EU Lead factory broadcasted in Business Planet Magazine of Euronews

26 October 2016

Dimitrios Tzalis (Head of Chemistry & CEO of Taros) and Jan Skriwanek (Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) state representative of Germany) explain all about the EU Lead Factory and the role of SMEs in an upcoming Business Planet Magazine interview that will be broadcasted this week on Euronews.

Business Planet Magazine regularly highlights successful European SMEs and the interesting projects in which they participating or leading. It is broadcasted in 13 languages in 158 countries and watched by 10 million viewers all over the world.

The current interview highlights the task of the EU Lead Factory in bridging the innovation gap, and thereby accelerating drug discovery. SMEs play a major role in the EU Lead Factory and are vital in the amalgamation of innovation from academia and experience from pharma. Not only the SMEs within the EU Lead Factory can benefit from the funding of the IMI, but also SMEs from outside can participate by submitting proposals.
In the interview Tzalis and Skriwanek explain the impact an SME can have on drug development through  public private partnerships in the EU.

When & where

The interview will be broadcasted at Euronews at the following airtimes:

Saturday 29 October 06:15 10:45 19:45  
Sunday 30 October  03:15 09:45 17:45  
Monday 31 October 10:45 17:15 22:45  
Tuesday 1 November 10:15 16:45 20:45 23:45
Wednesday 2 November 15:15 19:45    


Please note that scheduled times may vary slightly due to breaking news events. All times listed are CET.The clip will be available on YouTube later on and can be streamed in 13 different languages.