Between September 2017 and November 2018 Endo-ERN ePAG, Johan de Graaf, succeeded in completing The European Patients’ Academy (EUPATI) course together with approximately 50 European colleagues.
The EUPATI course focuses on the development of medicine, clinical trials, medicine regulations, health technology assessment and increases the capacity and capability of patients to understand and contribute to medicine research and development. It is a pan-European project implemented as a public-private partnership by a collaborative multi-stakeholder consortium from the pharmaceutical industry, academia, not-for-profit, and patient organisations.
The Academy was started, developed and implemented as a flagship project of the Innovative Medicines Initiative, and continues to be led by the European Patients’ Forum. The EUPATI course focuses on medicines development, clinical trials, medicines regulations, health technology assessment and increases the capacity and capability of patients to understand and contribute to medicines research and development.