Patients all over the world should benefit from the achievements of predictive medicine and the introduction of in silico trials, which promise the accelerated and safe introduction of new products such as medical devices or pharmaceuticals to the market place. These concepts cannot be developed by academics or in industry alone, and ultimately they need to be accepted by regulatory agencies around the world. When regulators accept simulation augmented submissions and agree upon a common model credibility assessment philosophy will patients benefit from the utilization of in silico medicine.

The objective of the Avicenna Alliance International Working Group is the promotion of the benefits of predictive medicine and in silico trials through the global connections of experts from academia, industry, and regulatory agencies. Together we will work on developing objective standards, increasing confidence in in silico methods and their acceptance in support of regulatory approval process

 The key goals of this group are:

 •      Facilitating dialogue on in silico with regulators and actors around the world:

      active engagement with priority countries (China, Japan, South Korea)

      follow-up with additional countries (India, Israel, Canada, Singapore, Australia, Brazil, Russia and Switzerland).

      Seek opportunities to expand the Alliance geographically

 Priorities 2021 - 2022

      Identify of strategic contacts and implement an outreach plan

      Co-organize intl. Good Simulation Practice web-events

      Engage with international contacts in APAC

      Participate in international events to represent the Avicenna Alliance

Working Group Leader

Markus Reiterer, PhD

Distinguished Scientist, Technical Fellow, Medtronic

markus.w.reiterer@medtronic.com

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