C-COMEND: Training in Translational Research
C-COMEND in a nutshell
C-COMEND is a two-year European training project supported by the Erasmus plus programme, which started on November 1st 2015, with the overall objective of bringing together stakeholders from different sectors and disciplines in order to develop a course aimed at PhD students and early Post-Docs, teaching the skills and competencies required to successfully contribute to translational research and medicines development.
As part of this project, the following intellectual outputs have been developed :
- Free online course entitled “ the landscape of Translation Medicine”, covering biomarkers development, target validation, regulatory environment.
- A five-day long face-to-face course, in close collaboration with pharmaceutical industry partners.
Next course expected in Summer of 2019
- A competency profile serving as a basis for the development of the course curriculum.
- A business plan ensuring the sustainability of the course offering.
The consortium is led by EATRIS ERIC and consists of 4 additional European partners: