Planet welcomes VitroTEM

Planet is very enthusiastic about the move of VitroTEM to the Biotech Campus Delft. Cindy Gerhardt, managing director Planet “VitroTEM is changing the game of peeking into living cells, the company is still in an early stage and we hope Pauline van Deursen and her colleagues will find a warm bath at Planet to capture their full potential.”

VitroTEM is developing a breakthrough technology to study dynamic biological processes through electron microscopy. Electron microscopy is based on creating a vacuum to visualize material at the molecular level, this means that it is not possible to study for example living cells in medium as the liquid evaporates immediately under the vacuum. VitroTEM has discovered a technology based on graphene, enabling the production of so-called Graphene Liquid Cell (GLC). Using GLC’s, scientists can visualize and investigate biological processes and even whole, living cells under the electron microscope. VitroTEM believes their technology can create a revolutionary change in the way we can look at the molecular dynamics of biology.