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Mimics Innovation Award Winners 2017

The nominees for the Mimics Innovation Award 2017 (Europe. Middle East and Africa, EMEA, region) gave presentations during the 23rd Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics in Seville, Spain.

The winners were:

Dr. David Randall and Dr. Peter Metherall (University of Sheffield, UK)
“The Oculus Rift Virtual Colonoscopy: Introducing a new Technology and Initial Impressions”


Prof. Laszlo Kovacs and Jalil Jalali (Technical University of Munich – Germany)
“Three-dimensional prediction of free-flap volume in autologous breast reconstruction by CT angiography imaging”

From left to right: Jalil Jalali (Second EMEA winner), Dr. David Randall (First EMEA Winner), Associate Professor Hanna Issakson (ESB Vice President and Awards Chair), Dr. Zahra Asgharpour (Product Manager Academia, Materialise N.V.), Dr. Peter Metherall (University of Sheffield, UK), Dr. Hans Kainz (Katholieke Unieversiteit Leuven, Belgium), Dr. Ran Sopher (Imperial College London, UK), Prof. Stephen Ferguson (ESB President)

The two runners-up this year received a Travel Grant of 500 € to cover their travel cost for presenting at ESB congress:


The call for Mimics Innovation Award will open soon, if you are interested to find out more please look at our website:

We are looking forward to receiving your papers in 2018.

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