Subject: VPH Newsletter: August 2017

In silico tools at the centre of new FDA regulatory strategy to accelerate innovation.
On 20 July, the EC launched a public consultation on Health and Care in the Digital Single Market.
- EMA- Revised guideline on first-in-human clinical trials
On 26 July, the EMA presented a first revision of the guideline on first-in-human clinical trials, which outlines strategies to identify and mitigate risks for trial participants.
- Development and lifecycle of personalised medicines and companion diagnostics
On 28 July, the EMA released a concept paper on personalised medicine for public consultation.
- Commission to invest €97 million to help 64 small businesses bring their innovations to the market
On 17 July the EC announced that 64 SMEs from 16 countries were selected for SME Phase 2.

- EPSCO informal meeting
On 20 July at an informal meeting of EPSCO in Tallinn, the EU ministers for health discussed the future of digital solutions in health.
- IMI launches €130 million calls for proposals
On 19 July, the IMI launched two new Calls for proposals (Call 11 and Call 12) with a total budget of over € 130 million.
The GA is now voting the 3 candidates that were nominated to cover these important role 
On 15 Sept 2017 the Insigneo Institute will host the first meeting of VPHi UK Chapter.
Researchers on the MultiSim project are trying to find ways to reduce animal testing in preclinical trials by using computer models and medical imaging.
In March 2017 the IMI launched a new project on cardiovascular disease to show how big data can drive progress in the CVD treatment and management.
On 18 July 2017 Prof Peter Hunter, a key and leading researcher of the VPH community, received an honorary degree in Engineering from the University of Sheffield
On Tuesday 11 July 2017 Arsenal Capital Partners announced to be in the process to sell its portfolio company Certara to the private equity firm EQT
Find out more about the VPHi student committee. A new call for participation will be open soon!
The VPHi keynote webinar series is a quarterly event organised by the VPHi student committee that provides a forum for access to senior community members and their expert competence.
17 - 18 August 2017, Berlin - Germany
11 - 14 September 2017, Sheffield - U.K.
11 - 13 September 2017, Vienna - Austria
18 - 22 September 2017, Warwick - U.K.
20 - 22 September 2017, Rome - Italy
28 September 2017, Leuven - Belgium
12- 15 December 2017, Birmingham, U.K.
02 - 06 July 2018, Bologna - Italy
"The Virtual Physiological Human will revolutionise the way health knowledge is produced"stored and managed as well as the way in which healthcare is currently delivered."
 European Commission
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