Non-clinical Working Party

The Non-clinical Working Party (NcWP) was set up by the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) to provide advice and recommendations directly or indirectly related to non-clinical issues.

In 2022, the NcWP took over the tasks of the former CHMP Safety Working Party (SWP) and also those of the former Non-clinical Working Group (NcWG) from the Paediatric Committee (PDCO). 

The NcWP's tasks include:

Mandate, rules of procedure and work programme

The three-year work plan is available below:

EMA will provide information on the mandate, responsibilities and procedures of this working party as soon as available.


The NcWP is composed of European experts nominated by CHMP members, taking into consideration the best available expertise needed to deliver its commitments.

The current members are listed below, in alphabetical order of surname.

Their declarations of interests are available in the European expert list: