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Pilot study for a Swedish Centre for Cell Therapy

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Coordinator RISE RESEARCH INSTITUTES OF SWEDEN AB - SP Sveriges Tekniska Forskningsinstitut AB, Stockholm
Funding from Vinnova SEK 2 900 000
Project duration December 2016 - February 2018
Status Completed

Purpose and goal

The overall objective of the project, to strengthen Sweden’s position and capabilities on ATMP development, has been achieved by mapping of the Swedish ATMP landscape, identifying and analyzing the needs and challenges, highlighting the area and existing Swedish infrastructures and competencies, and networking with international expertise. Overall, this has strengthened national collaboration within the area and contributed to establishing a national Centre for Advanced Medical Products (CAMP).

Expected results and effects

Needs identified within the project will be addressed by collaborations in the national ATMP centre CAMP. Long term effects will be more efficient ATMP development in Sweden and a growing segment of Life Science industry developing ATMPs with the support of an ecosystem of service providers. This in turn will make Sweden more attractive for foreign investments. In parallel, patients and the healthcare system will benefit from new and improved treatments.

Planned approach and implementation

The project consisted of five work packages: (1) mapping of projects and actors, (2) mapping of needs, infrastructures and competencies, (3) support to selected project cases, (4) study for a Swedish strategy for Gene Therapy, and (5) project management, coordination and dissemination. The work was been carried out in dialogue a wide range of national actors and stakeholders and international experts, and in coordination the CAMP and Swelife-ATMP initiatives.

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Last updated 25 November 2019

Reference number 2016-04749

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