• Partners

    Rodman & Renshaw – Rodman & Renshaw is a privately-held, full-service investment bank with a dedicated team of professionals focused exclusively on emerging growth companies. Since 1951, Rodman has been dedicated to serving the needs of companies in emerging growth sectors and the investors that seek value in these companies. Rodman also provides a full range of services including: equity research, corporate finance, and institutional sales & trading.
    Pain Research Forum – Launched in May, 2011, the Pain Research Forum (PRF) is an interactive web community dedicated to finding treatments for untreatable pain conditions. Modeled on the highly successful Alzheimer Research Forum and similar sites for schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease, the PRF aims to build a virtual meeting place for investigators in academia, industry, medicine and other fields who are working to translate basic neurobiology into new treatments for chronic pain. The ultimate goal of the site is to help researchers to speed the rendering of new knowledge into novel therapies by improving information sharing between labs and the clinic, by fostering new collaborations among researchers, and by raising interest in pain research among a wider community of scientists and clinicians.
    Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center – Established in 2001 by Dr. Joseph Martin (Dean of Harvard Medical School, 1997-2007), the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center is a pioneering biomedical research group focused on ending suffering from neurodegenerative diseases. By drawing on the intellectual strength and proven capability of the Harvard medical community and colleagues throughout the world, the NeuroDiscovery Center has developed a unique approach to understanding and treating these devastating diseases. Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center
    Hyper Vision Studios Hyper Vision Studios – Hyper Vision is a young and dynamic company founded in 2006. Hyper Vision aims to be a leader in the development of simulation systems based on Virtual Reality and advanced interaction. The simulation systems are becoming faster in many fields of research and application and this is the reason why a partner like Hyper Vision is to be strategic. n addition to the field of simulation, Hyper Vision boasts a wealth of experience in other fields such as computer vision and design of electronic devices, experiences made in support of simulation systems, allow you to create highly innovative solutions and high impact.
    Associazione Medica Ebraica – With the founding of the Jewish Medical Association – Italy (AME) in 2004, has made the desired fusion into a single national medical association of the different Jews have been present for many years in many Italian communities (EMA-Northern Italy, Maimonides Group, Medical Association of the Community of Rome). As everyone knows, the doctors are very numerous among the Jews in Italy and elsewhere in the world, wherever there are bodies and associations that unite the purpose of mutual understanding and cultural interchange to coordinate the professional commitment within the Community. This is not lobbying power, but the genuine quest to harmonize the specificity of individual experience (and who knows it certainly is not unaware of what individuality is nurtured by the Jewish culture) with the common sense of belonging to a community in which the ‘medical and volunteer organizations have always played a key role.
    Hyper Vision Studios Societal Impact of Pain- The “Societal Impact of Pain” (SIP) is an international platform created in 2010 and aims for

    • raising awareness of the relevance of the impact that pain has on our societies, health and economic systems
    • exchanging information and sharing best-practices across all member states of the European Union
    • developing and fostering European-wide policy strategies & activities for an improved pain care in Europe

    The platform provides opportunities for discussion for health care professionals, pain advocacy groups, politicians, insurances, representatives of health authorities, regulators and budget holders.
    Responsibility for the scientific framework of the SIP platform rests with the European Federation of IASP® Chapters (EFIC®). The pharmaceutical company Grünenthal GmbH is responsible for logistics, support and organisation

    Understanding and Curing Pain / Fondazione Paolo Procacci – The Fondazione Paolo Procacci (FPP) was created to promote and support initiatives of any form that advance the prevention, the early diagnosis, the cure and social services for illness called “pain” and related symptoms.
    The Foundation is promoted by internationally renown and productive scientists and researchers who have been active for years in some of most important scientific societies and associations dedicated
    to pain, including the Italian Association for the Study of Pain (AISD), the European Federation of IASP Chapters (EFIC), the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) and the World Institute of Pain (WIP).
    The FPP represents a synergy between a rigourous scientific knowledge and the organisational instruments of a foundation. It is the nexus of the professional skills and knowledge that are fundamental to spreading scientific concepts on the study and treatment of pain and to stimulate further research.
    Pain Rising Stars Project Pain Rising Stars Project – PA.RI.S. is aimed at doctors who want to improve their skills in pain.
    The project comes from the idea of creating a group of young doctors really interested in increasing their knowledge in the field of pain management and united by the desire to come together to reflect on the reality of the problem pain in all its components.
    The comparison between colleagues as a starting point to stimulate a serious and constructive reflection on the possibility of improving pain management in Italy from the scientific point of view and the legislature.
    Ultimate goal is to create and implement research projects, the result of the discussions and reflections that emerged during specific meetings.
    PAIN CLINICIAL – PAINClinician.com™ is an independently funded forum committed to improving clinician access to high quality pain education. PAINClinician.com™ provides clinicians with an opportunity to share their insights and experience managing patients with debilitating acute and chronic pain disorders. By consolidating resources already available and generating new educational materials tailored to the needs of the community—all identified through ongoing surveys posted throughout the site—this forum will, we believe, facilitate the exchange of ideas, help clinicians practice the art and science of pain medicine, and ultimately improve patient care. Primary care physicians, pain specialists, emergency room clinicians, surgeons, physiatrists, anesthesiologists, neurologists, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and the countless other healthcare providers who treat pain are all invited to participate in this global community. www.painclinician.com
    Sigma-Tau – sigma-tau is one of the most important Italian pharmaceutical groups, with a major presence also on the international stage. For more than half a century the company has been active in promoting the quality of life of man and his health.
    Sigma-tau is present today in the most advanced research sectors, maintaining constant relations with scientific institutions with a world-wide reputation in the development of joint projects and in the implementation of original and innovative research programs.
    These results are the fruit of substantial, ongoing investment in research in the field of pharmaceutical innovation and stem not only from the efforts made to produce new products but also from the success of the company’s consolidated products.
    Sigma-Tau
    Pharma Licensing Group Italy (PLG) Pharma Licensing Group Italy (PLG) – PLG Italy – Pharma Licensing Group Italy is a professional association reserved to those who work in the field of Licensing and/or Business Development for Pharmaceutical Companies with registered offices in Italy.
    Procter&Gamble – Two billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands in the world. Procter&Gamble
    Chiesi Farmaceutici Chiesi Farmaceutici – Chiesi Farmaceutici is a European pharmaceutical company, headquartered in Parma, Italy, dedicated to the research, development and commercialization of ethical therapeutic products.
    Merck & Co., Inc – Merck & Co., Inc. is a global research driven pharmaceutical company dedicated to puttying patients first. Established in 1891, Merck discovers, develops, manufactures and markets vaccines and medicines in over 20 therapeutic categories. Merck & Co., Inc