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European Federation of Pharmaceutical industries and associations

EFPIA Newsletter 11 March


19 Conversations | The EFPIA podcast series

Podcast: How can we future-proof medicines regulation in the post-COVID world?

Today we're asking Nathalie Moll, Director General of EFPIA:

"How can we future-proof medicines regulation in the post-COVID world?".

Europe’s regulatory system is designed to ensure that new treatments for patients are safe and effective. It has helped to extend and improve the lives of millions of people across Europe and beyond. But to keep pace with developments in science and technology and to remain competitive in the face of fierce global competition, Europe’s regulatory framework has to evolve.

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The EU Health Coalition calls on the Portuguese presidency of the Council of the EU to work towards the establishment of a forum for better access to health innovation. Read more




Intellectual Property - the formula to a healthy Europe
Intellectual Property has the power to bring about vital medical innovation. It can create healthy populations. It can... Read more

Eli Lilly: Working Together Towards Better Patient Outcomes #WeWontRest
When the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the globe, scientists and engineers at the Eli Lilly manufacturing site... Read more




EFPIA – FIFARMA webinar on new procedures and policies for the Certificate of Pharmaceutical...
23 March 2021 (Virtual Event)

This Webinar aims to provide a platform for discussion of new policies, procedures and trends in use of CPP/eCPP Read more

Are current investments in medical research focusing on unmet health needs?
26 March 2021 (Virtual event)

This EFPIA event will explore the results of pharmaceutical industry investment in research and development. Read more


What we are reading


HESI Innovation Prize
On 08 March 2021 (HESI)

The HESI Innovation Prize recognises exceptional scientists who share HESI’s commitment to synthesising ideas, resources,... Read more

EuropaBio Internship - Healthcare Biotechnology Team
On 08 March 2021 (EuropaBio)

EuropaBio, the voice of Europe’s dynamic biotechnology industry, is currently seeking a motivated intern to join the... Read more

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine neutralises Brazil variant in lab study
On 09 March 2021 (The Straits Times)

Scientists said the neutralising ability was roughly equivalent to the vaccine's effect on a previous less contagious... Read more