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Instand-NGS4P State of the Art Lectures on NGS in Healthcare


  Ivo Gut (CNAG-CRG, Spain) “Experiences with Good Genomic Practice” Sir Mark Caulfield (Genomics England, UK) “100,000 Genomes: Transforming healthcare” When: January 26th 2021, 13:00 – 14:50 CET Where: View the lectures here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AUk9jVM5Y0j897KbuLeSptw_IXp_Unxz/view?usp=sharing Attendance is free.  A recording will be available on the project website after the event: https://www.instandngs4p.eu/ INSTAND-NGS4P is an EU-funded Pre-Commercial

Further liaisons established with CEN and ISO Technical Committees


CEN/TC 140 covers standardization in the field of in vitro diagnostic medical devices, and ISO/TC SC1 handles Genomics Informatics. The newly established liaisons with these two committees will enable the project to benefit from access to the relevant standards which are in development. Instand-NGS4P plans to submit a new work item proposal to CEN/TC 140

Florence, October 7, 2020. ISPRO meets Instand-NGS4P


The EU-Instand-NGS4P project presentation at the Istituto per lo Studio, la Prevenzione e la Rete Oncologica (ISPRO). The Istituto per lo Studio, la Prevenzione e la Rete Oncologica (ISPRO) is a body of the Tuscany Regional Health Service whose purpose is to promote, measure and study primary, secondary and tertiary actions for cancer prevention and

Instand-NGS4P establishes liaison with ISO Technical Committee for Biotechnology 22.7.2020


Instand-NGS4P’s liaisons with the ISO Technical Committee ISO/TC 276/Working Groups 3 and 5 are now registered. This will help and promote NGS-related standardization project development without overlapping or conflicting requirements. Instand-NGS4P now has access to ongoing ISO activities, enabling the fulfilment of the project goals of – Analysis of existing standards – Analysis of standards

Siliconrepublic.com features interview with Kurt Zatloukal about the Instand-NGS4P project and the challenges of bringing NGS to patients 29.6.2020


Challenges of bringing NGS to patients Article by Siliconrepublic.com 29 June 2020 Prof Kurt Zatloukal, Coordinator of the EU-funded Pre-Commercial Procurement project, Instand-NGS4P, talks to Siliconrepublic.com, a leading online publication in Europe focussing on vital issues impacting science, technology, engineering and maths. Prof. Zatloukal highlights in this interview the challenges facing the scientific community with

Kick-Off Meeting 30.-31. January 2020 & Satellite Workshop “NGS for Personalized Medicine” 29.1.2020


The Instand-NGS4P Kick-off meeting took place at the Medical University of Graz in Austria from the 30.-31. January 2020. More than 60 experts on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) also attended the Satellite Workshop “NGS for Personalized Medicine”. a public workshop providing background information on this 4.5 year project, and featuring presentations on the current scientific