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Highlight of the week

Highlight of the week

A Roadmap for Sharing Clinical Trial Data - Dedicated webpage & Full Report
19 September 2013

On August 27, a panel workshop was held in Brussels to examine these questions. A diversity of opinion leaders took part, including Dr. Ben Goldacre, Hans-George Eichler of the European Medicines Agency, patient groups representatives, and figures from the pharmaceutical industry. Visit our dedicated Webpage and the new Full Report of the event. 

Highlight of the week

WHO : Prioritising healthcare needs & gaps - New Webpage
19 September 2013

How do you define what is and what is not a healthcare priority or a biomedical research priority? In its 2014 report on Priority Medicines for Europe and the WHO provides some important answers.

From our blog

From our blog

Clinical trial data is not a public good
18 September 2013 by Richard Bergström

I very much believe in the European welfare model: people should have access to healthcare, and the medicines they need, regardless where they live, whether [...] Read more



What Does Trade Mean for the Pharmaceutical Industry?

A discussion with Gisela Payeras, Vice-Chair of EFPIA's External Trade Policy Committee (ETPC)

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Events calendar

Events Calendar

Joint Technology Initiatives - Innovation in Action
From 30/09/2013 to 04/10/2013 (European Parliament, Brussels)

The five Joint Technology Initiatives – IMI, Clean Sky, Eniac, FCH, and ARTEMIS – will present their achievements to date and their vision on future [...] Read more

Events Calendar

5th European Innovation Summit
From 30/09/2013 to 03/10/2013 (European Parliament, Brussels )

Horizon 2020 and the Structural Funds are at the final stage of being adopted. The 5th European Innovation Summit gathers 5 commissioners, 25 MEPs and a wide range of leading [...] Read more

What we are reading

What we are reading

Can Google Solve Death?
19 September 2013

How CEO Larry Page has transformed the search giant into a factory for moonshots. Time's exclusive look at his boldest bet yet — to extend human life.

At the moment Google is planning to launch a new company that will focus on health and aging in particular. "In some industries," says Page, who spoke exclusively with TIME about the new venture, "it takes 10 or 20 years to go from an idea to something being real. Health care is certainly one of those areas. We should shoot for the things that are really, really important, so 10 or 20 years from now we have those things done."

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