As various genomics initiatives have promised to revolutionize healthcare for over 20 years, it is important to ask whether these have had the impact they were expected to make, and how we might take greater advantage of the technology available.
The November 2014 edition of the Pistoia Alliance newsletter, Innovation in Action, is available to download as a PDF document.
Newly published research in Drug Discovery Today highlights the value of pharma companies collaborating to fix shared challenges.
The 2014 Pistoia Alliance Annual Report is available to download as a PDF document.
Lowering Barriers to R&D Innovation
We are a global, not-for-profit alliance of life science companies, vendors, publishers, and academic groups that work together to lower barriers to innovation in R&D.
Our projects transform R&D innovation through pre-competitive collaboration. We bring together the key constituents to identify the root causes that lead to R&D inefficiencies. We develop best practices and technology pilots to overcome common obstacles.
Our members collaborate as equals on open projects that generate significant value for the worldwide life sciences community.
With the launch of our Interactive Project Portfolio Platform (IP3) we are embracing a new level of openness, access, and transparency around our idea-to-project process. The platform is open to the public to submit new ideas, comment and vote on proposed ideas, and monitor the progress of our projects.
The September 2016 edition of the Pistoia Alliance newsletter, Innovation in Action, is available to download as a PDF document.
Healthcare is officially joining the big data club. With the advent of high-throughput genomics, life scientists are starting to grapple with massive data sets, encountering challenges with handling, processing and moving information that were once the domain of astronomers and physicists.
* A full list of our membership including individual members can be found here. (Last updated May 18 2018)
- President's Startup Challenge 2018 - Open for entries
09 Jul 2018 - 03 Sep 2018,
- Applying NGS Technologies in Precision Medicine
10 Sep 2018, London
- Pistoia Alliance Centre of Excellence for AI/ML in Life Sciences Workshop
09 Oct 2018, Boston