Targeting cartilage regeneration in joint and intervertebral disc diseases

A consortium that combines novel highly advanced drug delivery carriers with dedicated targeting tools, state-of-the-art imaging techniques and expertise in stem cell and joint biology.

15 young scientists, 15 partner institutions, 5 different countries.

What do we do?

The TargetCaRe consortium aims to develop treatments for joint and intervertebral disc diseases by combining advanced drug delivery carriers with dedicated targeting tools, state of the art imaging techniques and expertise in biology of stem cells and joints.

About our project

WHO ARE WE?

The TargetCaRe consortium consists of world-leading scientists from 15 institutions in 5 countries. All scientists are renown experts in their field of research, such as stem cell biology, biomaterial technology, in vivo imaging, nanomedicine and mass spectrometry imaging.

About our partners

EVENTS

  • December 15, TargetCaRe midterm review meeting in Utrecht, the Netherlands

  • December 16, consortium meeting & ESR training programme in Utrecht, the Netherlands

  • June 30 2017, TargetCaRe symposium during the TERMIS-EU conference in Davos, Switzerland

News

3010, 2018

ESR 10 Sonja Haeckel secondment to UMC, Utrecht: a bite of Dutch life!

October 30th, 2018|Comments Off on ESR 10 Sonja Haeckel secondment to UMC, Utrecht: a bite of Dutch life!

Recently, I spent almost 2 weeks in the lab of one of the Target Care PI´s Laura Creemers at the RUMC Utrecht. My one-year-fellowship in Davos was just about to end, and I thought it [...]

1307, 2018

TargetCaRe consortium meeting in Leiden

July 13th, 2018|Comments Off on TargetCaRe consortium meeting in Leiden

On July 4 and 5, 2018 the TargetCaRe consortium members met in Leiden for the TargetCaRe consortium meeting, hosted by LUMC. It was a special occasion, many of the ESRs will finish their contract in [...]

1303, 2018

Four TargetCaRe ESRs together in Israel – this was a very special secondment!

March 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Four TargetCaRe ESRs together in Israel – this was a very special secondment!

After our recent TargetCaRe consortium meeting in Haifa, Israel, we (Sonja, Andrea, Serdar and Joao) had the opportunity to spend our industrial secondment at ProCore. The company is based in Rehovot, a small city nearby [...]

targetcare-team

EU-emblemThis project is has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 642414

Partners