Eurostars is a European joint programme co-funded from the national budgets of 36 EU countries and by the European Union through Horizon 2020. The Achievement Award underlines the highly successful research projects that MAASTRO clinic is performing, together with commercial partners such as MedPhoton, Sohard and Mirada, on innovative imaging systems, image analysis tools and prognostic models for better cancer outcome. “All Eurostars projects at MAASTRO aim to really get new ideas applied in the clinic. They allow us to translate our research into improved outcomes of our patients.”, Prof. Frank Verhaegen and Prof. Andre Dekker state.
Eurostars supports international innovative projects led by research and development- performing small- and medium-sized enterprises (R&D-performing SMEs). With its bottom-up approach, Eurostars supports the development of rapidly marketable innovative products, processes and services that help improve the daily lives of people around the world. Eurostars has been carefully developed to meet the specific needs of SMEs. It is an ideal first step in international cooperation, enabling small businesses to combine and share expertise and benefit from working beyond national The role of SMEs for the economy has never been so important. Eurostars aims to bring increased value to the economy, higher growth and more job opportunities.