The International Consortium for Personalised Medicine (ICPerMed) brings together over 30 European and international partners representing ministries, funding agencies and the European Commission (EC). Together, they work on coordinating and fostering research to develop and evaluate personalised medicine approaches.
Despite all efforts, only a limited number of personalised medicine approaches have so far managed the long road from basic biomedical research to clinical application. A lot of investment is made in personalised medicine related research. However, the research efforts in this highly innovative and rapidly changing field are fragmented. Therefore research funders assembled under the umbrella of ICPerMed address this fragmentation challenge on the European as well as on the international level.
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