THE INNOVATIVE MEDICINES INITIATIVE

The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is Europe's largest public-private initiative aiming to speed up the development of better and safer medicines for patients.

IMI supports collaborative research projects and builds networks of industrial and academic experts in order to boost pharmaceutical innovation in Europe.

IMI is a joint undertaking between the European Union and the pharmaceutical industry association EFPIA.

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IMI LAUNCHES EBOLA+ PROGRAMME

IMI has launched an ambitious programme to accelerate the development of vaccines and treatments against Ebola and related diseases. The first Call under the Ebola+ programme has a total budget of €280m.

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ONGOING PROJECTS

  • A life-saving technology

    IMI project SUMMIT has developed an ultrasound device to identify patients at imminent risk of a heart attack or stroke

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  • Action on autism

    Watch a video on how EU-AIMS is developing tools to boost our understanding of autism, paving the way for new treatments

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  • Get on-course!

    With over 5 000 courses, on-course, run by the EMTRAIN project, is Europe's most comprehensive biomedical R&D postgrad course portal

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  • Innovation in action

    IMI's 46 projects have a combined budget of €1.6 billion and are tackling some of the toughest challenges in drug development.

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  • Patient power!

    EUPATI is developing educational resources that will empower patients to engage more effectively in the drug research and development process

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  • Schizophrenia breakthrough

    NEWMEDS project research published in Nature reveals that genetic variants linked with schizophrenia have an impact in healthy carriers

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FUTURE CALLS

The following topics are under consideration for inclusion in future Calls:

 - Remote assessment
 - Type 2 diabetes
 - Neuropsychiatry
 - Vaccine manufacture
 - Pertussis vaccines
 - Patient engagement
 - Adaptive pathways

IMI NEWSFLASH IMI News Flash

 
  • 26/11/2014 : Last slide of the day sums things up: #IMI2 builds on IMI1 & is open to ALL relevant partners http://t.co/yBn7AsF5PY
  • 26/11/2014 : Want to get involved in IMI but not sure which route is best for you? CONTACT US and we'll talk it through!
  • 26/11/2014 : A 4th option is to actually become a member of IMI.

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