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Oslo and Toulouse Cancer Clusters Join Forces to Drive European Cancer Research Forward
Date:11/13/2008

OSLO, TOULOUSE, France and PARIS, November 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Oslo Cancer Cluster today signed a groundbreaking strategic agreement with the Toulouse Canceropole and Cancer-Bio-Sante Cluster which will lead to an integrated effort to become the leading cancer centers in Europe for developing new cancer therapies. The signatories were Philippe Douste-Blazy, President of Canceropole Toulouse Association, former mayor of Toulouse and former French foreign minister, Jean-Pierre Saintouil, CEO of Toulouse Cancer-Bio-Sante Cluster and Bjarte Reve, CEO of Oslo Cancer Cluster NCE. It also contained an initial series of key initiatives to be implemented over the next two years, including a joint response to the next cancer calls of the EU -Innovative Medicines Initiative.

According to Bjarte Reve, the agreement stems from growing recognition that combined research and industry-based clusters focusing on a particular therapeutic area are the way forward: "Oslo and Toulouse are pioneers in this area. Through partnership between the life science industry, research institutions, university hospitals, government and the Norwegian Cancer Society, we have been able to rapidly develop the Oslo Cancer Cluster. Having developed links with like-minded centres in the US, such as MD Anderson, when we turned to Europe, Toulouse stood out as a potential partner. We are therefore delighted to have signed this agreement and to share our vision of ensuring that patients have access to the latest cancer diagnostics and therapeutics as quickly and cost-effectively as possible."

Philippe Douste-Blazy , initiator of the Toulouse project, congratulated the creators of this collaboration and stressed the similarities between Oslo and Toulouse: "This is especially evident in their ethical approach that cannot be categorized as a purely economic approach but instead places the patient at the heart of the concept."

Jean-Pierre Saintouil, also welcomed the agreement: "Our ex
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