Meet IHI’s first projects and our next director

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First IHI projects launched

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Addressing cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, and bringing on board sectors as diverse as pharmaceuticals, medical technology, big data and imaging, the projects exemplify IHI's cross-sector approach.
Meet the projects 
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3TR project creates common standards to boost severe asthma research
The standards were developed by a multi-stakeholder group including people living with asthma as well as doctors, pharmaceutical companies, and health policymakers.
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Research by IMI project reveals characteristics of ‘neglected’ lung disease
By painting a detailed picture of the lung disease bronchiectasis in different European countries, the iABC project is helping to drive new research on the disease.

Dr Niklas Blomberg named new Executive Director of IHI

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Dr Blomberg has worked in both research and leadership roles in Europe's life sciences sector, and is currently Director of ELIXIR, the life sciences data infrastructure.
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Read the draft topic texts for IHI’s next calls for proposals
We plan to launch call 4 (two-stage) and call 5 (single-stage) in the coming weeks. We publish the draft topics ahead of the call launch to give you extra time to prepare your proposal and form your consortium.
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Get networking via the IHI Call Days portal
The IHI Call Days sessions may be over, but the portal is still very much open for matchmaking – you can create a profile, find and message partners and set up meetings whenever you like!
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Catch up on the IHI Call Days info and pitching sessions
If you missed the IHI Call Days for calls 4 and 5, you can catch up online – the recordings and slides have been published on our website!
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Watch the webinar on IMI’s impact on Ebola vaccines
The slides and recording of this online event on the impact of IMI projects on the development of Ebola vaccines are now online.