Journal de bord

The promises of blockchain: The law behind crypto-health!

12 July 2019 | Press releases

While the popularity of Bitcoin has gradually run out of steam, following the fall in its value, the general enthusiasm has now shifted to the technology that supported it: blockchain. The expectations fostered by this new way of transmitting information are such that blockchain is becoming an essential innovation theme in all sectors. Alcimed, a […]

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A solution to the lack of effectiveness of treatments for neurodegenerative diseases: targeting inflammation!

9 July 2019 | Press releases

Due to the lack of certainty about their mechanism of action, research surrounding neurodegenerative diseases seems to be at an impasse. However, today, other therapeutic approaches are being considered, starting with neuroinflammation. Alcimed, an innovation and new business consulting firm, follows the advances of this research, which is opening up new treatment opportunities. While current […]

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Digital, for easier and faster access to real life patient data

4 July 2019 | Press releases

The development of digital technologies offers the opportunity for pharmaceutical companies to think about doing things differently and better in many of their activities. ALCIMED, a consulting company in innovation and new businesses, analyses the opportunity offered by digital technology to acquire real-life patient data more easily and quickly. Real life data are generated as […]

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Air taxis, a dream becoming reality!

27 June 2019 | Press releases

Air travel seems to be an increasingly feasible and promising solution to the major challenges of reducing congestion in overcrowded urban areas. The transition of urban transport to this third dimension raises many questions, particularly about regulatory aspects, societal acceptance, infrastructure deployment or the technological maturity of vehicles. But could we expect air taxis to […]

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Vulvodynia: a little-known but highly impacting condition for many women around the world

18 June 2019 | Press releases

According to a study conducted by Alcimed, most patients with vulvodynia would consult about 10 different healthcare professionals over several years before receiving the correct diagnosis associated to these symptoms. Lyon, May 10, 2019 – The word vulvodynia comes from “vulvo” meaning vulva and “dyny” meaning pain, which literally means “pain in the vulva”. However, […]

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The laboratory of the future

14 June 2019 | Press releases

In today’s digital revolution – Industry 4.0, Big Data, Human Machine Interface (HMI), and intelligent connectivity – working environments are changing completely. While certain industries have already profoundly changed their processes, certain sectors such as Research are still in its infancy. Great technological upheavals are emerging and could strongly impact the field of Research. Alcimed, […]

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The Long Road for Oligonucleotide Therapeutics

7 June 2019 | Press releases

Alcimed, an innovation and new business consulting firm, highlights the race for oligonucleotide therapeutics to catch peptides and discusses the current limitations for its widespread therapeutic use. March 22, 2019. Peptide vs Oligonucleotides: Iterative vs Exploratory Innovation Over the last 30 years, peptide technologies have gone from the forefront of innovative biotech to a standard […]

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The organ allocation process in the United States

20 May 2019 | Press releases

Alcimed, an innovation & new business consulting firm, discusses current obstacles in the regulation of organ allocation in the United States with a brief look into potential innovative solutions, such as blockchain, in tackling some of these challenges. Geographical inequities in transplant patients’ access to donor organs have been the center of an ongoing debate […]

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Hydrogen for steel production: myth or reality?

8 April 2019 | Press releases

The energetic properties of the hydrogen molecule are mainly known in the automotive industry for their use in fuel cells. But a much less widespread and equally promising application is the use of hydrogen in industrial processes, particularly in the steel industry, as a substitute for natural gas or other carbon fuels. Alcimed, a consulting […]

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Plastic cars- the reality of tomorrow?

15 March 2019 | Press releases

With increasingly stringent CO2 emission reduction targets imposed by the European Union, manufacturers must keep pace. The first possible solution is the electrification of the automotive fleet. The second is the reduction of the weight of combustion vehicles to lower their emissions. Substituting metal parts with plastic or composite parts could lead to substantial weight […]

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Digital Therapeutics: A development axis of the pharmaceutical industry

7 December 2018 | Press releases

Alcimed, a consulting company specializing in innovation and new businesses, talks about the development of “digital therapeutics” and its impact on the development of traditional therapies. A definition of digital therapeutics Digital therapies (or DTx for “digital therapeutics”) form a new therapeutic approach. They are digital solutions that have demonstrated a direct impact on the […]

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