UNICOM welcomes the launch of the IMI supported Gravitate-Health project

On Monday 16th November, the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) launched a 5-year worldwide research project – Gravitate-Health, that aims for improved access and understanding of health information, for safe use of medicines, risk minimization and improved quality of life. 40 leading partners from civil society, academia and industry in 15 countries have joined forces to […]

UNICOM featured in 18th meeting of European eHealth Network (eHN)

UNICOM featured in the 18th meeting of the European eHealth Network (eHN): The EU-funded project has taken first steps to support electronic cross-border exchange of patient summaries and ePrescriptions between EU member states (MyHealth@EU, leveraging the eHealth Digital Services Infrastructure -eHSDI), specifically in the domain of naming and coding of Medicinal Products. A working relationship has […]

UNICOM presents results of GAP Analysis in major autumn events

The role and use of the identification of medicinal products (IDMP) standards and the concrete expected achievements by the UNICOM project have been presented in a number of important virtual events organized by Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) and other key bodies. During the October ISO TC 215 meeting, Christian Hay (work package lead at UNICOM and ISO TC […]

Learning from each other: The UNICOM NCAs knowledge exchange workshops have been launched!

Twelve National Competent Authorities for medicinal products are actively involved in the UNICOM project. They are pioneering the implementation of the identification of medicinal products (IDMP) in the European Medicines Regulatory Network (EU MRN).  Implementing IDMP standards in this business domain is challenging. Numerous topics have to be solved covering business, IT aspects, and data management.   On Friday October 2nd 2020, business and IT experts from participating National Competent Authorities held the […]

Community of Expertise webinar upcoming on Friday, 2 October, 15-16 CET: “UNICOM – Gap Analysis about existing and new standards and profiles”

The bimonthly “Community of Expertise” interactive sessions are organised by UNICOM work package 1 “IDMP-related standards and terminologies.” The webinars discuss current IDMP topics and further issues related to the identification of medicinal products in regulatory and clinical contexts. The webinars are complemented by an extensive questions and comments section. The group of attendees is growing, […]