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2 INNOVATING: A COLLABORATIVE AND PATIENT-CENTRIC MODEL

Advances in science doubled life expectancy in the twentieth century. The sequencing of the human genome, biotechnology and the digital revolution offer tremendous prospects for tomorrow’s medical landscape: preventive, predictive, personalized and participatory. Medical innovation is being transformed and now faces new challenges: developing treatments against diseases for which there is currently no solution, improving patients’ quality of life—whether they are suffering from a chronic or transitory disease or protecting against infectious diseases.