Your support to VPHi for 2022

Also in 2022, we ask you to support the VPH Institute by renewing your membership.

At the top of this newsletter, you found our 2021 activity report. In order to be able to continue these activities in 2022, we would like ask you to support the VPH Institute by renewing your membership. Your support and engagement will be crucial to continue the work. We are really excited to have already a number of interesting initiatives and benefits planned for 2022!

Below you find a quick summary. Additional information will be posted elsewhere in this and the coming newsletters.


A lot of the work VPHi does to bring in silico tools from the screen to the patient, is done in collaboration with our industrial partners under the umbrella of the Avicenna Alliance. The alliance is a non-profit organisation, with a 50% representation of industry and a 50% representation of academia and healthcare organizations (represented by the VPHi). As a VPHi member, you are automatically a member of the Avicenna Alliance and have access to the working groups, tasks forces (overview below) and resources. If you want to join (or lead) any of the working groups or task forces, you can sign up HERE:

The Policy Development Working Group
  • The Good Simulation Practice Task Force
  • The Notified Bodies Task Force
  • The EMA Collaboration Task Force
  • The Public and Patient involvement
  • The to be created Task Force on the Pharmaceutical Strategy
The Research and Technology Working Group
  • The Artificial Intelligence Task Force
  • The Tissue Characterization Task Force
  • The Clinical Community Outreach
  • The Horizon Europe Task Force
The International Working Group
  • The Global Harmonisation Task Force
  • The to be created UK Task Force on In Silico Regulatory

For more details on the activities of each WG/Task Force please get in touch with Avicenna Alliance Manager (


VPHi Conference:

The 2022 VPHi conference will take place from the 6th to 9th September 2022 in Porto.

The thematic will be: Digital twins for personalized treatment development and clinical trials.

The Abstract submission deadline is 18th April 2022. For more details please visit:


VPHi student awards:

2021 Best VPHi Thesis Award in In silico Medicine

Deadline 30 April 2021 - Theses defended between 1/1/2021 and 31/12/2021 - Money price: €1000

Full info:

2021 Best VPHi- insilicotrials Thesis Award in In silico Medicine with application in R&D

Deadline 30 April 2021 - Theses defended between 1/1/2020 and 31/12/2020 - Money price: €1000

More info to come soon


The 6th VPHi Barcelona Summer School:

Will take place from the 23th to 27th May 2022 in Barcelona. The thematic will be “Models & Simulations for highly multifactorial disorders”. Full information will follow soon.


VPHi webinar:

Virtual Stress Testing for Osteoporosis Assessment: From Bench to Bedside presented by Prof. Tony Keaveny from Berkeley University - 27 April 2022 at 15.00 CET More info to come soon

Full info HERE.


In the next few days, you will receive the link to the invoicing of your 2022 membership renewal by email.

If you do not, please get in touch with

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