Stimulating translational research: several European life science institutions put their heads together

Trends Mol Med. 2015 Sep;21(9):525-7. doi: 10.1016/j.molmed.2015.07.002. Epub 2015 Aug 5.


Translational research leaves no-one indifferent and everyone expects a particular benefit. We as EU-LIFE (, an alliance of 13 research institutes in European life sciences, would like to share our experience in an attempt to identify measures to promote translational research without undermining basic exploratory research and academic freedom.

MeSH terms

  • Biological Science Disciplines / organization & administration*
  • Biological Science Disciplines / trends
  • Biomedical Research / organization & administration*
  • Biomedical Research / trends
  • Europe
  • Humans
  • International Cooperation
  • Translational Research, Biomedical / organization & administration*
  • Translational Research, Biomedical / trends