International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD) 2018

Clinical Trials and Innovation

ICTD 2018 BudapestTogether with the Hungarian scientific partner HECRIN, ECRIN organised the ICTD 2018 on May 15 2018 in the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest, Hungary. ICTD 2018 brought together investigators, patient representatives, national authorities, health technology assessment specialists and other stakeholders involved in multinational clinical studies from Hungary and across Europe. The aim was to engage with the public, scientific community and decision makers on issues related to this years' theme was Clinical Trials and Innovation.

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ICTD 2018 Speakers  topics 

Jacques Demotes
Director General, ECRIN

Prof. György Kosztolányi
Section of Medical Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Budapest, Hungary)


Opening & Introduction ICTD 2018

Prof. Martin E. Schwab
Director of Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Zürich, Switzerland)


The NOGO protein as a therapeutic target for spinal cord repair - A long journey from concept to clinical development

Prof. Jorge Camarero Jimenez
Head of Oncology Area - Spanish Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices (AEMPS)(Madrid, Spain)


The regulatory context Conditions for access to market - Stratification cohort, validation cohort, clinical trials

Dr. Krisztián Fodor
Directing Manager of the Strategy, Methodology and Development Division and the Innovation Office of National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (Budapest, Hungary)


Regulatory support - How can NIPN help stakeholders?

Prof. József Pálinkás
President of National Research, Development and Innovation Office (Budapest, Hungary)


Funding of value creating innovation RDI policy of Hungary

Dr. Pascale Augé
Chairman of the executive management board of Inserm Transfert (Paris, France)


Funding innovation in Europe Public funding, charity funding, public-private partnership, private investment, venture capital

Prof. Gábor L. Kovács
Chairman of HECRIN and University of Pécs Szentágothai Research Centre (Pécs, Hungary)


The health innovation ecosystem in Hungary

Dr. Toni Andreu
EATRIS Scientific Director (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)


The health innovation ecosystem in Europe: bioparks, translational research infrastructure (EATRIS)