Brussels, Belgium, 30 November 2017 – Today, the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is launching a new Call for proposals covering diabetes, antimicrobial resistance, neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, and medicines safety during pregnancy and breastfeeding, to name just a few. The total budget of the Call is EUR 223 million, around half of which comes from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, and half of which comes from EFPIA companies and IMI Associated Partners.
IMI projects delivering high quality
The sheer volume and high quality of publications coming out of IMI projects is highlighted in the latest analysis of IMI publications carried out by Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters).
IMI has been monitoring and analysing the papers coming out of its projects since 2012, and the number of publications is increasing year-on–year. In 2016 alone, IMI projects produced 796 publications, bringing the total number of publications produced by IMI projects to over 2 600.
New IMI video
Carrying the torch for medical innovation
Diseases keep changing, and infections we treated for decades can once again kill. By bringing together researchers from the public and private sectors, we are working to speed up medicines development and turn knowledge into treatments. Watch our #CarryTheTorch video and share it!