The IMAGO-MOL Cluster team coordinated the development of the project Precision Medicine Clusters integrating Digital Technologies for New Ecosystems in Healthcare (MEDIC-NEST) in a consortium along with DSP Valley (Belgium), Hellenic Biocluster (Greece) and Biotecyl (Spain) during January 2021. The project was submitted on 2nd of February under COSME call European Cluster Excellence Programme with ClusterXchange scheme connecting ecosystems and cities – COS-CLUSTER-2020-3-03.

The project aims to improve cluster management through specific training, study visits and benchmarking actions in order to obtain certification of excellence by each partner, to generate value-added support services dedicated to SME members, updating strategies for partner clusters in accordance with the objectives of precision medicine, including a comprehensive portfolio of new services, the conclusion of a partnership agreement for a Meta Cluster in precision medicine, the development of a European Strategy of the meta-cluster in the field of precision medicine and a Joint Pilot Action Plan for precision cancer medicine for the period 2022-2027, implementation of the ClusterXChange pilot scheme through the MEDIC-NEST partnership to support 80 exchanges at European consortium level, expanding the value chain of clusters by strengthening collaboration with local and regional public authorities and building of partnerships in the field of precision medicine, with a cross-sectoral focus on digital health solutions, a mix of actions for communication and visibility for MEDIC-NEST.