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2 March 2017
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EFPIA, EUCOPE and EuropaBio welcome the Publication of the European Commission’s Study on Off-Label Use and call for policy measures that preserve patients’ safety and the integrity of the EU regulatory regime
02 March 2017

The Associations welcome the European Commission’s decision to publish the results of its study on off-label use in the EU as an effort to offer [...] Read more

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New project: success and failure in the development and commercialisation of ATMP products
01 March 2017

With recent developments in innovative technologies, new opportunities arise to address the demands of an ageing population, as well as diseases with high unmet medical [...] Read more

Events calendar

Events Calendar

China/EU Pharmaceutical Industry Forum, Joint Workshop
On 17/05/2017 (Shanghai)

EFPIA and CPIA are organising jointly a China/EU Pharmaceutical Industry Forum on Wednesday, 17 May 2017, in Shanghai, China. It is now possible to register for the workshop by filling in this form and sending it to Sandra Rodrigues (sandra.rodrigues@efpia.eu) ASAP, but not later than 24 April 2017. 

The workshop covers 4 different themes, namely: Pharmaceuticals in the Environment; the Drug Administration Law (DAL) revision; Coding and Serialisation; and Compliance (marketing ethics).

The preliminary agenda can be downloaded here.
 
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Biovision World Life Science Forum
From 04/04/2017 to 06/04/2017 (Lyon, France)

Biovision World Life Science Forum is fostering a unique approach to meet, connect and collaborate between international decision-makers from the academic, civil society, policy-making and private sectors whether industrials or investors. Biovision being the place to network and make the connections you need to secure partnerships, investments and contacts.

Presenting an impressive line-up of participants addressing evidence and research as well as development and promotion, the 2017 edition of the Biovision life sciences forum affirms its status as a standout gathering of knowledge among other such international meetings. This year, the forum will welcome major players from the health sector representing each step of the value chain (research, innovation, partnerships and finance) with the goal of arriving at concrete solutions to existing and future health issues.

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13th Annual Meeting of ISMPP - Global Publication Practices: Advancing Ethics and Scientific Integrity in an Era of Data-Sharing
From 01/05/2017 to 03/05/2017 (National Harbor, Maryland, USA)

This year’s theme and session topics highlight the ever-expanding area of data sharing. The debate about data sharing has shifted from “should we?” to “how do we?” This is a time when ethics and scientific integrity are even more critical as data sharing connects researchers more closely and global requirements begin to emerge.

The aim of the 13th Annual Meeting of ISMPP is to:

• Understand recent developments in key areas such as data sharing, peer-review, and payer requirements
• Enable medical publication professionals to positively impact publication practices across global markets
• Extend learning opportunities on innovative ways to work smarter and faster at the speed of business

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11th International Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Compliance Congress
From 15/05/2017 to 17/05/2017 (Lisbon, Portugal)

The Congress this year features Keynote Plenary Session speakers from important organisations, including: the European Medicines Agency (EMA); the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA); the International Organization for Standardization Anti-Bribery Project Committee (ISO 37001); the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); Transparency International; the United States Department of Justice FCPA Unit; and the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations International Corruption Squad. The Mini Summit panels include experts working within pharmaceutical and medical device companies, as well as legal counsel and consultants, who will discuss the practical implementation of compliance control measures.

Early bird registration discount for the International Pharma Congress ends on 10 March 2017.

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What we are reading

What we are reading

IMI Newsletter
01 March 2017 (IMI)

The February issue of the IMI Newsletter can be accessed here.

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What we are reading

Commission outlines 5 scenarios for future of EU in white paper
02 March 2017 (POLITICO)

The European Commission has outlined five scenarios for the future of the European Union in a white paper obtained by POLITICO ahead of its publication on Wednesday.

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