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21 June 2013
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Highlight of the week

Highlight of the week

25 June : EFPIA Annual Meetings with Keynote Speaker Paul Krugman
20 June 2013

EFPIA Annual Meetings with Keynote Speaker Paul Krugman

THE WAY OUT FOR EUROPE: Innovation-led Growth is this year’s Annual Meetings topic, with keynote speaker Nobel Prize Economist Paul Krugman outlining his views on how Europe can move beyond austerity and what it should do to build renewed prosperity. Meeting sessions will include a conference from European Biopharmaceutical Enterprises (EBE) “Energise Biopharma in Europe”, a Research & Development Regulatory Pathways meeting, and a workshop on Evidence Generation Across the Life-cycle of Medicinal Products. These meetings will kick off with a reception at the European Parliament hosted by Antonyia Parvanovaand an exhibition on the role of the pharmaceutical industry in delivering health & growth in the EU.

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Patent settlements are a symptom of the failure of Europe's patent litigation system
19 June 2013

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From our blog

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EFPIA Director General Richard Bergström on research in the pharmaceutical industry

at the IMI Stakeholder Forum 2013 (FR and EN)

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Efpia Position Paper on Patent Settlements Agreements
19 June 2013 (Position Papers)

Executive Summary Patent settlement agreements are efficiency enhancing and legitimate when there are bona fide grounds for dispute. The fact that they may involve a value [...] Read more

The Pharmaceutical Industry in figures - Edition 2013
19 June 2013 (Publications)

Main Trends The research-based pharmaceutical industry can play a critical role in restoring Europe to growth and ensuring future competitiveness in an advancing global economy. In [...] Read more

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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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