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Save the date: IX Foresight Training Course, October 27-29, 2016

Also this year the Gianni Benzi Pharmacological Research Foundation organises the Foresight Training Course entitled ‘EUROPE LEADS THE BEST MEDICINES SYSTEM FOR PATIENTS’, at its ninth edition now. The Gianni Benzi Foundation is a not-for-profit scientific research organisation with the mission to uphold the ideas and continue the work of Professor Gianmartino Benzi in the fields of pharmacological research and regulatory science in Europe and in the promotion of an ethical and safe use of pharmaceutical products, including the fight against doping. […]

The European Week of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME WEEK): Technological SMEs for Health Industry

During the SME WEEK, the European Week of Small and Medium Enterprises and together  with all partners of the SMARTINNO project, co-funded by the European Union in the framework of the program of cooperation “IPA Adriatic Cross-Border 2007-2013”, the Science and Technology Park Valenzano (Ba), Tecnopolis, Department of Medical Technology, organized from 16th to 20th November, 2015, a 5-day event entitled “Technological SMEs for the health industry“, dedicated to the important contribution that SMEs make to’innovation in the health system. The SME Week, which took place in 37 European countries with the aim of promoting the entrepreneurial spirit, has been an important protagonist of the economic recovery as it had a key role in the search for innovative solutions and the preparation of new products and services. Innovation in health technology, the common thread of the event, has, in fact, the power to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the personal care, both through revolutionary steps in medical prevention, diagnosis and treatment, and through the application of innovative technology to do more with fewer resources, and combining the needs and the legitimate demand of citizens to have better services with compression needs, or at least rationalized expenditure. The innovative technologies will support Europe for more sustainable health care and a more competitive industry because SMEs are vital for certain solutions, and their needs must be taken into account when developing successful policies for the health industry. Prominent guests in the field of clinical- scientific training -, attended the scientific sessions, which, with CME credits, were focused on in-depth thematic areas in terms of new technologies applied to health (advanced diagnostics, home care, image analysis, technologies for rehabilitation, information for patient health management, etc.). […]

Save the date “From Nucleic Acid to Personalized Medicine” Final Workshop. November 16th, 2015, Bari

The workshop entitled “From Nucleic Acid to Personalized Medicine: Innovative approaches to Early Diagnosis and Therapy of Diseases At High Social Impact” is the final meeting within the project “Verso la Medicina Personalizzata: Sviluppo di nuove molecole selettive per la cura del Neuroblastoma” funded by Fondazione CON IL SUD in reply to the call Sviluppo Capitale umano Alta Qualificazione 2011. It will be held on November 16th, 2015 at Salone degli Affreschi, University “Aldo Moro” of Bari, Piazza Umberto I, 1. […]

Save the date – VIII Foresight Training Course

On September 22nd-23rd, 2015, the Children’s Memorial Health Institute in Warsaw (Poland) will host the VIII edition of the Foresight Training Course (FTC) titled Regulatory And Practice In Paediatric Trials And Studies promoted by Gianni Benzi Pharmacological Research Foundation (FGB, Italy) and GRiP (Global Research in Paediatrics) – Work Package 4, led by CVBF-TEDDY. This FTC edition will be focused on several issues impacting on paediatric clinical research, and in particular on the forthcoming novelties in the field: the entry into force in Europe of new rules regulating clinical research and the ongoing debate on the impact of the Paediatric Regulation after 10 years. The event will then discuss, in the framework of an international multi-stakeholders debate, the present and the future of the paediatric research including the efforts made by the scientific community and the ongoing projectssuch as the proposed Paediatric Research Infrastructures (EPCTRI) and the global networks. […]

Press Conference at UniBA

On December 10th 2014, a press conference was held at the rectorate of the University of Bari Aldo Moro with the aim to sign the framework agreement for the scientific collaboration between the University of Bari (UniBA), the Gianni Benzi Pharmacological Research Foundation (FGB) and the Consorzio per Valutazioni Biologiche e Farmacologiche (CVBF). On that occasion, Prof. Antonio Felice Uricchio as Dean of the University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, Prof. Adriana Ceci as President of FGB and Mr. Donato Bonifazi as CEO of CVBF and Prof. Adriana Ceci as President of FGB undertook to cooperate in carrying out scientific research activities foreseen in the framework of the EU-funded projects (FP7 and Health Programme) in which FGB and CVBF are Partners. In particular, the scientific research activities will involve the following departments at the University of Bari: Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology; Department of Pharmacy-Pharmaceutical Sciences; Department of Biosciences, Biotechnology and Biopharmaceutical; Department of Basic Medical Sciences, neuroscience and sense organs; Department of Political Science.

E-learning course “Authorisation procedures for multi-centre and multi-national trials”

The Consorzio per Valutazioni Biologiche e Farmacologiche (CVBF) and the Gianni Benzi Pharmacological Research Foundation (FGB) are pleased to inform you that applications are now open for the new e-learning course entitled “Authorisation procedures for multi-centre and multi-national trials”. The course is free of charge upon registration! It is aimed at providing a guide on the procedures to be followed for the application of clinical trials with medicinal products for human use to the competent bodies to all the involved stakeholders, in the specific case of multi-center and multi-national trials. The Course is available on the e-learning platform CVBF-FGB and consists of 7-hour lesson structured in 5 modules. Each module is constituted by a PowerPoint presentation supported by audio comments and research material (scientific articles, videos, textbook which is a pdf file with the explanation of each slide. All materials can be viewed online or saved by the user on their own computer. The course applies for 10,5 Italian ECM credits for all healthcare professionals, including biologists, pharmacists and physicians. For further information please visit our e-learning platform or contact us at [email protected]

E-learning course “Marketing a drug for human use in Europe”

The Consorzio per Valutazioni Biologiche e Farmacologiche (CVBF) and the Gianni Benzi Pharmacological Research Foundation (FGB) are pleased to inform you that applications are now open for the new e-learning course entitled “Marketing a drug for human use in Europe”. The course is free of charge upon registration! It deals with the procedures to be followed in order to obtain a Marketing Authorisation for medicinal products for human use according to European rules, with particular focus on: Advanced Therapies Medicinal Products (ATMPs) Orphan drugs Paediatric medicines The Course is available on the e-learning platform CVBF-FGB and consists of 8-hour lesson structured in 4 modules. Each module is constituted by a PowerPoint presentation supported by audio comments and research material (scientific articles, videos, textbook which is a pdf file with the explanation of each slide. All materials can be viewed online or saved by the user on their own computer. The course applies for 12 Italian ECM credits for all healthcare professionals, including biologists, pharmacists and physicians. For further information please visit our e-learning platform or contact us at [email protected]