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Precision medicine test for the therapeutic decisions and monitoring of treatment response in breast cancer

 

 

Project Title: „ Precision medicine test for the therapeutic decisions and monitoring of treatment response in breast cancer

Funding: European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Measure 1.2.1. Specific support goal "To Increase the Private Sector Investments R&D"; measure 1.2.1.2. "Support for Improvement of Technology Transfer System" “Industry‑Driven Research”

Project Nr.: KC-PI-2017/23 

Technical and economic feasibility study and the development of commercialisation strategy that will be accomplished within the first 6 months (19 th July 2017 – 19 th January 2018)

Technical and economic feasibility study and the development of commercialisation strategy costs: 25 000 EUR

Principle Investigator: Dr. biol. A. Linē

 

The commercialisation strategy will contain a detailed plan for bringing the precision medicine tool described in this project to the market.

The commercialisation measures will consist of industrial research and experimental development aiming to demonstrate the clinical validity of the proposed precision medicine approach.         

The main aim of the current project is to develop a precision medicine test for molecular profiling of breast cancer that helps to choose the best treatment option for each patient and a personalised liquid biopsy for monitoring the treatment response and early detection of recurrence.

The main objective of this project is to demonstrate the clinical validity of such a precision medicine approach in breast cancer patients. After the end of this project, these tests will be registered as laboratory developed tests and offered as molecular diagnostics services that can help in a clinical decision making.

This project will provide an opportunity to create a new in vitro diagnostics service that will be the first of its kind in Latvia and may turn out to be internationally competitive.

 

Published 24.07.2017.

 

19.07.2017.-19.10.2017.

In the period from 19.07.2017.until 19.10.2017. Within the framework of the project, a market research was conducted on potential bidders for the procurement of development of a commercialization strategy.

The procurement regulations for procurement "Development of a commercial strategy" were prepared. The purpose of the service is to define the steps to develop a product or technology from conception to market introduction, and also to analyze the choice of a more advantageous solution between assigning the right to use industrial property to another person (licensing agreement, patent sale) or creating a new business on a scientific basis, and make recommendation what information should be prepared to get potential licensees or investment funds attention and offer them the technology. The above-mentioned procurement was announced on the website of the Procurement Monitoring Bureau on 12.10.2017.

Published 19.10.2017.



Mājas lapas izstrādi finansēja ERAF 2.1.1.2. aktivitātes projekts Nr. 2010/0196/2DP/2.1.1.2.0/10/APIA/VIAA/004 "Latvijas biomedicīnas pētījumu integrācija Eiropas zinātnes telpā".