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European Federation of Pharmaceutical industries and associations

EFPIA Newsletter 16 December 2021




EFPIA statement on adoption of Health Technology Assessment Regulation
14 December 2021

EFPIA stands ready to play its part to ensure that the future system for joint clinical assessments delivers for patients... Read more




Patient Think Tank – Why Bother? (Guest blog)
15 December 2021 - Paul Robinson - Andrew Garvey

It’s an inspiring and motivating place to be! Read more

The right of being involved in health research a worldwide right for children (Guest blog)
14 December 2021 - Begonya Nafria

When these activities refer to children and young people, to guarantee their active engagement for co-designing patient... Read more

The evolution of the EFPIA Patient Think Tank over the last fifteen years (Guest blog)
14 December 2021 - Nicola Bedlington

In the last few years, the EFPIA Patient Think Tank, alongside addressing relevant policy topics, has helped to grow... Read more

Why is Lupus Europe part of the EFPIA Patient Think Tank? (Guest blog)
14 December 2021 - Anne Charlet

As a member of the PTT, we can give our lupus patient perspective to pharmaceutical projects, early on, and hopefully... Read more

It’s time to Power Up health systems
13 December 2021 - Thomas Allvin

Five key dimensions should be the guide when reforming and investing in our health systems: People, Outcomes, Workforce,... Read more


The Innovative Health Initiative, the new European Health partnership

Building on IMI’s achievements, the Innovative Health Initiative will address many challenges in health research.
At EFPIA, we look forward to working with colleagues from COCIR, EuropaBio, MedTech Europe and Vaccines Europe to realise the potential of scientific convergence in order to transform the lives of patients across Europe and beyond.


Welcome to the IHI founding partners
COCIR, EuropaBio, MedTech Europe, VaccinesEurope, and EFPIA. Read more

Nathalie Moll welcomes the new partnership
On the day of the official launch of the Innovative Health Initiative, Nathalie Moll shares her thoughts on the new... Read more




How can stronger IP in EU Free Trade Agreements boost productivity and economic growth in Europe?...
11 January 2022 (Virtual event )

ECIPE is inviting you to a virtual event seeking to discuss the economic and societal value of intellectual property... Read more

Supporting Pharma Innovation in Europe
24 January 2022 (Virtual event)

Presented by the FT, in partnership with EFPIA. Read more

Workshop: Moving pregnancy pharmacovigilance into the 21st century
25 January 2022 (Virtual event)

Pregnancy cohorts, registries & safety monitoring Read more

Introducing the Innovative Health Initiative: Europe’s new partnership for health
26 January 2022 (Virtual event)

Registration is now open! Read more


What we are reading


‘State of Health in the EU’ 2021: Latest evidence on 29 countries’ health systems performance...
On 13 December 2021 (European Observatory)

New country health profiles and ‘Companion Report’ launched by the European Commission, OECD and the European Observatory.... Read more

Health Brief, powered by European Diabetes Forum: Time to de-liver
On 07 December 2021 (Euractiv)

When you think of the leading causes of death and disease in the EU, you would likely think of cancer or something affecting... Read more