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On this page, you will find information on the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) activities that are most relevant to academia, including news and events.

Learn more about the Agency's resources to support medicine development:

Human regulatory: Research and development
Veterinary regulatory: Research and development

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  • 08/03/2018 - 09/03/2018

    EMA

    Second international awareness session for international regulators, academia and non-governmental organisations

    This two-day awareness session for international regulators , academia and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) will give an insight into how the European medicines regulatory network works, the role of European Medicines Agency (EMA), scientific aspects of EMA's work and its interaction with scientific experts. It will address topics including the role of experts and benefit-risk evaluation. It will also provide networking opportunities with academics, NGOs staff and regulators from and outside the European Union. The event will be broadcast live. EMA will publish further material after the event. ... Read more

  • 14/12/2017 - 15/12/2017

    CHMP

    Workshop on site and histology - Independent indications in oncology

    Biological drivers that define cancer course across anatomical sites and histologies offer an opportunity to select populations sensitive to specific drugs based on those drivers, independently of the specific site or histology. This workshop aims to provide an exchange of views from different stakeholders about situations where a site and histology-independent clinical development might be a viable option and the associated challenges in terms of drug development, benefit-risk evaluation and health-technology assessment. ... Read more

  • 06/02/2018

    EMA

    Extraordinary Management Board meeting: 6 February 2018

    The Management Board is an integral governance body of the Agency. It has a supervisory role with general responsibility for budgetary and planning matters, the appointment of the Executive Director and the monitoring of the Agency’s performance. ... Read more

  • 09/02/2018

    EMA

    Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy registries workshop

    The objective of this workshops is to facilitate the long-term follow up of CAR-T cell products in a real world setting and enable the generation of meaningful efficacy and safety data using haemato-oncological registries. It will aim to agree on implementable recommendations on core data elements to collect and other matters including patient consent, governance, quality assurance and registry interoperability as well as recommendations to optimise collaboration among registry holders, marketing authorisation holders and applicants and regulators. ... Read more

  • 20/03/2018

    PDCO

    Multi-stakeholder workshop to further improve the implementation of the Paediatric Regulation

    This workshop, organised by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Commission, follows the publication of the Commission’s ten-year report on implementation of the Paediatric Regulation and the state of paediatric medicines in the European Union. The aim is to discuss potential improvements of the implementation of the Regulation. It will explore opportunities regarding paediatric needs, timely completion of paediatric investigation plans (PIP), and processes and expectations for handling PIP applications. This workshop is a crucial step for the development of a concrete action plan to address challenges identified with medicine development for children in Europe. Invited stakeholders include patients, academia, healthcare professionals and industry. The deadline for expressions of interest is 14 February. EMA will select industry stakeholders via registered associations. The Agency will contact all selected participants on 1 March. ... Read more

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