These are the supported studies so far:

IIS numberInvestigator/SponsorInstitutionStudy titleStart/end datesType of studyType of supportAmount of support
IIS.PMI. 2016.1

Dr. Almaz Sharman

Academy of Preventive MedicineCross-sectional study of COPD and smokingJuly 25th, 2016 to March 31st, 2018ClinicalFinancial
KZT 300,112,769
KZT 5,102,442
IIS.PMI. 2016.1Dr. Almaz SharmanAcademy of Preventive MedicineA 5-year cohort observational study to evaluate frequency of exacerbations, respiratory symptoms, physical exercise intolerance and abnormal lung functions among participants who use IQOS with heatsticks compared to smokers of conventional cigarettesOctober 23rd, 2017 to June 1st, 2024 ClinicalFinancial
KZT 8,572,998
IIS.PMI. 2017.16Dr. Violeta KaunelieneKaunas University of TechnologyResearch on the Effects of Exhaled Pollutants from Tobacco Heating System (THS) on Indoor Air QualitySeptember 18th, 2017 to October 2nd, 2018Aerosol ChemistryFinancial (including product costs)
EUR 102,265
IIS.PMI.2016.4Prof. Maria Salvina Signorelli*University of CataniaA 12-weeks open label, non-inferiority trial comparing HnB products vs ECs in terms of efficacy and adoption rates, acceptability, tolerability, and tobacco harm reduction in healthy smokers, not motivated to quit.December 20th, 2017 to October 30th, 2019


Financial (including product costs) & TechnicalEUR 968,708
IIS.PMI. 2016.1Dr. Almaz SharmanAcademy of Preventive MedicineA Proof-of-concept, Open-label, Three-arm Study to Evaluate Mobile Applications and Biosensing (mHealth) Devices to Monitor Physical Activity, Respiratory Function, and Antioxidant Capacity in Smokers with and without Respiratory Symptoms/COPD

April 9th, 2018 to August 20th, 2019

ClinicalFinancialKZT 136,428,759
IIS.PMI.2017.30Professor Elefteria PsillakisTechnical University of CreteLeaching of chemicals of environmental concern from used heated tobacco sticks to natural water and comparison with leaching from smoked conventional cigarettesJune 1st, 2018 to June 2020Environmental ImpactFinancial & MaterialEUR 99,533


* The study was initiated by Professor Riccardo Polosa, continued by Professor Enrico Mondati (2018) and then by Professor Maria Salvina Signorelli (2019).