Project title: ADOPT – implementAtion anD OPeration of the gateway for healTh into BBMRI-ERIC
Project No.: H2020-INFRADEV-3-2015
Grant Agreement No: 676550
Period: 36 months, 1st October 2015 – 30th September 2018
Project costs: 4,950,860.00 €
Coordinator: Erik Steinfelder
The ADOPT BBMRI-ERIC proposal aims at boosting and accelerating implementation of BBMRI-ERIC and its services. Its main deliverables are designed to complete or launch the construction of key Common Services of the Research Infrastructure as required for European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructure-(ESFRI) -projects ‘under implementation’, reflecting the targets of the European Research Area (ERA). One of the challenges in the post-genomic era is the research on common complex diseases, such as cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. Revealing these diseases will depend critically on the study of human biological samples and data from large numbers of patients and healthy individuals. The EU’s ageing population will result in an increase in many of those diseases and consequently an increased healthcare expenditure for senior citizens. Its implementation is essential for the understanding of the diversity of human diseases, biological samples and corresponding data, which are required for the development of any new drug or diagnostic assay and are, therefore, critical for the advancement in health research, ultimately leading to personalised medicine. BBMRI-ERIC will provide a gateway access to the collections of the European research community, expertise and services building on the outcome of ADOPT BBMRI-ERIC.
Information published 02.01.2018.