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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STAKEHOLDER FORUM - SAVE THE DATE

IMI will hold its Stakeholder Forum 2014 in Brussels on Wednesday 21 May. The event is a unique opportunity to learn about and discuss IMI’s latest results, activities and plans.

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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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IMI 2 - LATEST NEWS

IMI 2 will pave the way for breakthrough vaccines, medicines and treatments to tackle major health challenges. The legislative proposal for IMI 2 is currently under discusssion.

The Strategic Research Agenda for IMI 2 is now available.

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IMI NEWSFLASH IMI News Flash

 
  • 16/04/2014 : RT @EFPIA: Parliament clears €3 billion EU medicines R&D initiative http://t.co/AlmeoeQDhN @IMI_JU @MichelGoldman #Research #Pharma
  • 16/04/2014 : IMI cited in @washingtonpost article on #antibiotic #resistance http://t.co/lkNJkBmvgc
  • 15/04/2014 : RT @EFPIA: EP adopted today the Council regulation on the Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 Jt. Undertaking http://t.co/fjUactxUu8 @IMI_JU…

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