RI-TE is a spin-off company from the University of Aveiro developing preclinical PET systems with applications in molecular imaging research, education and training. Our intelligent PET system and scanning method achieves high performance while reducing complexity and costs by more than 80%, enabling a much wider use of this powerful technology. Our mission is to WIDEN ACCESS TO PET IMAGING, by making it much more affordable.
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New study: An acute single low dose of cocaine induces brain metabolic and structural changes. EasyPET.3D was used to investigate the metabolic and morphological brain changes underlying the behavioral outcome in response to an acute single low dose of cocaine.
RI-TE attended the Virtual SNMMI 2020 Annual Meeting Edition (Jully 11-14).Read more
The abstract "Characteristics and properties of a novel cost-effective preclinical PET scanner for high performance molecular imaging of small animal models" was accepted as a Top Rated Oral Presentation (TROP) within the Scientific Programme of EANM'20.
The abstract "LM-MLEM for an Ultra-High VoR density PET" was accepted as a Top Rated Oral Presentation (TROP) within the Scientific Programme of EANM'20.
The abstract "A rat preliminary study on medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw" was accepted as a Poster within the Scientific Programme of EANM'20.
The abstract "Design and implementation of a network-based educational platform for simulation of a benchtop PET system" was accepted as a Poster with Oral Presentation within the Scientific Programme of EANM'20.
The latest release of EasyPET.3D software features a new, user-friendly GUI which provides easy access to vast functionalities for both preclinical and academic users.Read more
Study: Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Treatment The easyPET.3D was used to study inflammation process.
Study bone metabolic activity with easyPET.3D.
RI-TE offers world-class solutions in the fields of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering, Nuclear Medicine, Radiopharmacy, Medical Imaging and associated instrumentation.
EasyPET technology is a new concept for high-resolution PET imaging. Its simplicity allows overcoming the main barriers to the adoption and use of PET: high complexity and cost.
With our experience and know-how of radiation detection and imaging we can help you with your challenges and have a positive impact in your projects.
Entry-level preclinical PET scanner for small animal imaging research and training of nuclear medicine technologists.
Upgraded systems specially designed and engineered for advanced preclinical imaging research (iPET) and breast-dedicated PET.
Trust in our expertise for:
- Detector Development;
- Design, evaluation, repair and upgrade;
Exclusive solutions in:
- Radiation detectors and data acquisition;
- User interface;
- Image reconstruction and processing;
- Computacional simulations of radiation imaging systems;
RI-TE provides services in:
- Radiation detection and imaging field;
- Biomedical engineering subjects;
- Project management;
- Technical reporting;
- Intellectual property, etc.;
Highly skilled and driven.
RI-TE collaborates with several partners in industry and academia for product R&D, pilot tests, production, marketing and sales.
Product R&D and tests
Provider of easyPET education kit
R&D, small animal imaging trials
Biomolecular research instruments
Representation in AUS/NZ
We're always open to new collaborations that can help our company grow forward and our products go global.
Please reach out to us if you'd like to become a partner in our mission to provide the next generation PET scanners!
RI-TE will be exhibiting at the 2020 EANM Congress, 17-21 October in Vienna, Austria.
RI-TE attended the Virtual SNMMI 2020 Annual Meeting Edition (Jully 11-14).
EasyPET.3D was presented at the 2019 IEEE NSS/MIC/RTSD in Manchester, UK, 26 October - 2 November.
EasyPET.3D was presented at the 2019 EANM Congress, 12-16 October in Barcelona, Spain.
RI-TE participated and was a bronze sponsor of the Total Body PET conference 2018, organized by Ghent University and Ghent University Hospital (Belgium, June 30 - July 2).
RI-TE participated and exhibited at Startup Olè 2018 (Salamanca, April 17-19), where it was selected to pitch before the king of Spain and the president of Portugal.
RI-TE participated and exhibited at the 20th Entrepreneur Fair (Porto, Nov. 23-25).
RI-TE participated and exhibited at Web Summit 2017 (Lisbon, Nov. 6-9).
P. Correia et al., "EasyPET-3D: boosting price-performance of preclinical PET" (poster), 2019 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC), Italy, June 2019.
P. Correia et al., "An EDUGATE simulation toolkit based on the educational easyPET", Biomedical Physics and Engineering Express , vol. 5 number 2, January 2019.
P. Correia et al., "Development of an EDUGATE simulation toolkit for the easyPET scanners family" (poster), 2018 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC), Sydney, Nov. 2018.
P. Correia et al., "Intelligent scanning preclinical PET: project status and first animal imaging" (poster), 2018 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC), Sydney, Nov. 2018.
J. Veloso et al., "Full body intelligent scanning preclinical PET: characterization and first animal tests of a small-scale system", EJNMMI Physics 2018, vol. 5 suppl 1: 19, abstracts of the Total Body PET conference 2018 Ghent, Belgium. 30 June - 2 July 2018. Springer Open, DOI: 10.1186/s40658-018-0218-7.
D. Sá et al., "3D List-mode Image Reconstruction for the EasyPET prototype", Journal of Nuclear Medicine, vol. 59 suppl 1: 1785, May 2018.
N. Ferreira et al., "3D List-mode Image Reconstruction for the EasyPET prototype" (poster), 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging (SNMMI), Pennsylvania, Jun. 2018.
P. Correia et al., "easyPET: characterization of a concept prototype following the NEMA NU 4-2008 standards" (poster), 2017 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC), Atlanta, Oct. 2017.
P. Correia et al., "easyPET: An EDUGATE simulation toolkit based on the educational easyPET system" (poster), 2017 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC), Atlanta, Oct. 2017.
V. Arosio et al., "The EasyPET: A novel concept for an educational cost-effective positron emission 2D scanner", 2016 IEEE NSS/MIC Conference Record, Dec. 2016, DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2016.8069360
V. Arosio et al., "easyPET: a novel concept for an affordable tomographic system" (talk), 2016 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC), Strasbourg, Nov. 2016.
RI-TE was selected as one of Hello Tomorrow's Deep Tech Pioneers, among more than 5000 startups from 128 different countries that applied to the 2020 Global Challenge, and a finalist of the Orano international startup call.
RI-TE received funding under the operational programme Centro 2020, supported by the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF), to lead the execution of R&D project "EasyPET" (2016-18), in co-promotion with the Portuguese Universities of Aveiro (UA) and Coimbra (UC). More recently, RI-TE was awarded further funding to lead a new R&D project "iPET" (2019-22), in consortium with the 2 Universities and Exatronic Lda.
As of February 2019, RI-TE is recognized by the National Innovation Agency as fit and proper for the practice of R&D activities in the scientific and technical domains of "Advanced technologies applied to health" and "Other medical technologies".
RI-TE was a medtech semifinalist of EIT Health Catapult 2018 competition, receiving expert mentorship and smart money from EIT Health, including a 3rd place prize at the EIT Joint Grand Final in Budapest, November 2018. Furthermore, RI-TE was selected for Go Global Medtech/Digital Health 2019 program and is part of the EIT Health Investor Network.
RI-TE received the golden award among 60 teams in the International Track of the 4th China "Internet+" Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition in Xiamen and silver award in the 1st "Internet+" between China and Portuguese Language Countries in Macau, October 2018.
RI-TE has received the Horizon 2020 seal of excellence following evaluation by an international panel of independent experts, of project proposal "iPET" submitted under SME instrument phase 2 call (Nov. 2017).
RI-TE won the HealthTech category of Venture Cup Portugal 2017 (Porto, June 30) and participated in the University Startup World Cup 2017 (Copenhagen, Sep. 18-22), receiving the Best Customer Focus HealthTech award.
RI-TE was awarded with an installation prize after participating in ANJE (Portuguese National Association of Young Entrepreneurs) Startup Accelerator Program in 2015.
RI-TE is sponsored by the Startup League.
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