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23 July 2015
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Successful Link with Germany’s securPharm Makes EMVS a Reality
23 July 2015

The European Medicines Verification System (EMVS) has passed another significant milestone in its development process by successfully implementing its first Hub connection with a Member [...] Read more

From our blog

From our blog

IMI’s WEB-RADR, the Future of ADR Reporting, Goes Live in the UK
23 July 2015 by Magda Chlebus

Pharmacovigilance has come along in leaps and bounds in recent years, mainly through regulatory and legislative reforms. With WEB-RADR, though, monitoring the effects of medicines after authorization has entered a new era. In fact, WEB-RADR – developed through the Innovative Medicines Initiative ­– is going to make the reporting of adverse incidents significantly easier for patients, carers and healthcare professionals alike.

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IMI Big Data and Health Outcomes Programme – Streamlined after Consultation – Calls to be published in September
23 July 2015 by Magda Chlebus

There is an overall consensus amongst healthcare professionals, pharmaceutical manufacturers, payers and other stakeholders that the use of big data will lead to better patient outcomes and thereby relieve pressure on health budgets. The increasing availability of large health and population data sets, combined with growing analytic capabilities will undoubtedly drive improvement in the value of healthcare delivered.

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Events calendar

Events Calendar

EFPIA Health Collaboration Summit 28-29 October 2015
From 28/10/2015 to 29/10/2015 (Brussels)

The event will bring together senior figures from patient organisations, healthcare systems and industry to discuss outcomes driven, sustainable healthcare in Europe and the role of transparency in developing effective working relationships, capacity building and governance.

In order to share best practice on multi-stakeholder collaborations that benefit patients and healthcare systems, EFPIA and the Patient Think Tank are establishing the Health Collaboration Award.

The Award is open to multi-stakeholder collaborative projects on local, national and EU level that benefit patients. Entrants must include patient organisations and industry partners.

 

 

 

 

 

Please note that the event is full and registration is now closed. Please note that submissions for the Awards closed on 5 October. 

For more information, click here or contact zsofia.bakonyi@efpia.eu.

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Life Sciences IP Summit 2015
From 22/10/2015 to 23/10/2015 (Berlin, Germany)

EFPIA will be participating in C5’s Life Sciences IP Summit 2015 on 22nd & 23rd October, in Berlin, Germany. EFPIA members can benefit from a 15% conference discount when quoting Elise Melon's name at the time of registration. See the full agenda and speaker list here.

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Chatham House – Pandemics and Epidemics conference
From 12/10/2015 to 13/10/2015 (Chatham House, London)

The Ebola outbreak in 2014, highlighted the world’s continuing extraordinary vulnerability to the threat of infectious diseases. Chatham House will bring together representatives from governments, international organisations, NGOs, medicine and industry to address critical issues of response, prevention and capacity building, at local and international levels. 

View the agenda and register to attend here.

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European Health Forum Gastein | EHFG
From 30/09/2015 to 02/10/2015 (Bad Hofgastein, Austria)

The European Health Forum Gastein is the most important health-related event in the European Union and a meeting point for experts from different fields within health systems. It differs greatly from other events, which are focused generally on very specific areas.

For more information on the event, click here

 

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Innovation Days
From 05/10/2015 to 06/10/2015 (Paris)

Innovation Days aims at connecting healthcare stakeholders and exploring new trends in Open Innovation through valuable discussions and debates. Industry stakeholders and CEO entrepreneurs, academics, key decision makers [...] Read more

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WORKING OUT ABS - Countdown to implementation of the new EU Rules on Access and Benefit Sharing
From 28/09/2015 to 29/09/2015 (Paris)

This is a two-day conference providing the latest information on how to comply with the new EU Rules on Access and Benefit Sharing, just weeks before they become fully applicable on 12 October 2015. Sessions and group workshops will be run by experts from the European Commission, national governments, the CBD Secretariat, ICC, companies and business associations. 

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What we are reading

What we are reading

Early signs that drug 'may delay Alzheimer's decline'
23 July 2015 (BBC News)

The first details of how a drug could slow the pace of brain decline for patients with early stage Alzheimer's disease have emerged.

 

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Creating stability with medicines framework
23 July 2015 (PMLive)

Framework agreements serve to create some stability and predictability in the management of pharmaceuticals for both industry and governments. From a business point of view, having a predictable market is important and also from a government point of view it is important to know what the expenditure on medicines is likely to be over a given period, says Richard Torbett, Chief Economist at the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations.

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