This was the first physical meeting, co-organised by UKA and held in Aachen (DE).
The program of the 3rd training course was set up with local German scientists and very interesting scientific presentations on clinical nephrology, nephropathology, Sc-Seq and spatial transcriptomics in CKD and Pharmacokinetics and advanced drug delivery.

During the afternoon session the 2 DRUGtrain PI’s continued with the scientific session and 1 PI with a final session on how to start your own company. The ESRs had to prepare an elevator pitch on ’Commercial exploitation of (a part of) your PhD project’.

Each ESR had 2 minutes for the pitch and the pitches were assessed by Bart Metselaar and Leo Price.
Veda Kulkarni (ESR at UKA) was the winner with her idea “Biokid”, a new 3D model of kidney diseases.