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Save the Date ! ETP Nanomedicine Annual Event 2014

Save the Date ! ETP Nanomedicine Annual Event 2014

The 2014 ETP Nanomedicine Annual Event and General Assembly will take place on 15th and 16th October in the Basque country.

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7th MNBS 2013 Workshop Report now available

7th MNBS 2013 Workshop Report now available

MNBS is a cluster of European projects funded by the ICT Programme targeting systems and applications that have, or interact with, biological components. The MNBS cluster includes applications in health, environment, and food and beverage industry.

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CLINAM Summit 2014: Pre-Final Programme and registration available

CLINAM Summit 2014: Pre-Final Programme and registration available

The European Foundation for Clinical Nanomedicine (CLINAM), the European Technology Platform on Nanomedicine (ETPN) and the European Society for Nanomedicine invite you to participate in CLINAM 2014, the 7th European Summit for Clinical Nanomedicine and Targeted Medicine on June 23-25, 2014 in Basel (Switzerland).

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Bionest Partners releases the latest exhaustive study on the field of nanomedicine

Bionest Partners releases the latest exhaustive study on the field of nanomedicine

Bionest Partners recently made public in a dedicated press conference their 2014 nanomedicine exhaustive study conducted for the French Drug Syndicate LEEM (Pharmaceutical Drug Industry Association) and as an update of their 2008 report.

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ETPN Newsletter 1/2014 available

ETPN Newsletter 1/2014 available

The ETPN released the 1st Newsletter in 2014 with focus on Horizon 2020

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Opening eyes to Nanomedicine

Opening eyes to Nanomedicine

The ETPN continues its collaboration and series of nanomedicine articles with the International Innovation magasine, with an overview of nanomedicine based solutions in ophthalmology and their hopes for the future of this field.

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Explaining nanomedicine with a two minutes animated video

Explaining nanomedicine with a two minutes animated video

The ETPN together with the NANOMED2020 consortium created a two minutes animated movie explaining in simple terms what is nanomedicine to the general public and what are the major fields of applications.

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The ETPN and its partners organize the 2nd Nano World Cancer Day simultaneously over 13 countries across Europe

The ETPN and its partners organize the 2nd Nano World Cancer Day simultaneously over 13 countries across Europe

The European Platform of Nanomedicine (ETPN) and its partners will organize a pan-European event on January 30-31st on “Nanomedicine for cancer … did you know? An event shedding light”

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Survey on magnetic single-core and multi-core nanoparticles

Survey on magnetic single-core and multi-core nanoparticles

The NanoMag Project (FP7-NMP-2013-LARGE-7) is interested in assessing the needs for magnetic single-core and multi-core nanoparticles of its partners, industry, regulatory bodies, centres of excellence and SMEs with a survey.

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European Summit for Clinical Nanomedicine and Targeted Medicine 2014 - Preliminary Programme available

European Summit for Clinical Nanomedicine and Targeted Medicine 2014 - Preliminary Programme available

The European Foundation for Clinical Nanomedicine (CLINAM), the European Technology Platform on Nanomedicine (ETPN) and the European Society for Nanomedicine invite you to participate in CLINAM 2014, the 7th European Summit for Clinical Nanomedicine and Targeted Medicine on June 23-25, 2014 in Basel (Switzerland).

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International Innovation article: Federating an outstanding European Community in Nanomedicine

International Innovation article: Federating an outstanding European Community in Nanomedicine

The ETPN continues its series of Nanomedicine articles with the International Innovation magasine. The following one highlights the recent initiatives that have been launched over the past year within the NANOMED2020 consortium to federate an outstanding European community in Nanomedicine

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ERC Calls in Horizon 2020 open

Horizon 2020's pillar "Excellence in sciences" aims at supporting basic research. The European Research Couhncil (ERC) published on 11.12.2013 3 calls under this programme.

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Horizon 2020 - NMP Calls open

The European Commission published on 11th December the first Calls for project proposals under Horizon 2020, the next Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The NMP Workprogramme foresees several calls for the funding of Nanomedicine research.

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International Innovation article: Nanomedicine: a sweet spot in fighting diabetes

International Innovation article: Nanomedicine: a sweet spot in fighting diabetes

Dr Silke Krol, PhD from the Fondazione IRCCS Neurologic Institute ‘Carlo Besta’ in Milan and ETP Nanomedicine member continues our nanomed series in the International Innovation magazine by highlighting the opportunities offered by nanotechnologies to fight diabetes.

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Presentations and Webstreams of the Open Info Days on Challenge „Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing“ available

Presentations and Webstreams of the Open Info Days on Challenge „Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing“ available

The Open Info Days on Challenge „Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing“ took place on 22.11.13 in Brussels.

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6th Joint Call for European Research Projects on Rare Diseases (JTC 2014) (Innovative therapeutic approaches)

6th Joint Call for European Research Projects on Rare Diseases (JTC 2014) (Innovative therapeutic approaches)

On the 5th of December 2013 E-Rare will officialy open its 6th Joint Transnational Call for Research Projects on Rare Diseases (JTC 2014). This year the call is specifically dedicated to development of innovative therapeutic approaches for rare diseases. The aim of the call is to enable scientists in different countries to build an effective collaboration on a common interdisciplinary research project based on complementarities and sharing of expertise, with a clear translational research approach

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3rd Joint Transnational Call for Proposals of the ERA-NET on Translational Cancer Research to be launched in December 2013

3rd Joint Transnational Call for Proposals of the ERA-NET on Translational Cancer Research to be launched in December 2013

The ERA-NET on Translational Cancer Research (TRANSCAN) has been established with the ultimate goal of coordinating the research efforts and funding programmes of European countries in translational cancer research. In this line, TRANSCAN launched the third Joint Transnational Call for research proposals (JTC) in December 2013.

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Publication of Horizon 2020 Draft Work Programmes 2014-2015

Publication of Horizon 2020 Draft Work Programmes 2014-2015

The European Commission made public these documents just before the adoption process of the work programmes to provide potential participants with the currently expected main lines of the work programmes 2014-2015. However, they are working documents not yet endorsed by the Commission and their contents does not in any way prejudge the final decision of the Commission.

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Retrospective: Nanomedicine workshop at BIO-Europe 2013, 4th November 2013 in Vienna

Retrospective: Nanomedicine workshop at BIO-Europe 2013, 4th November 2013 in Vienna

"Five years from now every pharma will have a nano program". While there are 49 products on the market incorporating nanoparticles, there are four times that many now moving through the pipeline with half of those already in Phase II or Phase III trials. In his role as vice chair for the European Technology Platform on Nanomedicine, Laurent Levy described the state of the emerging field of nanotherapeutics to set the context for a special workshop at BIO-Europe® 2013 asking, ” Is nano becoming the next sweet spot for drug development?”

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Value Chain Survey from VALUE4NANO

Value Chain Survey from VALUE4NANO

VALUE4NANO, a Coordinated Support Action funded by the European Commission to deliver recommendations for future program topics launched an online Value Chain Survey.

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Pre-Call Announcement of the EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND)

Pre-Call Announcement of the EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND)

Two JPND Joint Transnational Calls aimed at supporting transnational collaborations in the field of neurodegenerative disease research will launch in early December 2013

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EPoSS organises a Proposers' Day on Smart Systems in the LEIT ICT Workprogramme 2014-2015

EPoSS organises a Proposers' Day on Smart Systems in the LEIT ICT Workprogramme 2014-2015

EPoSS, the European Technology Platform on Smart Systems Integration organises on 10th December 2013 in Berlin a Proposers' Day, including a session with representatives from the European Commission and 3 brokerage sessions. Smart / Micro Systems in Health will definitely be a topic of the event.

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Winners of the first-ever Nanomedicine Award revealed at BIO-Europe 2013

Winners of the first-ever Nanomedicine Award revealed at BIO-Europe 2013

Berlin, November 4th, 2013 – The winners of the first ever Nanomedicine Award were officially announced during the Nanomedicine Panel at BIO-Europe conference in Vienna, November 4th 2013. The Award review Board agreed to distinguish two projects: Endomagnetics technology in the nanodiagnostic category and I-CARE project from Linköping University in the regenerative medicine category.

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International Innovation article: Nanomedicine in Action - Targeting Atherosclerosis

International Innovation article: Nanomedicine in Action - Targeting Atherosclerosis

The ETP Nanomedicine asked Dr. Varvara Karagkiozaki and Professor Stergios Logothetidis to continue the nanomed series started with the publication "International Innovation" by discussing the exciting headway being made in using nanomedicine to treat atherosclerosis.

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IMI launches 10th Call for proposals

IMI launches 10th Call for proposals

On 29 October IMI launched its 10th Call for proposals. The deadline for submitting Expressions of Interestes (EoI) is 28 January 2014. The topic of this Call is Immunological assay standardisation and development for use in assessments of correlates of protection for influenza vaccines.

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