EU Data Protection Reductions Would ‘Irretrievably Sabotage’ Pharma Industry
With the proposals for an overhaul of the EU pharmaceutical legislation tentatively scheduled for publication on 29 March, the European industry federation EFPIA claims that the plans as currently drafted will drive investment away and damage the industry’s ability to compete at global scale. But the European Commission insists the revision will boost industry's global competitiveness and innovative power.
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Two members of the European Parliament claim the latest delay to publication of the long-awaited legislative revision is the result of pressure from the pharmaceutical industry.
Rare Disease Body Wants EU Legislative Overhaul To Address Orphan Definitions & Incentives
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