Pink Sheet is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

'Skyrocketing' Drug Prices, Access And Availability In Line For EU Scrutiny

This article was originally published in SRA

Executive Summary

The European Commission is to conduct an analysis of the impact of incentives such as data exclusivity, market exclusivity and patent term extensions on innovation, drug pricing, and access to medicines, including generics. The move was requested by member state health ministers who say they are concerned about cases of 'very high and unsustainable price levels' hindering patient access to effective and affordable medicines.

You may also be interested in...



Overhaul Call For Outdated EU Innovation Incentives

Tying supplementary protection certificates to the price of a product and replacing data exclusivity with data compensation are just two suggestions from a new paper on how EU incentives for pharmaceutical innovation should be overhauled.

EU Supplementary Protection Certificate Mechanism Needs To Go, Say Campaigners

A group of more than 30 NGOs has urged the European Commission to consider abolishing the system of granting supplementary protection certificates to pharmaceutical companies, saying it delays generic competition and affects the availability of affordable medicines. A UK-based patent attorney, however, says the assertions made by the NGOs are not supported by the evidence.

Lilly’s Sarcoma Drug Lartruvo Latest To Test EU Conditional Approval System

Lartruvo, Lilly’s new drug for the rare condition soft tissue sarcoma, has been recommended for conditional marketing authorization in the EU pending the results of an ongoing Phase III study. The conditional approval system itself is under scrutiny regarding the fulfilment of obligations.

Related Content

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

OM004674

Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel