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INSPiRED Mid-Term Movie

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“Our INSPiRED team has made great progress in the first term of the project.  Through co-creation with our consortium partners and local stakeholders, we have developed and evaluated several prototypes of optical devices that have…

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Eduscope wins Braun Design Prize

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We are very excited that the Industrial Design Team that developed the Eduscope has won the renowned Braun Design Prize! A great motivation for the students and INSPiRED team to further develop the Eduscope and…

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Seminar on schistosomiasis diagnostics

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On October 25th  2021, Lisette van Lieshout, PI of the INSPiRED project, gave an online international seminar about schistosomiasis diagnostic research at the LUMC. This presentation gives an up-to-date overview of the non-microscopy diagnostic assays the…

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NTD Innovation Award

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On 9 September 2021, the NWO-INSPiRED project was awarded the prestigious Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Innovation Prize in the domain diagnostics. The NTD Innovation Prize was launched in 2019 by American Leprosy Missions. It encourages and supports…

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Parasite Detection using Hyperspectral Microscopy

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Sjoerd Krab successfully defended his MSc. thesis on: Parasite Detection using Hyperspectral Microscopy in Malaria and Schistosoma diagnostics: the approximation and detection of spectral signatures The first goal of his thesis work was to estimate the spectral signature…

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Eduscope nominated for UX Award

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The Eduscope, a low-cost digital microscope to improve the training f medical professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa, is nominated for the UX Design Awards 2021 in the New Talent-Category. In low-income countries, students often don’t have access to…

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Eduscope

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Next to the automated diagnostic devices like the Schistoscope, the INSPiRED project is currently developing the Eduscope. The Eduscope is a low-cost digital microscope which improves the training of medical professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa. It…

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The development of UCP-LF CAA strip readers

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During his Master thesis project Ludo de Goeije explored the development of a context-specific strip reader for an innovative lateral flow test detecting schistosomiasis. Ludo will continue to work on this project the coming year as…

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