IMI 4th Call topic webinars

Start Date 21/06/2011 End Date 30/06/2011

IMI held webinars on all seven of the 4th Call topics between 21 and 30 June 2011 inclusive.

The webinars attracted between 25 and 45 participants and featured presentations of the Call topic as well as opportunities to ask questions via the chat function or over the phone.

Presentations were the same as those used as the 4th Call Open Info Day

The webinar schedule was as follows:

1. Building up a European Medical Information Framework (EMIF) of patient-level data to support a wide range of medical research.
This Call theme consists of three topics:
i. Information Framework / Knowledge Management Service Layer
ii. Metabolic complications of obesity
iii. Protective and precipitating markers for the development of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias
Date: Tuesday 21 June
Time: 15:00-17:00

2. eTRIKS: European Translational Information & Knowledge Management Services
Date: Wednesday 22 June
Time: 15:00–16:30

3. Delivery and targeting mechanisms for biological macromolecules
Date: Tuesday 28 June
Time: 12:00-13:00

4. In vivo predictive biopharmaceutics tools for oral drug delivery
Date: Tuesday 28 June
Time: 10:30-11:30

5. Sustainable Chemistry – delivering medicines for the 21st century
Date: Tuesday 28 June
Time: 15:00-16:00

6. Human Induced Pluripotent Stem (hiPS) Cells for drug discovery and safety assessment
Date: Monday 27 June
Time: 16:00-17:00

7. Understanding and optimising binding kinetics in drug discovery
Date: Thursday 30 June
Time: 15:00-16:00

The indicative 4th Call topics can be found here. Please note that all information relating to the 4th Call is indicative and subject to change. Final information about the IMI 4th Call will be communicated after approval by the IMI Governing Board.