS Interest Group and it was quite a success”, reports the Interest Group’s chair Leon Mei. The focus meeting featured six invited speakers that shared their… Continue reading

DTL/MGC Technology facilities course well received

On January 18-12 Medical Genetics Centre “South-West Holland” and DTL jointly organised a four day course on Technology Facilities. Over 35 participants (MSc or Postdoc level) learned how to apply Proteomics, Genomics, Medical Imaging and Metabolomics in biomedical research.“At the request of DTL, a full day of Metabolomics was added to this course,” says Merlijn van Rijswijk, manager of DTL Technologies. “Now… Continue reading

Successful previous three rounds result in a continuation of the Enabling technologies hotel programme

Good news for all our Technology Hotels! We are pleased to inform you that the Enabling Technologies Hotels programme will be continued in 2016/2017. ZonMw and NWO Earth and Life Sciences (ALW) are providing funds for the continuation, which is supported by the Top Sectors Agri&Food, Horticulture & Starting Materials and Life Sciences & Health. The Technology Hotel concept enables… Continue reading