MINDED is led by the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italian Institute of Technology – IIT) in Genoa (Italy) and involves 16 partners in Europe, Usa and Israel, comprising 11 research centers and universities and 6 non-academic institutions
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is a decentralized agency of the European Union (EU), located in London. It began operating in 1995 developed by pharmaceutical companies for use in the. The European Medicines Agency, is at the core of the European Union’s medicine and health system, and aims to protect human and animal health. The Agency is responsible for coordinating the European Medicines Regulatory Network in the scientific evaluation, supervision and safety monitoring of medicines: to ensure that the system works effectively, the Agency works closely with its partners and stakeholders, and is a proactive member of important networks in Europe and beyond. The Agency is interested in the emerging field of nanotechnology-based medicines, published a number of relevant scientific guidelines; and is active member of the International Pharmaceutical Regulators Forum and has a strong interest in collaborating with Academia and Research Institutions.
The advisors for this secondment will be Prof. Christopher Tucci, Chair of CSI at EPFL, and Dr. Lorenzo Massa, at EPFL. Prof. Tucci has a long and documented expertise in entrepreneurship and corporate venture capital, business model innovation, technology strategy and policy, internet strategy of entrants and incumbents, and corporate governance and innovation. Dr Lorenzo Massa is an expert in strategy and innovation. He is actively involved in research, consulting and teaching on business model design and innovation. MINDED trainees will acquire specific skills in the areas technology management and science entrepreneurship.