ADDIS Release 1.8

Release Date: 2011-07-01

We are happy to announce the release of ADDIS (Aggregate Data Drug Information System) version 1.8. This release focusses on additional data modeling to represent study design. New features include:

  • Study time structure modeling.
  • Allow missing measurements.
  • Support primary/secondary endpoints.
  • Generate summary of efficacy table according to EMA D80 template.

Work on study design representation will continue for the next release.

Getting ADDIS

Download ADDIS v1.8 .ZIP

Source code is also available: ADDIS v1.8 source tag

The data model is here: ADDIS XML Schema v2

Running ADDIS

Extract the ZIP archive to a local directory. Then double-click the 'addis-1.8.jar' file. Now you should see the ADDIS welcome screen, where you can choose to load an example data set, load a file, or create a new data set. If you've never used ADDIS, we recommend that you take a look at the example data set.

If double-clicking the JAR file did not launch ADDIS, you are most likely lacking the Java run-time environment. You can get this from


Add study in ADDIS 1.8 from Gert van Valkenhoef on Vimeo.

This video explains how to input a new study in ADDIS v1.8, using import and the new study design functionality.