Meet the interdisciplinary, international PHENOMENO consortium. Project members have been selected to cover all areas of expertise required for the project.


Medical University of Varna “Prof. Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov” (MUV)

Medical University of Varna “Prof. Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov” (MUV), established 1961, is a Bulgarian state school for higher education and the leading medical research institution in East Bulgaria. MUV is one of the most dynamically developing universities in Bulgaria. The University meets all worldwide and European requirements for independent higher institution with its highly qualified academic faculty, remarkable facilities, two students’ hostels, modern university library and a publishing house. MUV has an excellent evaluation in the institutional accreditation by the National Agency for Assessment and Accreditation.

MUV key scientific staff:

Kristina Bliznakova
Nikolay Dukov
Yanita Chernogorova
Tihomir Georgiev
Zhivko Bliznakov
Petar Valchanov
Minko Milev


University of Naples – Federico II (UNINA)

The University of Naples Federico II (UNINA) was established in 1224. It is a large University with 26 Research Departments and more than 85.000 students. In this project UNINA will mainly participate through its Department of Physics. It promotes and coordinates research activities within its competence in the fields of Physics of the Universe, of Physics of Nuclei and Radiation, of Sub-nuclear and Astro-particle Physics, of Theoretical Physics, Applied Physical Methods and Condensed Matter. The Department of Physics offers a curriculum of Biomedical physics within the MSc course in Physics, and a PhD programme in Fundamental and Applied Physics. The Department is also involved in teaching courses in the Specialty School of Medical Physics.

UNINA key scientific staff:

Giovanni Mettivier
Paolo Russo
Antonio Sarno


MORPHÉ

MORPHÉ is a start-up company from Thessaloniki, Greece. It is specialized in developing a customized printing software for Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) 3D printers. The team of MORPHÉ has considerable experience in medical applications and particularly in 3D printed patient-specific phantoms replicating a patient’s anatomy for diagnostic radiology purposes. The team of MORPHÉ is proud of continuously inventing tools to improve people’s quality of life and able to offer high-quality products through its continuous research and innovation. Our target is to make our technology accessible to the scientific community by providing accurate, personalized and low-cost solutions.

MORPHÉ key scientific staff:

Nikiforos Okkalidis
Filippos Okkalidis
Chrysoula Chatzigeorgiou


MICROSYSTEMS Ltd (MS)

Microsystems Ltd founded in Varna Bulgaria in 2002, has a strong R&D team with deep experience in embedded system design, analogue and digital design and application software. The current R&D activities are focused on IoT wearable medical devices, high-precision signal measurement for nano-sensors, FPGA based systems for parallel signal processing and software for machine control. Microsystems is a low volume producer of Atomic Force Microscopy controllers and mass-detection systems. The research and development activities are under a strict design control and are certified against ISO 9001:2015 standard. They also follow the BS EN ISO 62304: 2006 +A1: 2015 (Medical device software. Software life-cycle processes) and BS EN ISO 14971: 2012 (Medical Devices- Application of risk management to medical devices) standards.

MS key scientific staff:

Nikolay Nikolov
Ivan Buliev


BioEmission Technology Solutions (BIOEMTECH)

BioEmission Technology Solutions is a fast-growing SME, established in Athens, Greece. It aims to bridge the gap between ex vivo studies and in vivo molecular imaging, by providing cost-effective solutions in terms of instrumentation and services. The company mainly designs and develops low cost molecular imaging systems and provides imaging services and consultancy with emphasis on nuclear medicine technology. The company was established in 2013 when it ranked 1st in a National Innovation Contest BIOEMTECH has developed “γ-eye” and “β-eye”, which are molecular imaging benchtop systems for mouse imaging. Starting from 3 founders, BIOEMTECH is now a multidisciplinary team of 12 young scientists with a strong background in biomedical engineering, medical physics, radiochemistry, nanomedicine and small animal handling.

BIOEMTECH key scientific staff:

George Loudos
Panagiotis Papadimitroulas
Natassa Karapanagou
Maria Georgiou
Theodoros Karampelas