Save the date – Workshops Drug Repurposing

31 août 2021 | Actualités

Join us for a 3-part series of interactive online workshops on drug repurposing for rare diseases!

This first session is on: “an introduction to drug repurposing for rare diseases – the benefits, the process and the development scenarios”



– 21 October 2021 (1500-1700 CEST): An introduction to drug repurposing – the benefits, the process and the development scenarios

– 28 October 2021  (1500-1700 CEST): Accessing the drug – intellectual property, access to data, active ingredient and collaboration with industry for drug repurposing

– 4 November 2021 (1500-1700 CEST): Getting the to the patient – regulatory processes, reimbursement and implementation scenarios for repurposed drugs


Each 2-hour workshop will feature expert speakers sharing their experiences on the basis of case studies, as well as an interactive Q&A session. The goal is to highlight the processes involved in each of the scenarios in drug repurposing, understand the main challenges and hear about solutions from the field.


This 3-part workshop is for academic researchers and research funders, policymakers and industry scientists interested in drug repurposing.

Registration is free but places are limited. For now, please save the dates and look out for more information soon (including a link to register your place).

This workshop series is jointly organised by Radboud UMC, EATRIS ERIC, Fondazione Telethon and French Foundation for Rare Diseases as part of the European Joint Programme for Rare Diseases.