Center for Innovation in Medicine

Pioneering healthcare transformation in the 4th industrial revolution

Personalised communication

Leading platform for communication of innovation in medicine

Education

Creating the next generation of leaders in healthcare



Policy

Strong engagement with decision makers and politicians



Research

Part of some highly innovative research projects



Marius Geanta

Meet our president: Marius Geantӑ, MD

Marius Geantă is President and Co-Founder of the Center for Innovation in Medicine, a non-governmental organisation based in Bucharest, Romania, focused on innovation in the healthcare sector. The aim of the Center for Innovation in Medicine is to shorten the time between the emergence of innovations in the medical sector and their application so that they can benefit patients both in Romania and elsewhere.

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Iron Curtain Vaccination Europe Report

Iron Curtain Vaccination Europe Report

We are witnessing an "iron curtain of vaccination" in Europe, rooted in a common historical background of CEE countries. Vaccination started at the same time, with enough doses, in every Member State. It was unprecedented. One year and a half since the Covid-19 vaccination campaigns started, the East-West divide is very large. Vaccine hesitancy is higher in CEE compared to Western Member States not just for Covid-19 vaccination, but also for other vaccine types (e.g., HPV). CEE countries have experienced one of the highest mortality and fatality rates from Covid-19, an indicator of vulnerable health systems inadequately prepared to respond to the pandemic crisis (highlighted for many years in the European Semester).

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Contribution to the European Commission Call for Evidence regarding Council Recommendation on cancer screening

Centre for Innovation in Medicine contribution to the European Commission Call for Evidence regarding Council Recommendation on cancer screening

Centre for Innovation in Medicine, an European research & innovation civil society organization, with interest in innovative health policies and health education and personalised communication, welcomes the invitation of the European Commission to contribute to the public consultation on the update and possible extension of the 2003 Council Recommendation on cancer screening.

Key Recommendations:

  • to include the social innovation in the screening programs design
  • to take into consideration the site agnostic testing for screening
  • to include real-time real-world data, digital-enabled screening
Read the recommendation

Discover our main initiatives

Value of Data in Oncology

Value of Data in Oncology

High level Conference, partner event of Romanian Presidency at European Union Council

medicina personalizata

Personalised Medicine Conference

Annual event hosted two times by Romanian Presidency, in 2016 and 2018

inomedia academy

InoMedia Academy

Communication of innovation, innovation in Communication - transdisciplinary course for students

science meets politicians

Science meets Politicians

Annual Event hosted by Romanian Parliament in relation to launch of “State of Innovation” Report

biotech

Biotechnology and Biologic Medicines

An educational initiative in partnership with Local American Working Group

Attitudes and perceptions about

Attitudes and perceptions about

Nation-wide survey on innovation and different diseases (cancer, diabetes, mental health)

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Company History

10th March 2020

The 4th edition of “Science meets Politicians”, a policy event organised in partnership with health committees from Romanian Parliament. Launch of “State of Innovation” Annual Report 2020 published by Centre for Innovation in Medicine. The theme of the event: “How to implement innovation in the National Health Strategy 2021-2027"

June 2019

"Value of Data in Oncology" High-Level Conference organised by Centre for Innovation in Medicine in the context of Romanian Presidency of EU Council. Read here the vision paper “A new vision for cancer in the EU: data, technology and human touch

May 2019

“Science meets Politicians” - 2019 edition. Event organised in partnership with health committees from Romanian Parliament. Launch of “State of Innovation” Annual Report 2019 published by Centre for Innovation in Medicine

February 2019

“Expert Group on Biotechnology and Biologic Drugs” catalysed by Centre for Innovation in Medicine and Local American Working Group

December 2018

Launch of “Whitepaper of Immuno-Oncology”, the first policy paper on this topic in Romania

November 2018

Third edition of Personalised Medicine Conference, hosted by Presidential Administration. Launch of the positon-paper “Biomarkers in non-small cell lung cancer” and the first campaign to advocate for nation-wide biomarkers testing program in NSCLC

September 2018

Symposium on biotechnology and biologic drugs organised in the context of European Biotech Week.

May 2018

Launch of second nation-wide survey “Attitude and Perceptiond about (Innovation) and Cancer”

April 2018

“Science meets Politicians” - 2018 edition. An event organised in partnership with health committees from Romanian Parliament. Launch of “State of Innovation” Annual Report 2018 published by Centre for Innovation in Medicine

April 2018

Second edition of the “Communication of Innovation, Innovation in Communication” Course dedicated to students from different Universities

February 2018

World Cancer Day special event organised by Centre for Innovation in Medicine in Romanian Parliament as part of “Let’s differently speak about cancer” campaign

November 2017

Second edition of Personalised Medicine Conference and the launch of “Let’s differently speak about cancer” campaign aiming to prioritise cancer during the Romanian Presidency at EU Council

October 2017

Partner of first edition of “Balkan Conference on Personalised Medicine” organised in Sofia (Bulgaria)

July 2017

European Summer School on Personalised Medicine organised in Bucharest

June 2017

High-level symposium “How to increase access to personalised medicine for Romanian citizens?” organised in Bucharest

June 2017

Launch of communication platform RaportuldeGarda.ro which shortly became the leading health communication platform in Romania

April 2017

Start of the “Communication of Innovation, Innovation in Communication” Course dedicated to students from different Universities

April 2017

Launch of first ever nation-wide survey “Attitudes and Perceptions about mental health in Romania”

April 2017

First Edition of “Science meets Politicians” event organised in partnership with health committees from Romanian Parliament. Launch of “State of Innovation” Annual Report publish by Centre for Innovation in Medicine which became a reference document for implementation of innovation in Romanian healthcare sector

March 2017

Centre for Innovation in Medicine is part of IT Future of Cancer Treatment research project

November 2016

Launch of first ever nation-wide survey “Attitudes and Perceptions about Diabetes”

November 2016

First edition of Personalised Medicine Conference, hosted by Presidential Administration. The topic: “Personalised Medicine: right treatment, for the right patient at the right time. And from the beginning”

June 2016

Launch of educational campaign “For Life” on biotechnology and biologic drugs, in partnership with Local American Working Group

April 2016

Launch of Oncology Innovation Agenda and the first ever nation-wide survey “Attitude and Perceptiond about (Innovation) and Cancer”

July 2015

Centre for Innovation in Medicine collaborate with National Association of Patients with Haemophilia from Romania to launch the main educational project “Haemophilia Academy”

January 2015

Launch of Health Innovation Agenda Program with a focus on Hepatitis C, Personalised Medicine in Oncology, Immuno-Oncology and Digital Medicine

September 2014

first event organised by Centre for Innovation in Medicine: “Innovation in prostate cancer management”

May 2014

Centre for Innovation in Medicine Founded

Visionary approach

Who inspires us

Wayne Gretzky

"I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been"

Wayne Gretzky
One of the greatest hockey players in the history