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Highlight of the week

Highlight of the week

Webinars on IMI2 Call 9
07 April 2016

From 11 to 29 April 2016, IMI will hold webinars on each topic of the upcoming IMI2 9th Call for proposals, as well as one webinar on IMI2’s rules and procedures.

All webinars on the Call topics will feature a presentation by the EFPIA topic coordinator and incorporate some time for questions and answers. The webinars are an excellent opportunity to learn more about the Call topics, interact directly with the topic coordinators, and get in touch with potential project partners to form a consortium. The webinar on IMI’s rules and procedures will also include presentations of IMI's intellectual property policy and tips on the preparation of proposal submissions.

To register, click here.

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News

News

EMVO appoints its General Manager
05 April 2016

The European Medicines Verification Organisation (EMVO) was established to implement the European Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD - Directive 2011/62/EU) and Delegated Regulation (EU 2016/161) in [...] Read more

From our blog

From our blog

Let’s Start Filling in the Gaps in Apps
07 April 2016 by Faraz Kermani

The use of big data as a means to better target many forms of healthcare is undeniable. It is the buzzword of this decade and, if not a silver bullet, it certainly has the potential to move health systems on to secure the positive outcomes that we seek.

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Events calendar

Events Calendar

EFPIA Annual Conference 2016
On 15/06/2016 (Radisson Hotel, Brussels)

This year's EFPIA Annual Conference will take place on 15 June 2016, at the Radisson Hotel in Brussels. The event will examine the challenges faced by healthcare systems in Europe, the exciting science that will play a key role in meeting these challenges and the long-term sustainability of healthcare delivery. An interactive exhibition will be set up to provide attendees with further insight into EFPIA’s current initiatives, which aim at facilitating a pan-European dialogue on the importance of shifting towards a model of outcomes-driven healthcare.
 
The final programme can be accessed here
 
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Events Calendar

Biovision World Life Science Forum
From 13/04/2016 to 14/04/2016 (Lyon, France)

The Biovision World Life Science Forum is fostering a unique approach to meet and connect with, as well as collaborate between international decision-makers from the academic, civil society, policy-making and private sectors, whether industrial or investors.

Biovision 2016's pattern is dedicated to strengthening Action & Interaction for Innovation with:

  • A prospective part with a main theme on "Global health and Prevention" and specific paths (Medicine & Humanities, Vaccines, Cancer Prevention and Digitalised Patients) with workshops, plenary sessions and calls for action.
  • Catalyser & Investor parts with reinforced and segmented sourcing allowing more specific expertise for the evaluation and follow up of the projects, including financing.
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EFGCP Multi-Stakeholder Workshop & Discussion on How to Ensure Optimal Ethical Review within the New Clinical Trials Regulation? Where do we currently stand with the implementation in different Member States
On 13/04/2016 (Brussels)

Organised by EFGCP with the partnership of EORTC

A revision of the Clinical Trials Regulation was adopted by European legislation makers in 2014. This revised legal framework will bring significant advances compared with today’s situation and is expected to be fully implemented as soon as the supporting Clinical Trials Portal and Database are fully functional (2H2017).

For more information about the programme, please click here.

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Certificate in European Healthcare Compliance Ethics & Regulation
From 06/06/2016 to 10/06/2016 (Paris)

The pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries increasingly are facing a more challenging regulatory and enforcement landscape throughout Europe. This intensive, multi-day educational and training certification in healthcare compliance addresses the myriad of legal, regulatory and compliance issues faced by pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device manufacturers working in healthcare compliance in Europe.

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Lifelong Learning in the Biomedical Sciences
From 05/07/2016 to 07/07/2016 (EMBL Heidelberg, Germany)

This conference is a new international forum that brings together the key influencers, policymakers, trainers and stakeholders from academia, industry and the professional bodies who will shape and implement how career-long, continuing professional development is managed in the future. 

To register, click here.

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What we are reading

What we are reading

Scientists say ‘no’ to UK exit from Europe in Nature poll
07 April 2016 (Nature)

Most polled researchers in Britain and the wider EU think that the union benefits science.

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What we are reading

Deadly diabetes in 'unrelenting march'
07 April 2016 (BBC Health)

The world is facing an "unrelenting march" of diabetes which now affects nearly one in 11 adults, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.

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