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Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 and HORIZON 2020 at a glance

8 / 26 / 2014

Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) together with Innovative Pharmaceutical Industry Association (IFPA) is inviting you to the workshop “Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 and HORIZON 2020 at a glance”. The event is held during the international conference LIFE SCIENCES BALTICS 2014 on the 11th of September at the centre of exhibitions „Litexpo”, Laisves ave. 5, Hall 5, Vilnius, Lithuania.

During this workshop you will have a chance to learn specific aspects of research and innovation programme HORIZON 2020 as well as conditions on the calls of public private partnership - Innovative Medicines Initiative 2. If you are working in a field of medicine, pharmaceutics, biotechnology, lasers or any other related to the life sciences both private or public sector -  you are kindly welcome! The event is free of charge. Please register via email: For any additional information contact Arūnas Beržinskas tel.: (+ 370 5) 2644712.


The main organizers:


 IMI is supported by:







Registration and coffee



  • dr. Svetlana Kauzoniene, Viceminister of Education and Science
  • prof. Gediminas Černiauskas, Viceminister of Health
  • Leonas Kalėtinas, Director, IFPA 
  • Arūnas Karlonas, Director, Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) 


Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 (IMI 2) session (held in English)

Moderator: prof. Žemyna Milašauskienė


IMI2 Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) – the vision and structure, and how to contribute to shaping the work programme?


Magda Chlebus, Director Science Policy, EFPIA


Crash Course – IMI2 - what projects and how to get involved?


What is it? How does it work? What did it achieve? Who should apply?

Hugh Laverty, Senior Scientific Project Manager, Innovative Medicines Initiative, Belgium


IMI2 Application – Practical Guide

How to apply and increase chances for participation? What are rules for participation and for intellectual property protection? (Practical advice and Q&A session)


Magali Poinot, Legal officer, Innovative Medicines Initiative, Belgium


Coffee break


HORIZON 2020 session (held in Lithuanian)

Moderator: Skaistė Budbergytė-Zabielaitė


HORIZON 2020: Ongoing Health Projects and Calls for Proposals


Current opportunities in the health sector. What’s new?

Jurgita Stonytė, International Cooperation Division, Research Council of Lithuania


HORIZON 2020: ICT and advanced materials How to Submit a Successful Proposal – Practical Aspects


How to write a successful proposal? Practice makes perfect

Arūnas Beržinskas, Chief Officer at Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology


FP7 project success story: non-invasive brain pressure meter – the way from idea to the market


How to succeed in the international project? Do’s and don’ts

Evaldas Kalvaitis, Vittamed LTD representative


Q&A session


End of the session