2nd Joint DIA / EMA Innovation Forum: Is the EU Regulatory Framework Ready?

Venue: Hotel London Marriott West India Quay

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Nov 29, 2010 End Date/Time: Nov 30, 2010
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The 2nd innovation forum will provide an opportunity to address the progress for innovative medicines in legal, organisational and technical aspects of the pharmaceutical framework in Europe. It will address the implementation of the EMA/CHMP Think-tank report on innovative medicines and look at the Agency’s road map 2015 directions in support of innovation. The forum will involve stakeholders such as patient representatives, academia, regulators and industry scientists.

Key Topics

• Current activities at EU level to ensure innovation in science translate into benefit for the patients and to public health. This includes the new pharmaceutical package, paediatric medicines, gene therapy and stem cells, information to patients, and European Commission impact assessment of the clinical trial directive
• Impact of the implementation of the 2007 Think-Tank report on the Agency’s activities and road map to 2015 to support enhanced regulatory decision-making and access to medicines
• Innovation in the pharmaceutical industry: looking for examples of innovative approaches in portfolio selection for R&D strategy
• Innovative medicines availability and unmet medical needs: role of regulators and policy makers

Who Will Attend

•Patient Groups
•Health Authorities
•Policy Makers
•Pharmaceutical Industry