MACbioIDi Project


The MACbioIdi Project is co-funded by the European Union program INTERREG MAC, by means of the European Regional Development Fund – ERDF (85%). It has an ERDF grant of 2M€ for the period January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2019. It is coordinated by the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in the framework of its Medical Technology for Sustainable Development (MedTec4SusDev) initiative.

The MACbioIDi Project has 31 partners in the Canary Islands, Madeira, Azores, Cape Verde, Mauritania, Senegal mainland Spain and the USA. Its goal is to develop medical technology and educational programs, which are usable in the participant territories, paying attention to social and business transfer. The collaboration is carried out on  3D Slicer, an the open source software platform  in continuous evolution. Over the last 20 years, 3D Slicer has been developed  by an international community led by the Surgical Planning Lab, at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, in Boston (USA),  a MACbioIDi Project associate parter.

The MACbioIDi Project Wiki has detailed technical information, and it is frequently updated.

The following five partners have been granted ERDF funds:

Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria — España. Canarias.
Universidad de La Laguna — España. Canarias.
Instituto Astrofísico de Canarias — España. Canarias.
Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias — España. Canarias.
Instituto de Tecnologías Interactivas de Madeira — Portugal. Madeira.
Hospital Do Divino Espírito Santo — Portugal. Azores.