8:15 Registration - Welcome coffee
9:00 Introduction

9:15 - 10:00


“Engineering Biomimetic Organ- and Cancer-on-Chip Models”

Yu Shrike Zhang, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University, Boston, USA.

10:00 - 10:45

"3D tumor models" Selected communications (15 minutes)


“3D Bioprinted models of Glioblastoma”
Nick R Leslie
, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK

“Use of 3D spheroid cultures to screen for drugs targeting cancer stem cells”
Ines Prieto
, StemTek Therapeutics, Derio, Biscay, Spain

“Deconstruction - Reconstruction of the tumor: Glioblastoma Multiforme“
Fanny Geraldo
, CRCINA - INSERM UMR1232, University of Nantes, France

10:45 – 11:05







Sponsors communications

“3D bioprinting of vascularised cancer tissue models for drug screening"


"PRIMO: quantitative photopatterning of proteins for cell micropatterning"


11:05 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 12:15


“Bioink development for the generation of 3D tissue constructs”

Jos Malda, Department of Orthopaedics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

12:15 – 12:25


Sponsor communication

“Shaping the future of healthcare”
Regen HU

12:30 – 13:45 Lunch

13:45 – 14:15



“3d.FAB platform: 3D printing for life science”

Christophe Marquette,  CNRS, INSA, CPE-Lyon, ICBMS, UMR 5246, University of Lyon 1, France

14:15 – 15:30


"3D printing and therapeutic applications"     Selected communications (15 minutes)


“Modeling of 4D-bioprinting process for improved final resolution of a tissue“
Jean-Yves Hascoët
, Institut de Recherche en Génie Civil et Mécanique (GeM) UMR CNRS 6183, Centrale Nantes, France

“Self-setting hydrogel for 3D bioprinting “
Pauline M. Chichiricco
, INSERM, UMRS 1229, RMeS “Regenerative Medicine and Skeleton”, Faculty of Odontology, University of Nantes, France

“3D Printing of biomaterial scaffolds from CT scans for bone regeneration after tumor resection “
Luciano Vidal
, Inserm UMR 1238, PHY-OS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nantes, France

“Design of silk-fibroin implants in glioblastoma for control of destiny of cancer cells, their trapping and removal “
Mathie Najberg
, CRCINA, INSERM, University of Nantes, Université of Angers, France

“Therapeutic drug vectorization strategy in chondrosarcoma“
Sarah Renault
, Inserm UMR 1238, PHY-OS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nantes, France

15:40 – 17:30


Posters/ Stands

Hands-on workshop with bioprinters (50 minutes)

17:30 - 18:30 Cocktail