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European Federation of Pharmaceutical industries and associations

EFPIA Newsletter 10 June 2021


19 Conversations | EFPIA's podcast series

Podcast: From raw materials to patients’ arms – how are COVID-19 vaccines made?

Today we're asking Luc Van Steenwinkel, Site Lead, Pfizer Puurs and Vice President Pfizer Biotech Operations, and Danny Hendrikse, Vice President, Pfizer Global Supply Chain:

"From raw materials to patients’ arms – how are COVID-19 vaccines made?".

Listen to hear their discussion on the challenge and how we're preparing for the future.

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New ECIPE study on “International EU27 pharmaceutical production, trade, dependencies and vulnerabilities”...
08 June 2021

Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, global supply chains have shown remarkable resilience, and open markets and open trade... Read more

EFPIA response to the EU Communication on “Urgent Trade Policy Responses to the COVID-19 crisis"...
04 June 2021

Compulsory licensing will not facilitate greater vaccine equity but could put the hard-won progress in fighting this... Read more




Lessons from the crisis: how a value-based approach can make health systems more resilient
17 June 2021 (Virtual event)

An event by the European Alliance for Value in Health Read more

AMR: how can we prevent the next pandemic?
24 June 2021 (Virtual event)

An EFPIA virtual event Read more

Beating cancer: Looking ahead, learning from the past
25 June 2021 (Virtual event)

The Impact of COVID-19 on Patient Access to Cancer Care in Europe Read more

How can COVID-19 treatments help us on the road to recovery?
29 June 2021 (Virtual event)

An EFPIA virtual event Read more


What we are reading


« Future4care », the European healthcare startup accelerator launches in Paris
On 10 June 2021 (Future4Care)

Sanofi, Capgemini, Generali and Orange today announced the creation of a joint venture to launch “Future4care”, Europe’s... Read more

EU proposes alternative to IP waiver to expand global vaccine access
On 08 June 2021 (Euractiv)

The EU's multilateral trade action plan is envisaged to expand the production of COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, while... Read more

FDA grants historic approval to Alzheimer’s drug designed to slow cognitive decline
On 07 June 2021 (STAT)

While other drugs treat symptoms of Alzheimer’s, the new medicine, called Aduhelm, is the first to attack what some... Read more