The history of iOMEDICO has been shaped by a strong vision and rapid dynamicschanges in technology, oncology and development of the company . It all started over 20 years ago as a small business with two part-time employees. The idea and challenge was to carry out studiesclinical research digitally , and to promote oncological research as well as country-wide networking. A fascinating endeavor, even today. We have grown to a medium-sized company with over 120 employees. Many ideas have been realized. To date we still share and work with the same enthusiasm for the same vision:
Research, collaboration and networking for theto improve nt of tumorcancer treatment and patient care.
Dr. med. Norbert Marschner together with Prof. Dr. med. Tibor I. Kesztyüs started the first development of EDC with the idea:
Clinical Studies without Paper
First pilot study – a phase III trial
Company foundation by Sybille und Dr. med. Norbert Marschner
Relocation to Hanferstraße 28 in Freiburg.
Expansion of the study activities towards Eastern Europe, Great Britain, Netherlands, Belgium and Austria.
Opening of a branch in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Foundation of the iOMEDICO SMO GmbH. The first study nurses – Flying Study Nurses – support the study centers on site in documentation and conduct of studies.
First certification of entire company according to ISO 9001:2000
Conduct of the international pivotal study 02CLLIII which formed the basis of the approval of Bendamustin in CLL and indolent NHL i.a. for the US market.
iOMEDICO becomes a „Kleine Aktiengesellschaft“, a company limited by shares that are not listed and traded on a stock market.
Start of the 1st Tumor Registry: Tumor Registry Colorectal Carcinoma – with over 6,000 patients to date.
First Presentation of the registry data at the annual DHGO Conference and first Registry Meeting.
Start of the iOMEDICO event series MM-one on metastasized breast cancer.
iOpics, the picture documentation system for central storage and blinded evaluation by the decentral expert committee, is launched.
Launch of the study platform TRIALS.
The web-based study documentation system iostudy office edc version 6.0 is launched.
The PRO patient system for patient surveys via tablet PCs is introduced to the centers.
The 1st registry platform with modules on patient reported outcomes (PROs) and biomarker profiling (biobank) is started.
Launch of the symposium on optimal practice and study organization with support of e-health applications.
iOMEDICO celebrates its 20th anniversary.
A new face for iOMEDICO: launch of the new homepage.
Planned relocation into a new, larger, office building at the previous freight train station premises in Freiburg.