Call for proposals - Innovative Medicines Initiative - 7th Call - Stage 1 IMI-CALL-2012-7 Closed!


The Innovative Medicines Initiative Joint Undertaking (IMI JU) is a unique pan-European public private partnership aiming to foster collaboration between all relevant stakeholders including large and small biopharmaceutical and healthcare companies, regulators, academia, and patients. The aim of IMI is to support pre-competitive pharmaceutical research and development (R&D) to foster the development of safe and more effective medicines for patients through removing identified bottlenecks in the drug development process, and to enhance Europe’s competitiveness by ensuring that its biopharmaceutical sector remains a dynamic high-technology sector.


The IMI 7th Call 2012 for proposals will have 2 topics covering the following key research priorities:

  • Knowledge Management (correlated to the Areas of Interest: knowledge, patient, development)
  • Coping with regulatory and legal hurdles (correlated to the Area of Interest:development)


These two topics are:

  1. Developing a framework for rapid assessment of vaccination benefit/risk in Europe
  2. Incorporating real-life clinical data into drug development

Applicant Consortia are invited to submit expressions of interest to one of the topics.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 26,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 09 October 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche IMI-CALL-2012-7 (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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