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Materialise reveals Mimics Innovation Awards 2007 Winners

Materialise : 13 June, 2007  (New Product)
Materialise has revealed the names of the winners of the Mimics Innovation Awards 2007 at the International Mimics User Group Meeting in Washington, DC, USA.
The Mimics Innovation Awards reward the most innovative uses of Mimics, Materialise's 3D Medical Imaging and Editing Software. All the research studies will be presented at the International Medical Innovations Conference 2008 in Vienna, Austria.

Materialise has widened the categories for next year's Awards and is welcoming entrants.

The prize money for the Award next year has increased to Euros 17,500.
The winning entries for Mimics Innovation Awards 2007 were as follows:

- Category 1 - Innovative Implant design system and the development of innovative medical procedures.

Vos W - University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium.
Combining Mimics and Computational Fluid Dynamics to Assist in and Evaluate the Placement of an Intrabronchial Stent in a Patient with Congenital Kyfoscoliosis.

- Category 2 - Adaptation of medical systems or procedures to the needs of third world countries or the lowering of threshold of medical procedures.

Ting J - Shanghai 9th People's Hospital, China Design and Fabrication of Auricular Prostheses by CAD/CAM System.

- Category 3 - Open Category.

Helgason T - Landspitali-University Hospital, Iceland.
Using Mimics to Monitor Changes in Bone Mineral Density of Femur during Electrical Stimulation Therapy of Denervated Degenerated Thigh Muscles.

- Runner up in Category 1 - Arifin DY - Molecular Engineering of Biological and Chemical Systems, Singapore.

Patient-specific Chemotherapeutic Drug delivery to Brain Tumours.
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