“About 85% of all investments into research are being wasted by asking the wrong questions “, says Jan Geissler, Director at European Patients’ Academy on Therapeutic Innovation (EUPATI).

The issue today about research is that there is a lot of waste. Research is being done without having the true needs of patients in mind.

“We haven’t been asking patients so far about what they really want to come out of research“, Jan Geissler explains.

According to him, Patient Organisations have a crucial role in the whole process. See why that is the case, as well as why it is important to bring all the patients’ knowledge into the early stages of R&D, in the interview below: