Over 250 participants attended the conference Empowering Personalized Medicine & Health Research (EPM &HR) on November 4, 2015, to learn more about scientific breakthroughs and technological innovations for personalised medicine. Several organisations active in the life sciences (BBMRI-NL, DTL/ELIXIR-NL, EATRIS, Federatie Medisch Specialisten, FHI and FEDERA/COREON) came together in organising this very successful event. A lot of stakeholders attended, all of whom responded very enthusiastically to the initiative.
The conference already created follow up. BBMRI-NL, DTL/ELIXIR-NL, and EATRIS have taken the initiative to start active discussions with all stakeholders on the optimal way to build an effective infrastructure empowering personalized medicine and health research in the Netherlands.