2013

New Scientific Panel for Health to be established under Horizon 2020

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

The Alliance for Biomedical Research in Europe (Biomed Alliance), a consortium of 21 member organizations representing over 400,000 experts, welcomes the E.U.’s decision to create a Strategic Scientific Panel for Health within H2020 as a major step toward more targeted investment in health innovation in Europe. The panel was voted in by the European Parliament in Strasbourg after lengthy negotiations on the overall H2020 proposal, which will run from 2014 to 2020.

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Industry responds to European clinical trials regulation revision

Monday, December 2, 2013

There is an increasing international competition in clinical trials because clinical research creates jobs, drives academic excellence and delivers innovative medicines for patients. Improving the attractiveness and competitiveness of Europe as a prime location for clinical research was a key driver for the revision of the E.U. clinical trial legislation, which aimed to reduce unnecessary red tape whilst preserving the quality and safety of clinical trials.

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