The CORBEL project will be holding a meeting on 20 June 2017 in Brussels to explore how the 11 participating Biological and Medical Sciences Research Infrastructures (BMS RIs) - including ECRIN - can stimulate innovation in Europe through providing open access to their key assets (e.g. resources, technologies, data and knowledge).
The Medical Infrastructure/Users Forum (MIUF) of the CORBEL project will be holding a third meeting in Paris on April 19th, 2017.
Composed of representatives with scientific and strategic expertise, the MIUF aims to be a key instrument for the efficient development and use of biomedical research in Europe. It will guide the development of shared services and support their incorporation within participating research infrastructures and partner institutions, laying a solid foundation for long-term cooperation.
ECRIN, along with other biomedical infrastructures involved in the CORBEL project, will be attending the 12th BIOVISION Conference 'From Global health to One health' from 4 to 6 April in Lyon, France.
The BIOVISION conference is a meeting place to discuss global health topics such as medical education, digital health and innovation, emerging viral diseases, cancer and metagenomics with stakeholders from all life science fields.
The final meeting of the CORBEL patient-level data task force will be held in Paris from March 27th to 28th, 2017. The consensus document on usage of patient-level data as well as the proposed technical solutions for data sharing will be presented.
The European Forum for Good Clinical Practice (EFGCP) is holding its annual conference on "Meeting the Ethical Standards under the Clinical Trials Regulation (CTR)" from 21 to 22 February 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.
The Paediatric Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (PedCRIN) kick-off meeting was held from 9 to 10 January 2017 at the Pitié Salpêtrière hospital in Paris.
PedCRIN brings together ECRIN and the European Paediatric Clinical Trial Research Infrastructure (EPCTRI) to develop capacity for multinational paediatric clinical trials.
During the meeting there were presentations of the project participants and its five work packages (WPs):
In collaboration with the European Commission, ECRIN will be organising the 5th European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) Network meeting, which will take place in Paris from November 8th to 9th, 2016 at the Ministry for Higher Education and Research (25 rue de la Montagne Sainte-Geneviève).
The meeting will bring together representatives from ERICs, national governments and the European Commission, as well as research infrastructures planning on applying for ERIC status.
The kickoff meeting for the Clinical Research Initiative for Global Health (CRIGH) will be held from 12 to 13 October in Paris, France. CRIGH is a follow-up to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Global Science Forum (GSF) initiative, which was introduced in 2008 to foster international cooperation in non-commercial trials.
ECRIN will host a meeting in Paris on 12 October 2016 to discuss the CORBEL user survey. The survey was sent to medical research communities to capture their needs in terms of tools and services.
Meeting participants will include members of the medical infrastructure / users forum (MIUF), a body of scientific experts that has been created as part of CORBEL. (ECRIN is leading the work package in charge of this activity.)
ECRIN will organise the second workshop of the patient-level data task force in Milan from 6 to 7 October 2016. The task force aims to develop a common framework to provide access to anonymised, patient-level clinical trial data for re-analysis / meta-analysis in Europe. This initiative is in line with a recent editorial from the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors requesting a data-sharing plan as part of the study protocol (N Engl J Med 2016; 374:384-386).