At a Glance
  • Status: Completed Consortium
  • Year Launched: 2011
  • Initiating Organization: MRC/ABPI Inflammation and Immunology Initiative
  • Initiator Type: Government
  • Disease focus:
  • Location: Europe


COPDMAP, as part of the Medical Research Council (MRC)/Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) Inflammation and Immunology Initiative, represents the first phase of a new approach in funding by the MRC, bringing together academics and industry at the early research and development stages to develop a stratified approach to disease (targeting the right treatments to the right people), enabling effective clinical trials as well as identifying novel biomarkers, mechanisms, and targets.

Structure & Governance

The following are COPDMAP Work Packages (WPs):


COPDMAP is funded by MRC and ABPI as part of the Inflammation and Immunology Initiative.

Sponsors & Partners



Imperial College London

King’s College Hospital

NewCastle University



Royal Brompton & Harefield

The University of Edinburgh

The University of Manchester

The University of Nottingham

The University of Sheffield

UCL (London’s Global)

University of Birmingham

University of Cambridge

University of Leicester

University of Liverpool

University of Southampton

Last Updated: 04/14/2016

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