Service Communautaire d'Information sur la Recherche et le Développement - CORDIS

FP7

EURECA

Project reference: 288048
Funded under

Enabling information re-Use by linking clinical REsearch and CAre

From 2012-02-01 to 2015-07-31, closed project

Project details

Total cost:

EUR 13 403 166

EU contribution:

EUR 9 651 000

Coordinated in:

Netherlands

Call for proposal:

FP7-ICT-2011-7See other projects for this call

Funding scheme:

CP - Collaborative project (generic)
EURECA (Enabling information re-Use by linking clinical REsearch and Care) aims to enable seamless, secure, scalable and consistent linkage of healthcare information, which resides in electronic health record (EHR) systems with information in clinical research information systems, such as clinical trials.
 
Achieving semantic interoperability among EHR and clinical trial systems is at the core of the EURECA project, as it is the basis for enabling many of the software services and tools developed in the project.
 
Eighteen partners are working together to build software services that help to securely interconnect the two systems. Successful linkage will deliver several benefits for patients, including early detection of patient safety issues and more efficient recruitment of eligible patients to trials. The systems will also enable long term follow up of patients.
 
EURECA is  co-funded by the European Union under the FP7-ICT programme.

Objective

EURECA aims to build an advanced, standards-based and scalable semantic integration environment enabling seamless, secure and consistent bi-directional linking of clinical research and clinical care systems to: 1.Support more effective and efficient execution of clinical research by Allowing faster eligible patient identification and enrolment in clinical trials, Providing access to the large amounts of patient data, Enabling long term follow up of patients, Avoid the current need for multiple data entry in the various clinical care. 2.)Allow data mining of longitudinal EHR data for early detection of patient safety issues related to therapies and drugs that would not become manifest in a clinical trial either due to limited sample size or to limited trial duration, 3:)Allow for faster transfer of new research findings and guidelines to the clinical setting (from bench-to-bedside), 4.) Enable healthcare professionals to extract in each patient's case the relevant data out of the overwhelmingly large amounts of heterogeneous patient data and treatment information. At the core of the project will be achieving semantic interoperability among EHR and clinical trial systems, consistent with existing standards, while managing the various sources of heterogeneity: technology, medical vocabulary, language, etc. This requires the definition of sound information models describing the EHR and the clinical trial systems, and capturing the semantics of the clinical terms by standard terminology systems. The scalability of the solution will be achieved by modularization, identifying core data subsets covering the chosen clinical domains. We demonstrate and validate concepts developed in EURECA by implementing a set of software services and tools that we deploy in the context of pilot demonstrators. EURECA will develop solutions that fulfill the data protection and security needs and the legal, ethical and regulatory requirements related to linking research and EHR data.

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PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NEDERLAND B.V.
Netherlands

EU contribution: EUR 1 544 458


High Tech Campus 34
5656AE Eindhoven
Netherlands
Administrative contact: Patrick Keur
Tel.: +31 40 2740360
E-mail

Participants

CUSTODIX NV
Belgium

EU contribution: EUR 987 512


KORTRIJKSESTEENWEG 214 b3
9830 SINT-MARTENS-LATEM
Belgium
Administrative contact: Brecht Claerhout
Tel.: +32 9 210 78 97
Fax: +32 9 211 09 99
E-mail
BREAST INTERNATIONAL GROUP - AISBL
Belgium

EU contribution: EUR 400 017


BOULEVARD DE WATERLOO 121
1000 BRUXELLES
Belgium
Administrative contact: TUC NGUYEN VAN
Tel.: +3225413525
Fax: +3225413199
E-mail
Institut Jules Bordet
Belgium

EU contribution: EUR 492 000


Héger-Bordet 1
1000 Brussels
Belgium
Administrative contact: Philippe Hennebert
Tel.: +3225413749
E-mail
NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL CANADA
Canada

EU contribution: EUR 104 265


Montreal Road 1200
K1A 0R6 Ottawa, ON
Canada
Administrative contact: Randall Milburn
Tel.: +1 613 993 0221
Fax: +15064446187
E-mail
ecancermedicalscience AG
Switzerland

EU contribution: EUR 316 800


c/o Bruno Wanner Management, Gotthardstrasse 20
6300 Zug
Switzerland
Administrative contact: Heinz Waech
Tel.: +41 43 317 1339
Fax: +41 43 317 1342
E-mail
GOTTFRIED WILHELM LEIBNIZ UNIVERSITAET HANNOVER
Germany

EU contribution: EUR 395 240


Welfengarten 1
30167 HANNOVER
Germany
Administrative contact: Nikolaus Forgó
Tel.: +495117628159
E-mail
GBG FORSCHUNGS GMBH
Germany

EU contribution: EUR 252 540


MARTIN BEHAIM STRASSE 12
63263 NEU-ISENBURG
Germany
Administrative contact: Lejla Valjevcic
Tel.: +49 6102 7480 418
Fax: +49 6102 7480 118
E-mail
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG EV
Germany

EU contribution: EUR 1 052 034


HANSASTRASSE 27C
80686 MUENCHEN
Germany
Administrative contact: Sabine Mayer
Tel.: +49 89 1205 3195
Fax: +49 89 1205 77 3195
E-mail
UNIVERSITAET DES SAARLANDES
Germany

EU contribution: EUR 503 600


CAMPUS
66041 SAARBRUCKEN
Germany
Administrative contact: Corinna Hahn
Tel.: +49 681 95923362
Fax: +49 681 95923370
E-mail
UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID
Spain

EU contribution: EUR 624 290


CALLE RAMIRO DE MAEZTU 7 EDIFICIO RECTORADO
28040 MADRID
Spain
Administrative contact: Gonzalo León
Tel.: +34913366048
Fax: +34913365974
E-mail
EUROPEAN INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH RECORDS
France

EU contribution: EUR 149 512


RUE DU MARECHAL DE LATTRE DE TASSIGNY 8
59000 LILLE
France
Administrative contact: Georges De Moor
Tel.: +3293313343
Fax: +3293313350
E-mail
XEROX SAS
France

EU contribution: EUR 312 750


Avenue du President Wilson, Immeuble Le Jade 253/255
93200 SAINT-DENIS
France
Administrative contact: Christophe MITENNE
Tel.: +33476615056
Fax: +33476615199
E-mail
FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY HELLAS
Greece

EU contribution: EUR 730 077


N PLASTIRA STR 100
70013 HERAKLION
Greece
Administrative contact: Zinovia Papatheodorou
Tel.: +30 2810 391522
Fax: +30 2810 391555
E-mail
VERENIGING VOOR CHRISTELIJK HOGER ONDERWIJS WETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK EN PATIENTENZORG
Participation ended
Netherlands

EU contribution: EUR 0


De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV AMSTERDAM
Netherlands
Administrative contact: Dirkje Schinkelshoek
Tel.: +31 205987500
Fax: +31 205987448
E-mail
STICHTING MAASTRICHT RADIATION ONCOLOGY MAASTRO CLINIC
Netherlands

EU contribution: EUR 506 184


Dr. Tanslaan 12
6229 ET Maastricht
Netherlands
Administrative contact: Philippe Lambin
Tel.: +3188 44 55 753
Fax: +31884455776
E-mail
STICHTING VU-VUMC
Netherlands

EU contribution: EUR 705 125


DE BOELELAAN 1105
1081 HV AMSTERDAM
Netherlands
Administrative contact: Yvonne Kops
Tel.: +31 20 5987500
E-mail
STONEROOS B.V.
Participation ended
Netherlands

EU contribution: EUR 41 828


SUMATRALAAN 45
1217 GP HILVERSUM
Netherlands
Administrative contact: Annelies Kaptein
Tel.: +31 35 6284722
Fax: +31 35 6234393
E-mail
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS UK LIMITED
United Kingdom

EU contribution: EUR 0


GUILDFORD BUSINESS PARK
GU2 8XH GUILDFORD
United Kingdom
Administrative contact: Brian Lugg
Tel.: +441483298929
E-mail
THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
United Kingdom

EU contribution: EUR 532 768


University Offices, Wellington Square
OX1 2JD OXFORD
United Kingdom
Administrative contact: Stephen Conway
Tel.: +44 1865 2289811
Fax: +44 1865 289801
E-mail

Subjects

Life Sciences
Record Number: 102156 / Last updated on: 2016-04-01