Improving the guidelines for Informed Consent

i-CONSENT, funded by the European Union H2020 programme, aims to improve the information that patients receive from clinical studies. Within the project, a series of guidelines to improve Informed Consent process will be created, including vulnerable populations, under a gender perspective and relying on ICT tools.

i-CONSENT Guidelines start an audit process

The first meeting will be with Prof. Carlos Maria Romeo Casabona, expert in law and bioethics With the product nearly ready, it is time to give the guidelines a final revision. Experts from different fields such as law, bioethics, TIC, gender will be invited to...

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What do pregnant women have to say about clinical studies?

New Design Thinking session with pregnant women to incorporate their input to the project's perspective Following our sessions with kids, i-CONSENT met a group of volunteer pregnant women the past November 12th. The idea was to capture their views on informed consent...

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F2F Meeting in Rome: Finalising the guidelines

The i-CONSENT Consortium met in Rome to give the final touches to the project's guidelines Consortium representatives sat the past November 4-6 around the table to give the final push the project's product. The i-CONSENT guidelines, with an innovative format, are...

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i-CONSENT in Numbers

From 2017 to 2020


Million EU Funding


Years Duration


 i-CONSENT falls under the ‘Science with and for Society’ (SWAFS) programme, which means that finding ways of connecting science to society is one of its main goals. Well aware of this, i-CONSENT is committed to citizens’ health literacy not only as a solution to make science more attractive to them but also as a way of empowering them leading to a true autonomy and self-government when deciding to participate in health-related studies. This section will offer visitors and stakeholders information on the project, in particular, and  knowledge on clinical trials, research and ethics, in general.