Dr Alex Asiimwe, EFPIA lead for PIONEER, discusses the unique public-private aspects of BD4BO

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Published: 13 May 2019
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Dr Alex Asiimwe - Director, BAYER AG, Medical affairs, Epidemiology

PIONEER is a European Network of Excellence for Big Data in Prostate Cancer, consisting of 32 partners, including ecancer, across 9 countries. Our goal is to ensure the optimal care for all European men living with prostate cancer by unlocking the potential of Big Data and Big Data analytics.

Dr Alex Asiimwe discusses his involvement in PIONEER as EFPIA lead and also some of the challenges involved with managing a consortium involving both academic and industry partners.

For more information about the project, please visit the PIONEER website.

PIONEER is funded through the IMI2 Joint Undertaking and is listed under grant agreement No. 777492. This joint undertaking receives support from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and EFPIA.