EU Lead Factory - Helping Neglected Tropical Diseases!

Find out how researchers working with Neglected Tropical Diseases can benefit from the European Lead Factory - watch the presentation of Tale Sliedrecht (Lygature) at ISNTD d3 in May2016!

EU Lead Factory on Euronews

Business planet magazine of Euronews 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 European Lead Factory. With input from SMEs, the EU Lead Factory helps to expedite drug discovery for projects that otherwise would not be processed or are too risky.

Watch the video clip to learn how SMEs can benefit from this IMI funding!

Webinar by Phil Jones

In this on demand video, Phil Jones, Director, European Screening Centre Newhouse explains the background and current status of the Innovative Medicines Initiative project and highlight opportunities to participate.

Click here to sign up and watch the video.

Video messages

Watch the video messages from the consortium members, get a better idea of EU Lead Factory drug discovery model and how pharmaceutical research can benefit from this initiative.

EU Lead Factory - Together in the lead                EU Lead Factory - Latest Achievements

published 12th April 2016


published 12th April 2016

The European Lead Factory is a collaborative public-private partnership that addresses some of the major challenges in modern early drug discovery, as described here by the Project Executive members.

                The European Lead Factory Factory is a collaborative public-private partnership aiming to deliver innovative Drug Discovery starting points. Leading scientists of the EU Lead Factory consortium report about the latest achievements in compound development and screening activities, and explain how successful identification of hits takes their research forward.

EU Lead Factory - The experience of pharma                

published 12th April 2016

The European Lead Factory is a collaborative public-private partnership delivering innovative drug discovery starting points. Here, the pharma partners share their experiences so far.


To read what our external Programme Owners say about the European Lead Factory, go to Testimonials.