The Hague, November 2, 2023 – Netherlands Academy of Engineering nominates MIMETAS CEO, Paul Vulto as a new Fellow, alongside 61 others, to actively contribute to their mission. This nomination emphasizes the crucial role of innovative technological solutions in addressing pressing societal challenges and sustainable change.
The Netherlands Academy of Engineering (NAE) has appointed 62 top experts to accelerate technological innovation for societal change. Their focus will be on fostering an innovation ecosystem that generates societal and economic value by providing engineering-based solutions to major societal challenges while simultaneously creating new business opportunities and export potential.
NAE is a member of international academies, including the European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies, and Engineering, enabling NAE to represent the Netherlands on an international level and translate foreign insights into the Dutch context. NAE’s mission is to foster the prudent utilization of technology to achieve innovations necessary for a sustainable society with widespread accessibility to quality healthcare, nutrition, energy, water, and housing.
Dr. Paul Vulto, CEO of MIMETAS, a leading company in the field of organ-on-a-chip technology, is among the distinguished professionals nominated as NAE fellows. Dr. Vulto is recognized for his international pioneering activities in the Organ-on-a-Chip space and his breakthrough microfluidic discoveries such as PhaseGuide™ technology and the OrganoPlate® platform. This nomination emphasizes the crucial role of innovative technological solutions in addressing pressing societal challenges and sustainable change. His work at MIMETAS has been instrumental in advancing the development of cutting-edge solutions for drug testing, disease modeling, and personalized medicine. With this prestigious nomination, he will actively contribute to NAE's mission, sharing his expertise in the realm of microfluidic and Organ-on-a-Chip technology and science-based entrepreneurship.
NAE fellows will share their knowledge and skills through the NAE forum, translate insights into practical advice, and work towards removing barriers and fostering tangible innovation initiatives. Starting in 2024, NAE will annually select ten new fellows.