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/Pioneering Belgian project ATHENA paves the way for Real-World Data reuse in research and personalized care


Pioneering Belgian project ATHENA paves the way for Real-World Data reuse in research and personalized care

About the ATHENA symposium: Data driven Innovation in Personalized Medicine and Care
ATHENA is hosting a symposium on 23 November to communicate the findings and recommendations it has produced. The consortium partners will showcase their work on various topics, including opportunities in personalized medicine, legal and ethical frameworks, data challenges, and advanced analytics. The symposium will also include insights from external experts, featuring professor Dani Prieto-Alhambra, Head of the Health Data Sciences Department at Oxford University, as the keynote speaker.

About the ATHENA consortium
The ATHENA partnership is funded by the Flemish government (VLAIO) and brings together world-class research institutes and medical data partners. Project partners Janssen Pharmaceutica, Illumina, Inovigate, Robovision, imec, KU Leuven, and UGent lend their expertise to the project. The hospitals partners include AZ Groeninge, CHU de Liège, OLV Aalst, and ZOL Genk. 

About Inovigate
Inovigate is an independent strategy and management consulting company operating in the European Life Science and Healthcare industry, specialized in helping clients to innovate and navigate through an increasingly complex health ecosystem. Their experience gained through the many strategy and transformation projects allows them to consolidate multiple methodologies and tools into a unique Inovigate approach that is tailored to the specific client need. Their focus is on actionable outcomes and results that can be implemented immediately.
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About imec
Imec is a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of their widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes them unique. By leveraging their world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, they create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, energy and education. As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities they bring together more than 4,500 brilliant minds from almost 100 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, and has offices in China, India and Japan.