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Development of an innovative technology for using transgenic pig tissues for biomedical purposes

The project, realized as part of “INNOMED” programme entitled “Development of an innovative technology for using transgenic pig tissues for biomedical purposes”, acronym: “MEDPIG”, agreement No INNOMED/I/17/NCBR/2014 from 30.12.2014, obtained financial support from the National Centre for Research and Development from the funds of the Operational Programme Innovative Economy within the framework of the European Regional Development Fund.

Professor Ryszard Słomski, Ph.D. from the Poznań University of Life Sciences is the Head of the Project. The National Research Institute of Animal Production realizes 4 tasks as part of the project, which are coordinated by Professor Zdzisław Smorąg, Ph.D. The aim of the tasks is to obtain multitransgenic pigs for use in xenotransplantation.