ICPerMed Workshop 2017
The first ICPerMed workshop took place on 26-27 June 2017 in Milan, Italy. In five parallel sessions, experts and funders from different fields of personalised medicine discussed and developed solutions for the following topics:
ICPerMed@EU-LAC Health Final Conference
On June 15th, Dr. Ulrike Bußhoff, coordinator of ICPerMed Secretariat, represented ICPerMed at the EU-LAC Health Final Conference in Madrid, Spain.
ICPerMed@Workshop EU regions in PM
On May 4-5, Mairéad O’Driscoll and Wolfgang Ballensiefen as chairs represented ICPerMed at the workshop “The contribution of EU regions to Research and Innovation for Personalised Medicine” that was organized by the European Commission in Brussels.
ICPerMed Executive Committee Meeting in Copenhagen
In April 2017, the ICPerMed Executive Committee met in the building of Innovation Fund Denmark in Copenhagen to discuss the future strategy and work programme of ICPerMed.
ICPerMed Action Plan for Personalised Medicine published
22 March 2017 – The International Consortium for Personalised Medicine (ICPerMed) identifies future research needs in a common Action Plan. The aim of ICPerMed is to boost personalised medicine by an enhanced coordination and alignment of research activities. Over the past year, the members of ICPerMed have developed a common Action Plan with central research and research-supporting activities in all areas relevant to personalised medicine.
On March 14th, Judit Molnar, member of ICPerMed’s Steering Board, represented ICPerMed at the workshop of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) about “Personalised medicines – focus on patients and healthcare professionals” in London.
ICPerMed@(Bio)Pharma Ireland Seminar
On February 28th, Charlotte Videbaek, member of ICPerMed’s Steering Board, represented ICPerMed at the (Bio)Pharma Ireland high-level seminar: “The future of (bio)pharmaceutical manufacturing” that took place in Brussels.
ICPerMed Article in Clinical and Translational Science
Elmar Nimmesgern, Indridi Benediktsson and Irene Norstedt from the European Commission recently published an article about ICPerMed: „Personalised Medicine in Europe“. It gives a very good overview about the background of ICPerMed and about current developments in personalised medicine in general and underlines that “[…] the time is ripe for a meaningful demonstration of the potential of personalised medicine approaches […]”.
Official Launch of ICPerMed
Brussels, 24 November 2016 – Personalised medicine is a promising new concept for dealing with challenges of health and health systems. With the launch of the International Consortium for Personalised Medicine (ICPerMed), European countries aim to coordinate health research policy to advance the implementation of personalised medicine.