EFPIA-College of Europe Prize

The 2017 Laureat of the EFPIA-College of Europe Prize is Luca DEPLANO, who submitted a Master Thesis on "Ex-post Evaluation of EC Merger Decisions: two empirical analysis of prices and patents".

Luca is offered a 1-year employment at EFPIA.

Luca is Bachelor of Science in Business & Economics from the University of Genoa and holds a Master in International Business & Economics from the University of Pavia and a Master in Management in Business Science from the IAE Lyon Business School.

Luca gained professional experience through internships at Deloitte Consulting Strategy (in Milan), at the Embassy of Italy in Indonesia (in the Political and Commercial Section) and BNP Paribas Investment Partners (in Milan).

The EFPIA Jury also granted a Special Mention for the Master Thesis of Tamara NICOLAESCU on "Profitabilité, Financement Interne et Innovation : Le cas des laboratoires pharmaceutiques en Europe".