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23 November 2016

European Lead Factory drug-like hit leads to creation of a spin-out

Dr. Margit Mahlapuu, one of the academic researchers who has benefited from EU Lead Factory screening activities by identifying a drug candidate series for type 2 diabetes, went on to create a spin-out company based on these results.

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21 November 2016

Early Career Researcher Event in Lisbon, Portugal

The EU Lead Factory opens its doors again for young researchers from across Europe

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17 November 2016

ENABLE takes on Oxford antibiotic resistance programme

The University of Oxford takes the next step in targeting antimicrobial resistance, with help of the results and hit compounds delivered by the European Lead Factory. The Oxford team, led by Professor Chris Schofield, has got the opportunity to collaborate with the European Gram-Negative Antibacterial Engine (ENABLE) project to further progress this programme towards clinical development.

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01 November 2016

Euronews interview on EU Lead Factory now available online in 13 languages

Business Planet Magazine interviewed Dimitrios Tzalis (Founder & CEO of Taros) and Jan Skriwanek (Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) state representative of Germany) on the role of SMEs in the EU Lead Factory.

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26 October 2016

EU Lead factory broadcasted in Business Planet Magazine of Euronews

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.

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24 October 2016

More than 100 Million data points generated

European Lead Factory generates data from high throughput screening and detailed mechanistic studies at sites across Europe and these are deposited in a central database for analysis. 

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24 October 2016

Announcement of Early Career researcher event winners

The European Lead Factory congratulates 18 early career researchers who have been selected to participate at the Annual Chemistry Learning & Achievements meeting hosting the Early Career Researcher Workshop in Lisbon, Portugal, 3-4 November 2016!

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14 October 2016

Scottish funding for ELF-standard assay development

The Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (SULSA) has established a fund to help Scottish academics develop ELF-standard assays for their drug targets with the knowledge and expertise at the ESC Newhouse (University of Dundee). 

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07 October 2016

EU Lead Factory publications are of high impact

According to the IMI Bibliometric report 2016, the scientific publication output from the EU Lead Factory is in top of its class, the 14 projects from IMI Call 5-11. 

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06 October 2016

European Lead Factory results make a real impact on IMI stakeholders

In September this year, the European Lead Factory (ELF) had the good fortune to highlight its achievements to the advisory groups of Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), ELF’s principal funding organisation.

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