Monthly Archives May 2019

The European Lead Factory, Europe’s largest collaborative drug discovery platform, continues its success story

Seeding tomorrow’s priority medicines 2 May 2019, Groningen/Nijmegen (The Netherlands). The European Lead Factory (ELF) secured a total project budget of EUR 36.5 million under the second framework of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI). Over the next 5 years, 20 partners in 7 countries will push forward the transformation of potential drug targets to new medicines in the new project ESCulab (European Screening Centre: unique library for attractive biology) under the European Lead Factory brand. Jon de Vlieger, coordinator of the ESCulab consortium at Lygature, commented: “It’s truly exciting to continue the onboarding of new and innovative proposals for screening
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