Driving Innovation
for Life Sciences in Europe

About EUCOPE

The European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (EUCOPE) is Europe’s trade body that gives a bigger voice to small and mid-sized innovative companies working in the field of biopharmaceuticals and medical technologies. Through its members, EUCOPE represents 2600+ innovative companies that are researching, designing, developing, supplying, manufacturing, and deploying the next generation of pharmaceutical innovation and therapeutic solutions around the continent.

Based in Brussels, Belgium, EUCOPE’s commitment is to lead and engage in partnerships spanning the entire medicine lifecycle to find actionable solutions that benefit our members, the patients they serve, and healthcare systems overall. Read more…

Upcoming Events

13
Oct

13. October 2022 — Register Here

RareConversations Conference

Alexion is happy to invite you to their annual Rare Conversations conference, “Rare Disease Policies: Pioneering the way towards a resilient ecosystem”. The event will reflect on several aspects that may be included in the new legislative framework, trying to answer the question: How to create… read more

13
Oct

13. October 2022 — Register Here

TRANSFORM “Launch of Charter for EU Cooperation to Enable Safe and Timely Patient Access to Advanced Therapies in Europe”

On behalf of the European Alliance for Transformative Therapies (TRANSFORM) MEP Interest Group, it is our pleasure to invite you to TRANSFORM’s first in-person Conference: “Launch of Charter for EU Cooperation to Enable Safe and Timely Patient Access to Advanced Therapies in Europe”, to be held under the auspices of the Czech EU Presidency, at… read more

26
Oct

26. October 2022 — Register Here

Nordic Growth Summit

Back Bay Life Science Advisors together with the Innovation Centre Denmark is pleased to welcome you to the Nordic Growth Summit, a day of international collaboration. The Nordic Growth Summit is a gathering of biopharma, medtech and healthtech organizations leading Scandinavian life sciences and collectively… read more

8
Nov

8. November 2022 to 9. November 2022 — Register Here

8th annual World Cancer Series: Europe 2022

The Economist’s 8th Annual World Cancer Series: Europe convenes a wide range of stakeholders critical to effective cancer care, to drive innovation, equity and excellence in cancer control across Europe. The focus of this year’s conference is ”innovation, equity and excellence.” Our aim is to identify strategies… read more

14
Nov

14. November 2022 to 17. November 2022 — Register Here

World Orphan Drug Conference EU

The World Orphan Drug Congress is an award-winning event with an exhibition that has grown to become the largest and most established orphan drugs & rare diseases meeting of its kind across the globe. Now in its 13th annual edition, the World Orphan Drug Congress… read more

5
Dec

5. December 2022 to 8. December 2022 — Register Here

Cell & Gene Therapy Manufacturing & Commercialization Europe

Europe’s cell and gene therapy congress for groundbreaking manufacturing, commercialization & supply chain strategies. Hear from the world-renowned leaders who share the latest analytical techniques & vector technologies to revolutionize your cell, gene & gene-edited ex vivo cell therapy programs. EUCOPE’s Alexander Natz will speak… read more

News & Updates

EUCOPE Member Spotlight: Q&A with AOP Health

Every month, EUCOPE spotlights a member company and the great work they’re doing to advance the life sciences industry and drive innovation to serve patients better. In September, we spoke with Johanna Grames, Senior Manager, International Government Affairs & Health Economics, AOP Health. Johanna Grames… read more

EUCOPE Member Spotlight: Q&A with Guardant Health

Every month, EUCOPE spotlights a member company and the great work they’re doing to advance the life sciences industry and drive innovation to serve patients better. In September, we spoke with Benjamin Gannon, Head of International Access & Policy, at Guardant Health, and Member of… read more

Job Opening: Sr. Manager/Director – Government Affairs & Public Policy

We are looking to recruit an experienced Sr. Manager/Director of Government Affairs & Public Policy to lead, design and develop positions as well as advocacy strategies for EUCOPE’s engagement with EU and international institutions and other stakeholders on key issues such as general pharmaceutical legislation,… read more

🎙️Sounds of Science Episode 8 on the European Health Data Space (EHDS)

Sounds of Science Podcast – Episode 8 Ensuring a Robust European Health Data Space (EHDS) On 3 May 2022, the European Commission published the proposal for a regulation introducing the European Health Data Space (or EHDS). The proposal aims to enable better exchange and access… read more

EUCOPE co-signs letter calling for a European Action Plan on Rare Diseases

The European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (EUCOPE) joined the 57 partner organisations that co-signed EURORDIS’ letter calling on the European Commission to take forward the conclusions of the conference for a European Action Plan on Rare Diseases. EUCOPE is a strong champion for a holistic… read more

On the update of the Blood, Tissues and Cell (BTC) Legislation

On July 14, the European Commission formally published its proposal updating the BTC legislation. Under the Commission’s proposal, the two Directives (2002/98/EC, for blood and blood components and 2004/23/EC, for tissues and cells) will be rolled into one Regulation, the SoHO (Substances of Human Origin) Regulation…. read more

EUCOPE joins the Joint Industrial Cooperation Forum of HERA

EUCOPE has been selected to join the Joint Industrial Cooperation Forum (JICF), a sub-group of the Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Advisory (HERA) Forum. The first meeting of the JICF took place on 13 July where EUCOPE, along with other industrial organizations and national representatives,… read more

🎙️Sounds of Science – Episode 7 on Unmet Medical Needs (UMN)

Sounds of Science Podcast – Episode 7 Unmet Medical Needs (UMN): Towards a new understanding with a focus on underserved areas The topic of unmet medical needs (UMN) is quite high up on the agenda in European health policy these days. Recent literature has identified… read more

Job Opening: Policy Intern

We’re looking to recruit a talented Policy Intern with some knowledge of the EU institutions, its processes and policies. About you You are educated to a degree level in a relevant field ( e.g. Political Science, Law, Communication, Economics) and are looking for your first… read more

SURVEY: Medical Device Regulation (MDR) for European Innovators

The objective of this survey is to capture the consequences of the Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) on innovative European companies, including those that have received significant government money. We expect that a contradiction could emerge between the massive investment done by the EU and Member… read more

Interested in becoming a member?

EUCOPE gives voice to small to medium-sized innovative companies active in the field of pharmaceuticals, biotechnologies, and medical technologies at the European level. Learn more about the benefits of membership with EUCOPE.

Benefits of membership