On 25-26 April 2022, SAPHIRe project (Securing the Adoption of Personalised Health in Regions) will hold its final conference entitled “Personalised Medicine in European Regions - A Roadmap to the Future of Medicine”. The event will provide insight and inspiration into how regions contribute to the development and implementation of personalised medicine.
The event will feature speakers from all over the quadruple helix; regional representatives discussing policy approaches, scientists informing about the latest state-of-play, as well as representatives from industry, patient organisations and other stakeholders with interest in personalised health, from European, national, and regional entities. Lessons learned during the project will be highlighted and the event will offer a chance to engage in interregional networking. More information about the event can be found here.
Who should attend?
Regional actors, such as regional policymakers or representatives from hospitals, academia, genetic centres, primary healthcare providers, cluster organisations, patient organisations, SMEs, start-ups, large companies, and other stakeholders active in personalised medicine.
The event is planned to take place in the Flemish Parliament in Brussels. Please register by completing the registration form before the 25th of March. You can find the preliminary agenda here. Registration is organised on a first come first serve basis. Please wait until you receive a confirmation email before proceeding with any travel or accommodation arrangements. The conference is free of charge, but you should pay your own travel and accommodation. Please also note a no-show fee will be charged in case of a live conference. Depending on the circumstances, the event can be switched to a full streaming event. A valid COVID pass could be asked depending on the measures at the time being.
There is limited possibility to book a hotel room at the following fixed prices for the night of the 25th to the 26th of April:
- Ibis Brussels Off Grand’Place, 238.24€ incl. breakfast and city tax, ~900m from venue,
- Hotel Agora, 219€ incl. city tax, excl. breakfast (available à la carte), ~800m from venue,
- Hotel du Congres, 199€ incl. breakfast and city tax for a single room and 225€ incl. breakfast and city tax for a double room single use, ~100m from venue.
If you would like to make use of this offer, please indicate your interest in the registration form. The organisers will inform you about the availability of the room and the reservation procedure.
SAPHIRe is a 3.5-year project (2019-2022) that is managed by a consortium consisting of the department of Economy, Science and Innovation of the Flemish Government, the Public Health Agency of Northern Ireland, EIT Health/InnoStars and EuroBioForum Foundation.
The project was initiated to support the development and implementation of personalised medicine in European regions, including in remote and sparsely populated regions, and to establish and support networking between regions. SAPHIRe is part of the CSA family that contributes to the agenda of ICPerMed, the International Consortium for Personalised Medicine.