Enriching knowledge and enhancing care through health data

Enriching the Opportunities for Clinical Research in European Hospitals: the EHR4CR Platform

“Moving towards deployment of EHR Enabled Clinical Research in Europe”


08:00 8:30 Registration and Coffee
08:30 11:35 Morning session
08:30 08:35 Georges De Moor, EuroRec, Ghent University, EHR4CR Managing Entity
08:35 08:45 Ruxandra Draghia-Akli, Director, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission
The Horizon 2020 Programme: new Opportunities for Clinical Research in Europe
08:45 08:55 Paul Timmers, Director, DG Connect, European Commission
eHealth for Triple Win
08:55 09:05 Ann Martin, Scientific Officer, IMI-JU
The Innovative Medicines Initiative Objectives
09:05 09:20 Richard Perkins, eClinical Forum
Setting the Scene: the Opportunities for Efficient Clinical Research
09:20 09:35 Mats Sundgren, AstraZeneca, EHR4CR Coordinator
The EHR4CR Project
09:35 09:50 Neelam Patel, NeelamConsulting (previously Eli Lilly)
EHR4CR Enabling Proactive Research
09:50 10:10 Coffee break
10:10 10:35

Dipak Kalra, EuroRec, University College London, EHR4CR Managing Entity
Christian Ohmann, ECRIN
Governance and the EHR4CR Institute

10:35 10:50 Petra Wilson, International Diabetes Federation
The Patients’ Perspective
10:50 11:10 Brecht Claerhout, Custodix
The EHR4CR Platform and Services
11:10 11:30 David Voets, Custodix
Live EHR4CR Platform Demonstration
11:30 11:35 Andreas Schmidt , F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Coordinator Deputy of EHR4CR
Closing the morning session and introduction to the Exhibition
11:35 13:30 Exhibition & Lunch
13:30 15:00 Afternoon Session
13:30 13:55 Petra Wilson, International Diabetes Federation
Nikolaus Forgo, Centre for Data Protection (CDP), Leibniz Universität Hannover
Peter Singleton, University College London
The EHR4CR Privacy Approach and Legal Issues around the Re-use of Data
13:55 14:10 Martin Dugas, Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universitaet Muenster
Marc Cuggia , Université de Rennes 1
The EHR4CR pilots: a Real Success
14:10 14:30

Georges De Moor, EuroRec
Bart Vannieuwenhuyse, Janssen
The Convergence Initiative to maximise the value from European Research

14:30 14:45 Maria Englund, Karolinska Trial Alliance, KTA
Is EHR4CR solving a Real Need? The Karolinska Expectations
14:45 15:00 Andreas Schmidt, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Coordinator Deputy of EHR4CR
Georges De Moor, EuroRec
Concluding Remarks
    Exhibition & Drink

"Discover the benefits of joining the EHR4CR network"

"Grow your reputation as a centre of clinical excellence"

"Find out how to access new tools and services for research"

"Meet your peers from hospitals and pharma"


Supported by

The research leading to these results has received support (budget: 16.350.000 Euro) from the Innovative Medicines Initiative Joint Undertaking under grant agreement n° 115189, resources of which are composed of financial contribution from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007- 2013) and EFPIA companies’ in kind contribution.



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