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6 August 2015
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Industry Remains Committed to Clinical Trial Data Transparency
05 August 2015 by Andrew Powrie-Smith

Like most stakeholders in clinical research, EFPIA and its members believe that sharing clinical trial information is in the best interests of patients, clinicians and medical research.  The article “Spilling the Beans” (Economist, 25 July 2015) acknowledges many of the challenges and complexities for academia and industry in sharing clinical trial data but fails to recognise the very real and tangible progress made by industry in recent years.

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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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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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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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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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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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Emerging Medicinal Products – from laboratory to patient use
On 14/12/2015 (De Vere Centre, 1 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London)

The fourth annual regulatory policy summit has been organised by EBE and the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

 

 

 

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What we are reading

What we are reading

First 3D-printed pill approved by US authorities
06 August 2015 (BBC News)

In a world first, the US Food and Drug Administration has given the go-ahead for a 3D-printed pill to be produced.

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What we are reading

India bites back on drug recall
06 August 2015 (POLITICO)

Commission withdraws authorization for some 700 medicines made in India.

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The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) represents the pharmaceutical industry operating in Europe. Through its direct membership of 34 national associations and 40 leading pharmaceutical companies, EFPIA is the voice on the EU scene of 1,900 companies committed to researching, developing and bringing to patients new medicines that will improve health and the quality of life around the world.
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