The main objective of this WP is to ensure dissemination of project results integrated into WP1-WP4 to Latvian scientific community, relevant stakeholders and general population, attract attention on possibilities and approaches for the employment of biobank resource in clinical trials and precision medicine and increase the overall visibility of LBMC.
WP5 includes multiple dissemination activities of the project results, including awareness campaign on biobank sustainability and resource incorporation in optimized healthcare system for relevant stakeholders, overall project popularization activities targeting general public, educational campaign on clinical studies for Latvian non-research audience and scientific community and educational programs for Latvian schools, all of them organized by LBMC. In order to rise the quality of dissemination activities researchers from UNIVDUN, WEIZMANN and ULUND will participate in the last two seminars for presentation of ‘Strategy, sustainability plan and recommendations to relevant stakeholders’ developed by LBMC.
- Creation and maintenance of project website, containing frequent updates on project results, information on planned activities to make the INTEGROMED transparent and attractive to the scientific community as well as to the general public.
- Presenting the project results to general public (e.g., European Researcher’s Night, conversational festival LAMPA), using interactive and educating activities as well as open discussions.
- Educating campaign with press releases in various media and preparation of brochures for Latvian non-research audience and scientific community on resources, possibilities ensured by LGDB, and on safety, benefits and needs for clinical studies.
- Organization and supervision of awareness campaign on biobank sustainability and improved resource incorporation in optimized healthcare system for relevant stakeholders (e.g., Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia) including affiliated societies and associations (e.g., Latvian Association of human genetics, Latvian Association of Endocrinologists) by conducting dissemination seminars of the developed recommendations, for each interest group separately.