The North-Eastern region of Cataluña is one of Spain’s most prosperous. It has population of 7.3 million. With strong government backing, the region is now focused on developing its capabilities in personalised medicine and the use of big data.
The Catalan government’s Research and Innovation in Health Directorate have stated that personalised medicine is a key priority for the region. The science and infrastructure are already available, the goal is to move to make personalised healthcare an area of interest and build on the available assets that exist within the region.
Policy document (RIS3): Yes
Policy document PM@RIS3: Yes
National level: Recommendations proposal for a state strategy http://www.aegh.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Propuesta-de-Recomendaciones-MPP-_-Def.pdf
National level: A status report about personalized medicine in Spain https://www.institutoroche.es/static/pdfs/MPP_EN_ESPANA_MAPA_DE_CCAA.pdf
GCAT- Genomics for lyfe http://www.gcatbiobank.org/qui-som/en_index/Barcelona
Supercomputing Centre - Marenostrum Super computer, Genomics, molecular modeling, https://www.bsc.es/research-and-development/research-development
CRG- Centre for genomic regulation international biomedical research institute, genomics, bioinformatics, proteomics, tissue engineering https://www.crg.eu/en/content/about-us/general-information
Is the region represented in: Horizon2020; Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy Platforms/Partnerships (RIS3); EIT Health/InnoStars/Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS); other?
CeLac and European consortium for a personalized medicine approach to Gastric Cancer
IndividualizedPaediatricCure: Cloud-based virtual-patient models for precision paediatric oncology
EUCANCan: a federated network of aligned and interoperable infrastructures for the homogeneous analysis, management and sharing of genomic oncology data for Personalized Medicine
SPIDIA for Personalized Medicine - Standardisation of generic Pre-analytical procedures for In-vitro DIAgnostics for Personalized Medicine
ERA-Net Cofund in Personalised Medicine
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