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Press briefing: Launch of PRIME - priority medicines
Watch the recording of our press briefing on 7 March to launch the PRIME scheme, which aims to bring promising innovative medicines to patients faster by optimising and supporting medicine development.
Human medicines highlights for 2015
EMA has released an overview of its key recommendations in 2015 on the authorisation of new medicines and the safety monitoring of authorised medicines. EMA recommended 93 medicines for marketing authorisation. This includes recommendations for 39 new active substances.
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Meeting highlights from the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) 28 November - 1 December 2016
PRAC starts a safety referral and concludes one ... Read more
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Update on the implementation of EMA policy on publication of clinical data (Policy 0070) and revisions to the guidance to industry – Industry associations webinar
The European Medicines Agency is holding this webinar with industry associations to explain the changes to the external guidance based on the experience gathered with the clinical data published to date. ... Read more
The 12th joint meeting between the EMA and the European network for Health Technology Assessment (EUnetHTA) will be held on 7th December. The EMA and EUnetHTA have been holding such regular dialogue since 2010. The key topics of this meeting are multi-stakeholder scientific advice to developers, post-licensing data generation plans (including registries and real world evidence), sharing the regulatory review and related information in view of joint relative effectiveness assessments, collaboration on horizon scanning to assist in joint priority setting and experience with patient engagement. ... Read more
This webinar aims to showcase to pharmaceutical companies the benefits of working with the European Network for Paediatric Research at EMA (Enpr-EMA) and the clinical research networks it represents in the development of medicines for children. The speakers include the Enpr-EMA chair, Mark Turner, and co-chair, Irmgard Eichler. They will outline the role of European Medicines Agency in this network and the practical support Enpr-EMA can offer to developers of paediatric medicines. Further details and information on how to connect is included in the agenda on this page under the 'Documents' tab. ... Read more
01/12/2016 - 02/12/2016
This key end of year conference jointly organised by TOPRA and EMA will provide an annual review of the activities of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the national agencies within the European regulatory system, providing European regulatory professionals a chance to reflect and plan for the challenges ahead. The conference will discuss major areas of medicines legislation coordinated by the EMA and provide practical advice on the work of EMA within the European regulatory network and on how national agencies contribute. It will feature a range of speakers and panellists from EMA and national agencies, industry, patient and healthcare professional organisation representatives and policy-makers. ... Read more
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