Webinar on ’Supporting the innovation and exploitation activities of transnational research projects in rare diseases’

Date & Time 25 March 2021, 10:00 to 11:15 CET
Location Online

Abstract: The webinar will provide an overview of the process and challenge of translating knowledge into patient benefit, and raise awareness of the tools, services and expert support available to translational researchers in the RD field through the EJPRD project . Topics covered include in the areas of therapies and diagnostic development, pre-clinical and clinical proof-of-concept and IPR and funding aspects, all needed to support rigorous, patient-centric translational research. The webinar will explain how to make use of the services offered and added value for researchers that will in the future need to take next steps towards the patient. A live question-and-answer session will allow participants the opportunity for real-time guidance and follow-up.

Speakers include:

  • Toni Andreu MD PhD – Scientific Director at EATRIS
  • Giovanni Migliaccio – Scientific Director of the Centro Valutazioni Biologiche e Farmacologiche and Senior Regulatory Advisor at EATRIS
  • Elena Beltrami – Technology Transfer Manager at Fondazione Telethon
  • Anton Ussi – Operations & Finance Director at EATRIS

Registration is free but mandatory, please register here.

Organisers: This webinar is co-organised by EJP RD and the Rare Diseases Team at the European Commission.