Projects

Infrastructure Programme: Network of research infrastructure centers at University of Ljubljana (2015-2020)

active project
 Infrastructure Programme: Network of research infrastructure centers at University of Ljubljana (2015-2020)
Programme head: prof. Martin Čopič, University of Ljubljana
Center head at FE: prof. Damijan Miklavčič, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Slovenia
Code: I0-0022

 

The project is funded by the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS).

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Development of advanced models of mass and heat transfer in electroporated plant tissues of importance to food processing industry (2019-2021)

active project
Development of advanced models of mass and heat transfer in electroporated plant tissues of importance to food processing industry (2019-2021)
Head: Assist. Samo Mahnič-Kalamiza, PhD, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana
Partner: /
Financing: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS)
Code: Z7-1886

 

Research project funded by the Slovenian Research Agency.

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Next Generation of Cancer Gene Therapy: From Genes to Production and Clinics (2018-2021)

active project
Next Generation of Cancer Gene Therapy: From Genes to Production and Clinics (2018-2021)
Vodja: Acad. Prof. Gregor Serša, Institute of Oncology Ljubljana
Partnerji: Institute of Oncology Ljubljana
Iskra pio d.o.o.
Jafral d.o.o.
Centre of Excellence for Biosensors, Instrumentation and Process Control
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Financiranje: European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Slovenian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport
Šifra: Smartgene.si

The research project is funded by the European Union, namely the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Slovenian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport.

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Health risk assessment for exposures of children to low-frequency electric and magnetic (EM) fields in Slovenia (2018-2021)

active project
Health risk assessment for exposures of children to low-frequency electric and magnetic (EM) fields in Slovenia (2018-2021)
Head: Prof. Tadej Kotnik, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana
Partners: Institute of Non-Ionizing Radiation and Institute of Oncology Ljubljana
Funding: ARRS – Slovenian Research Agency
Code: V3-1718

 

The project is funded by the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS).

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Development and Validation of Treatment Planning Methods for Treating Cancer with Electroporation Based Therapies (2016-2017)

completed project
Development and Validation of Treatment Planning Methods for Treating Cancer with Electroporation Based Therapies (2016-2017)
Head: Assistant Prof. Bor Kos, PhD, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana
Partner: /
Financing: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS)
Code: Z3-7126

 

Research project funded by the Slovenian Research Agency.

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Croatian-Slovenian Cooperation in Science and Technology: Safety Aspects of Electrochemotherapy for Patients with Implanted Devices: Numerical Models and Bench Testing (2016-2017)

completed project
   BI-HR/16-17-038 (2016-2017)
Croatian partner: Dr. Igor Lackovic, Faculty of El. & Comp. Eng., University of Zagreb, Croatia
Slovenian partner: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Slovenia

 

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Austrian-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation: In Vitro Synthesis of Membrane Proteins into Synthetic Polymer Structures for Insertion into Cell Membrane by Electroporation (2016-2017)

completed project
   BI-AT/16-17-003 (2016-2017)
Austrian partner: Prof. Eva-Kathrin Sinner, Institute for Synthetic Bioarchitectures, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
Slovenian partner: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Slovenia
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French-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation (PROTEUS programme): Comparison of Electroporation Using Classical and Nanosecond Electric Pulses on Excitable and Nonexcitable Cells and Tissues (2016-2017)

completed project
   BI-FR/16-17-PROTEUS (2016-2017)
French partner: Dr. Rodney Philipp O’Connor, LABEX Sigma-Lim – XLIM, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Limoges, France
Slovenian partner: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: National Centre of Scientific Research (CNRS), France
Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Slovenia
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Austrian-Slovenian Lead Agency Joint Project: Electroporation as Method for Inserting Functional Membrane Proteins in Mammalian Cells (2015-2017)

completed project
  “Lead Agency” N2-0027 (2015-2017)
Austrian partner: Prof. Eva-Kathrin Sinner, Institute for Synthetic Bioarchitectures, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
Slovenian partner: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Austria and Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Slovenia
Code: N2-0027

 

Research project co-funded by the Slovenian Research Agency.

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COST TD1104: European network for development of electroporation-based technologies and treatments (EP4Bio2Med) (2011-2016)

completed project
  COST TD1104: European network for development of electroporation-based technologies and treatments (EP4Bio2Med) (2011-2016)
Participating
countries:
Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, FYR Macedonia, Germany, Greece, Great Britain, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United States of America
Funding: European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

 

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LEA EBAM: European Laboratory of Pulsed Electric Fields Applications in Biology and Medicine (2011-2018)

active project
  LEA EBAM: European Laboratory of Pulsed Electric Fields Applications
in Biology and Medicine
 (2011-2018)
French partners: Dr. Lluis Mir, Lab. of Vectorol. and Antitumor Ther., IGR, Villejuif
Prof. Jean-Philippe Girard, Lab. of Pharmacol. and Struct. Biol., IPBS, Toulouse
Prof. Yves Fort, Lab. of Complex Molecular Structures, SRSMC, Nancy
Dr. Dominique Cros, Laboratory XLIM, Limoges
Slovenian partners: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Prof. Gregor Sersa, Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana
Funding: National Centre of Scientific Research (CNRS), France
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

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German-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation: High Electric Field Diagnostics of Intracellular Organelles (2005-)

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   German-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation: High Electric Field Diagnostics of Intracellular Organelles (2005-)
German partner: Prof. Eberhard Neumann, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Slovenian partner: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: Gesellschaft für Technologietranfer in der Universität Bielefeld, Germany

 

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Development and Optimization of Electroporation Protocol for Extracting Biotechnologically Relevant Molecules from Bacterial Cells (2014-2017)

completed project
Development and Optimization of Electroporation Protocol for Extracting Biotechnologically Relevant Molecules from Bacterial Cells (2014-2017)
Principal investigator: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Partner: Dr. Matjaz Peterka, Center of Excellence for Biosensors, Instrumentation and Process Control (COBIK), Ljubljana
Funding: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Slovenia
Code: J7-6783

 

Research project funded by the Slovenian Research Agency.

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The Physics of Molecular Delivery by Electroporation of the Stratum Corneum: Local Transport Region Initiation and Evolution (2014-2015)

completed project
  The Physics of Molecular Delivery by Electroporation of the Stratum Corneum: Local Transport Region Initiation and Evolution (2014-2015)
Principal investigator: Dr. Sid Becker, University of Canterbury, Christchurch,
New Zealand
Slovenian investigators: Prof. Damijan Miklavčič, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Dr. Nataša Pavšelj
, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Barbara Zorec
, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: Marsden Fund, New Zealand
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German-Romanian-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation: High-Density Microelectrode Arrays for Electrical Stimulation and Electroporation (HDMEA4ELSE) (2014-2015)

completed project
 
German partner: Dr. Günther Zeck, University of Tübingen, Germany
Romanian partner: Prof. Eugenia Kovacs, Medical University Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania
Slovenian partner: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: International Bureau at the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany
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German-Romanian-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation: High-Density Microelectrode Arrays for Electrical Stimulation and Electroporation (HDMEA4ELSE) (2014-2015)

completed project
 
German partner: Dr. Günther Zeck, University of Tübingen, Germany
Romanian partner: Prof. Eugenia Kovacs, Medical University Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania
Slovenian partner: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: International Bureau at the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany

 

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French-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation (PROTEUS programme): Electroporation of Planar Lipid Bilayers at Various Temperatures: Experimental and Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study (2013-2014)

completed project
  Francosko-slovensko znanstv. sodelovanje: Projekt BI-FR/13-14-PROTEUS-010 (2013-2014)
Francoski partner: dr. Mounir Tarek, Univerza v Lorrainé-u, Nancy, Francija
Slovenski partner: prof. dr. Damijan Miklavčič, Fak. za elektrotehniko, Univerza v Ljubljani
Financiranje: Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Francija
ARRS – Javna agencija za raziskovalno dejavnost RS

 

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Romanian-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation: Dielectrophoresis as a method for manipulation and characterization of electroporated cells (2012-2013)

completed project
 
Romanian partner: Dr. Mihaela B. Moisescu, Medical University Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania
Slovenian partner: Assoc. Prof. Tadej Kotnik, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: Autoritatea Nationala pentru Cercetare Stiintifica (ANCS), Romania
Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Slovenia

 

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COST BM0704: Emerging EMF Technologies and Health Risk Management (2008-2012)

completed project
  COST BM0704: Emerging EMF Technologies and Health Risk Management
(2008-2012)
Participating
countries:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
Funding: European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

 

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USA-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation: Optimization of pulse parameters for electroporation of cellular organelles (2011-2012)

completed project
  USA-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation: Optimization of pulse parameters for electroporation of cellular organelles (2011-2012)
US partner: Prof. Thomas Vernier, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Slovenian partner: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Slovenia
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French-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation (PROTEUS programme): Optimization of Electroporation Protocols for Gene Transfection In Vitro (2011-2012)

completed project
  French-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation (PROTEUS programme): Optimization of Electroporation Protocols for Gene Transfection In Vitro (2011-2012)
French partner: Prof. Marie-Pierre Rols, Institute of Pharmacology and Structural Biology, Toulouse, France
Slovenian partner: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: National Centre of Scientific Research (CNRS), France
Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Slovenia
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CRH-BME (TEMPUS IV): Curricula reformation and harmonisation in the field of biomedical engineering (2009-2011)

completed project
  CRH-BME (TEMPUS IV): Curricula reformation and harmonisation in the field of biomedical engineering (2009-2011)
Project coordinator: Prof. Nicolas Pallikarakis, University of Patras, Greece
Slovenian partner: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Other partners: Partners from twenty European countries
Funding: European Commission, Brussels, Belgium
Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Slovenia

 

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Austrian-Slovenian Cooperation in Science and Technology: Ruthenium Compounds and their Possible Applications in Electrochemotherapy (2009-2010)

completed project
 
Austrian partner: Prof. Bernhard Klaus Keppler, Inst. of Anorg. Chem., Univ. of Vienna, Austria
Slovenian partners: Prof. Iztok Turel, Faculty of Chem. and Chem. Technol., University of Ljubljana
Prof. Damijan Miklavcic
, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Slovenia
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ANGIOSKIN: DNA Electrotransfer of Plasmids Coding for Antiangiogenic Factors as a Proof of Principle of Non-Viral Gene Therapy for the Treatment of Skin Disease (2005-2009)

completed project
 
Project coordinator: Dr. Lluis M. Mir, Institute Gustave-Roussy, Villejuif, France
Slovenian partner: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Other partners: Dr. Ruggero Cadossi, IGEA S.r.l., Modena, Italy
Prof. Michel Marty
, Institute Gustave-Roussy, Villejuif, France
Prof. Véronique Préat, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
Dr. Julie Gehl
, Herlev Hospital, Denmark
Prof. Michael P. Schön, University of Würzburg, Germany
Dr. Dominique Constantini, BioAlliance Pharma SA, Paris, France
Dr. Lone Skov, Gentofte Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
Funding: European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

 

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Romanian-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation: Monitoring the functional status of electroporated cells in electrochemotherapeutic strategies (2008-2009)

completed project
 
Romanian partner: Prof. Eugenia Kovacs, Medical University Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania
Slovenian partner: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: Autoritatea Nationala pentru Cercetare Stiintifica (ANCS), Romania
Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Slovenia
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French-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation (PICS Programme): New Theoretical Models of Cell and Tissue Electropermeabilization, their Experimental Validation and Technological Applications (2005-2007)

completed project
 
French partners: Dr. Lluis M. Mir, Institute Gustave-Roussy, Villejuif, France
Prof. Justin Teissié, Institute of Pharmacol. and Struct. Biol., Toulouse, France
Slovenian partners: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Prof. Gregor Sersa, Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana
Funding: National Centre of Scientific Research (CNRS), France
Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), Slovenia

 

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French-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation (PROTEUS programme): Evaluation of Electrical Parameters for Effective Electrochemotherapy and Electrogene Therapy, and Design of Electrochemotherapy in Clinics (2004-2005)

completed project
   
French partner: Dr. Lluis M. Mir, Institute Gustave-Roussy, Villejuif, France
Slovenian partners: Prof. Gregor Sersa, Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana (national coordinator)
Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Funding: National Centre of Scientific Research (CNRS), France
Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Slovenia

 

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ESOPE: European Standard Operating Procedures for Electrochemotherapy and Electrogenetherapy (2003-2005)

completed project
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Funding: European Commission, Brussels, Belgium
Project coordinator: Dr. Lluis M. Mir, Institute Gustave-Roussy, Villejuif, France
Slovenian partner: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Other partners: Prof. Michel Marty, Institute Gustave-Roussy, Villejuif, France
Dr. Julie Gehl, Herlev Hospital, Denmark
Prof. Gerald O’Sullivan, Cork Cancer Research Centre, Cork, Ireland
Dr. Ruggero Cadossi, IGEA S.r.l., Modena, Italy
Prof. Gregor Sersa, Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Funding: European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

 

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French-Slovenian Scientific Cooperation (PROTEUS programme): Engineering and Biophysical Approach to Understanding Cell Electropermeabilization and its Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications (2003-2004)

completed project
 
French partner: Prof. Justin Teissié, Institute of Pharmacol. and Struct. Biol., Toulouse, France
Slovenian partners: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Fac. of El. Eng., Univ. of Ljubljana (natl. coordinator)
Prof. Gregor Sersa, Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Funding: National Centre of Scientific Research (CNRS), France
Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Slovenia

 

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CLINIPORATOR: A New Adaptive Generator for DNA Electrotransfer In Vivo for Gene Therapy (2000-2003)

completed project
 
Project coordinator: Dr. Lluis M. Mir, Institute Gustave-Roussy, Villejuif, France
Slovenian partner: Prof. Damijan Miklavcic, Faculty of Electrical Eng., University of Ljubljana
Other partners: Dr. Antonio Dorati, IGEA S.r.l., Modena, Italy
Prof. Eberhard Neumann, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Prof. Justin Teissié, Institute of Pharmacol. and Struct. Biol., Toulouse, France Prof. Bertil Persson, University of Lund, Sweden
Prof. Véronique Préat, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
Dr. Julie Gehl, Herlev Hospital, Denmark

 

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