Figure of NEWMEDS Governance structure:
The Project Coordinator is the intermediary between the Innovative Medicine Initiative Joint Undertaking (IMI-JU) and the consortium in all scientific and industry related concerns. The Managing Entity is the second intermediary between the IMI-JU and the Consortium and is concerned with contractual and funding related matters concerning the participating academic institutions and SMEs. Together they form the Project Executive, with the assistance of the Deputy Coordinator and an appointed Legal Advsior. Each Work Package has an Academic Lead and a Deputy Lead from industry. They are jointly responsible for the Milestones and Deliverables of their WP and for engaging and communicating with all the partners in the project. The Project Governing Board is made up of one representative nominated by each of the participating institutions that make up the NEWMEDS consortium.