Workshop: Blockchain in Clinical Trials

Blockchain in Clinical Trials - How and Why Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs) are new disruptive approaches in the Clinical Trials Industry? A pragmatic seminar with views from Blockchain , Pharma and CRO industries professionals

We are in the midst of a significant shift in pharmaceutical drug development, with the inception of new paradigms and technologies. Blockchain has arrived to fundamentally create a new paradigm patient-centric drug development and healthcare best practice.


For the last 2 years, multiple initiatives are moving the Blockchain for Clinical Trials Conversation from Why to How & When with Industry, Regulatory and the Patient .


This seminar will embrace several views from pharmaceutical professionals, technologists, clinical trial service providers and other stakeholders who are evaluating the viable use cases for Blockchain /distributed ledger technologies (DLTs).


Draft Agenda:

  • 14:00 -14:30: Welcome
  • 14:30 -17:30: Workshop
  1. Introduction of the Workshop Objectives and Speakers - by Olivier Simon
  2. « Introduction to the Block Chain : Introduction to the Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs) » by Christophe Van Huffel – PhD (GENERGON)
  3. « Why is Blockchain a new paradigm in the Pharma and in Clinical Trials industry? » by Ingrid Van Rompaey- PhD (VISO Clinical)
  4. Coffee Break
  5. « Industries initiatives in the application of Blockchain for Clinical Trials - IEEE (Standard Association): initiatives / tools » by Maria Palombini (IEEE)
  6. « Applications of Patient-driven healthcare Blockchain networks in Clinical Trials – How and Why this will disrupt the current approaches of the Pharma R&D and Healthcare industries ? ” by Dr Robert Chu – (Embleema)
  • 17:30 - 18h00: Wrap up
  • 18h00 - 20h00: Cocktail Networking


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Event Details


Friday, June 21, 2019 (14:00 h - 20:00 h)


Cercle du lac
23 Boulevard Baudouin 1er
1348 Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve
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€0 – €121



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Sielke Brugge

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