Newsletter Nº 01
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GA meeting 12M: 15/16 June 2023 - Helsinki
41 participants (consortium partners and 1 advisory board member) were present in Helsinki for our 12M GA meeting. Also 9 persons (consortium partners and advisory board members) followed the meeting online.
The first day, Jari Yli-Kauhaluoma from Helsinki University welcomed us in Helsinki.
Christian Stevens, from Ghent University, acting as Project coordinator, welcomed the participants dedicated to open discussion on project related topics. Christian Stevens reminded the project objectives and presented an overview of the first-year results of the project.
Thereafter, the future work of the new Hop On partner LIOS was presented to the consortium followed by the project management of the project. Next, the training activities were elaborated, followed by the interactions between different work packages in some parallel sessions.
After the delicious lunch, the possible cooperation with the sister projects was further discussed. Afterwards, the definitions of sustainability and trade-offs were looked at. The day was ended with an update of the development of biodegradable compounds. Afterwards, we had a lovely city tour in the beautiful Helsinki followed by an exquisite diner (offered by the University of Helsinki).
The second day was dedicated to the technical work packages in presence of the advisory board members.
The meeting ended with the opinions of the members of the advisory board. They found the meeting very useful and interesting and they are looking forward to further collaborations. The consortium looks forward to continue in this good direction!
Meeting of sister projects: 5 April 2023
We are looking forward to work together in the coming years.
PREMIER and TransPharm workshop: 4-6 April 2023 - Nijmegen
The PREMIER and TransPharm workshop: The transition towards sustainable pharmaceuticals – assessing sustainability, from design & production to prescription & use will take place on 4-6 April 2023 in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. More info can be found in this link.
Scientific Advisory Board meeting: 17 March 2023
We had a first meeting with the advisory board members (HCWH, Efpia, SHC, Takeda, Janssen and Boehringer) to introduce them the project and to discuss their role into this project. Looking forward to a fruitful cooperation and aiming for a next interesting meeting at the 12M GA meeting in Helsinki.
GA meeting 6M: 12 December 2022
The consortium meeting took place online on 12 December 2022. The entire consortium had scientific discussions on the technical work packages. Also 2 brainstorms were held about the training activities and the first workshop.
Kick-off meeting: 5/6 September 2022
The TransPharm project kick-off meeting was held in ‘het Pand’, the congress center at Ghent University, on September 5th and 6th, 2022.
39 participants from the consortium partners as well as the project officer from the European Commission (online) were present. The coordinator started the meeting by sketching a brief history of previous cooperations leading to the present one. This background nicely demonstrated the logic behind the development of this project. Thereafter, the project objectives were presented followed by the partner introductions. The day was ended with some brief information from the Project Officer about Horizon Europe and the Commision's expections, and a presentation on the project management and administrative obligations.
The second day started with dedicated breakout sessions for each technical work package (overview and organisation, contribution to project KPIs, main milestones and deliverables, interactions with other WPs, roadmap for next 6 month) by the work package leaders.
The meeting ended with a workshop about the role of the advisory board.
The consortium looks forward towards a fruitful collaboration in the period 2022-2026 and beyond!