The CELAC and European consortium for a personalized medicine approach to Gastric Cancer (LEGACy) is a partnership between 11 organisations from Argentina, Belgium, Chile, Germany, Mexico, The Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal and Spain.

INCLIVA is a top 10 biomedical research institute in Spain. It is organized around four priority areas of research: cardiovascular, oncology, metabolism and organic damage and reproductive medicine. INCLIVA is included in the framework of centres of scientific excellence promoted by the Spanish Government. INCLIVA is the institution managing the research in the area of Health produced by School of Medicine of University of Valencia, the Valencian Infertility Institute and the University Clinic Hospital that includes a health department providing healthcare to the 350.000 inhabitants.

The INCan is the coordinator of 25 State Cancer Centers (CEC) in Mexico, thus offering a unique possibility for designing common programs and strategies for better cancer control of a national character, and for achieving an impact at the national level on improving cancer prevention and early detection, reducing the morbimortality of cancer in Mexico. INCan is the leading cancer institution in cancer policy, treatment, education and research in Mexico.

The Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile was founded on June 21st, 1888 by Mariano Casanova, the Archbishop of Santiago with the purpose of blending academic excellence and training based on the Christian doctrine in a single institution. The University’s mission is to reach excellence in the creation and transfer of knowledge and educational training of people, inspired by Catholic values and always at the service of the Church and society.

Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) is a private non-profit organization committed to translational research in oncology. The Institute has a broad expertise in carrying out clinical trials with pathway-targeted inhibitors and studies for the development of novel diagnostic/ prognostic tools and translational research. VHIO is part of the Vall d’Hebron University Hospital complex and performs translational and early clinical research providing a link between basic and clinical research.

The University Cancer Center Leipzig is a leading institution for basic, translational and clinical research on gastric cancer. The multidisciplinary team, led by the medical oncologist Prof. Florian Lordick, takes responsibilities within Europe and worldwide including ESMO, EORTC and the International Gastric Cancer Association (IGCA).

The European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) is the largest European cancer patients’ umbrella organisation. Established in 2003 with over 450 members from 47 countries, the ECPC is the voice of the European cancer community, uniquely representing the interests of all cancer patient groups, from the most common to the rarest forms of cancer.

The Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto (Ipatimup) is a private non-profit association of public utility, and an Associated Laboratory of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Ipatimup’s research covers several cancer types, with a special focus on gastric cancer. Ipatimup also provides specialized diagnostic and consultation services. Furthermore, Ipatimup has always put an effort in science diffusion, contributing to the population’s scientific culture.

GenPat is a histology/immunohistochemistry and molecular private laboratory established in Asunción-Paraguay in 1994. The laboratory performs immunohistochemical stains and chromogenic and fluorescence in situ hybridization for diagnose purposes for different public and private hospitals of Paraguay.

The Institute Alexander Fleming is the only private Institute specialized in Oncology, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is organized around different priority areas of clinical research in Oncology. Institute Alexander Fleming (IAF) is included in the framework of centres of scientific excellence on behalf University of Buenos Aires and AAOC, (Asociación Argentina de Oncologia Clinica). IAF is the institution managing the research in Clinical Oncology and basic research.

Anaxomics is an SME founded in 2007 specialized in bioinformatics and systems biology providing services to bring a new insight in the understanding of the complexity of biological processes and innovative solutions to take our understanding of drugs and diseases to a new level.

Amsterdam UMC Cancer Center Amsterdam (CCA) is a national and international leading center for cancer research and treatment. As a clinical oncology research center, CCA has a unique position in the world because of the integration of research and care between laboratory and clinic. The Medical Oncology department, location VUmc has an excellent track record in translational and clinical research. The Medical Oncology Immunotherapy Lab aims to translate preclinical studies into new cancer immunotherapies, has been involved in bench-to-bedside research and has necessary reagents, tools, methodologies, and equipment for the proper evaluation and measurement of immune cell functions. CCA clinical infrastructure provides access to patient samples that are essential to this research.