From data sharing and integration via VPH models to personalized medicine (P-Medicine)

At a Glance
  • Status: Active Consortium
  • Year Launched: 2011
  • Initiating Organization: Euorpean Commission Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)
  • Initiator Type: Government
  • Disease focus:



Scenarios and structures that help to run more clinical trials and to bridge the gap between treatment given to patients today and research to find better treatment for patients is of utmost importance. In consequence, the p-medicine project proposes to create an infrastructure that will facilitate the development from current medical practice to personalized medicine. The main drivers for such an infrastructure are clinicians as they have direct contact with the patients and as they are responsible to share data for exploitation. 

To succeed in achieving the goal of personalized medicine, p-medicine addresses the following objectives:

Sponsors & Partners

The European Integrated Project p-medicine is supported through Coordination Theme 3 (Information and Communication Technologies) of the European Community's 7th Framework Programme, Grant agreement number 270089.



Christian-Albrecht-Universität zu Kiel



European Research and Project Office GmbH

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft - Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft - Institut für Biomedizinische Technik

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft - Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology

Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas

Institute of Communication and Computer Systems

Istituto Europeo di Oncologia s.r.l.

Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institute for Legal Informatics – Institut für Rechtsinformatik

Hannover Medical School

Royal Philips Electronics

Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center

Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

University College London

Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Coordination Centre for Clinical Trials

National University Corporation Hokkaido University

The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford

Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Facultad de Informatica

Saarland University Hospital

Saarland University - Institute for Formal Ontology and Medical Information Science

Last Updated: 04/15/2016

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