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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

27
Jun

27. June 2022 — Register Here

11th European Conference on Rare Diseases & Orphan Products (ECRD 2022)

The European Conference on Rare Diseases & Orphan Products (ECRD) is the largest, patient-led rare disease event in which collaborative dialogue, learning, and conversation takes place, forming the groundwork to shape goal-driven rare disease policies and allow for important and innovative discussions on a national… read more

28
Jun

28. June 2022 to 29. June 2022 — Register Here

MedTech Evidence & Value Conference

This conference will help you: 1. Understand how to most efficiently develop global evidence that can best provide value to key local markets 2. Benchmark what are today’s and tomorrow’s ideal market access & cross-functional capabilities to maximise effectiveness in larger or smaller companies 3. Appreciate how to best leverage evidence… read more

30
Jun

30. June 2022 — Calendar Invite

Webinar: HealthTech Innovation Days

You are invited to a webinar focused on an event organized by HealthTech For Care: HealthTech Innovation Days. During this webinar you will grab all information you need to apply More information about the webinar: ❓When: June 30 from 5:00 pm to 6:00pm CET ❓How… read more

30
Jun

30. June 2022 — Register Here

German Pharma Law Update – Hamburg

**Please note that this is an event in German language. Hogan-Lovell looks forward to welcoming you at the venue starting 4.30 pm. From 5.00 pm to 6.45 pm you can expect presentations around the current trends in pharma law, according to the motto: a pharma-law… read more

7
Jul

7. July 2022 — Register Here

German Pharma Law Update – Frankfurt

**Please note that this is an event in German language. Hogan-Lovell looks forward to welcoming you at the venue starting 4.30 pm. From 5.00 pm to 6.45 pm you can expect presentations around the current trends in pharma law, according to the motto: a pharma-law… read more

11
Jul

11. July 2022 to 13. July 2022 — Register Here

World Orphan Drug Congress USA 2022

The World Orphan Drug Congress USA brings together leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies, government and regulatory authorities, patient advocacy groups, payers, investors and solution providers. The conference is a place to meet and brainstorm ways to advance orphan drug development and improve access to life-saving… read more

11
Jul

11. July 2022 to 13. July 2022 — Register Here

3rd Gene Therapy for Neurological Disorders Europe

Don’t miss your chance to join Europe’s only industry-focused event specifically dedicated to overcoming the niche challenges of targeting the CNS with gene therapy. Access NEW content such as sharing MHRA insights on regulatory challenges, addressing Europe’s payer considerations with the NHS, discussing specific European clinical trial nuances and hearing from Europe’s leading neurosurgeons… read more

13
Jul

13. July 2022 — Register Here

German Pharma Love Update – Munich

**Please note that this is an event in German language. Hogan-Lovell looks forward to welcoming you at the venue starting 4.30 pm. From 5.00 pm to 6.45 pm you can expect presentations around the current trends in pharma law, according to the motto: a pharma-law… read more

13
Oct

13. October 2022

RareConversations Conference

Alexion is happy to invite you to their annual conference, which will build on the conclusions of previous events in order to develop recommendations on the way forward for the rare disease ecosystem. The event will reflect on several aspects that may be included in… 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

8th Annual World Cancer Series: Europe 2022

The 8th Annual World Cancer Series Europe will convene a wide range of stakeholders critical to effective cancer control: policymakers, healthcare professionals and providers, regulators, payers, investors, industry and of course patient groups. The focus of this year’s conference is ”innovation, equity and excellence.” The… 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

29
Nov

29. November 2022 to 30. November 2022

DIA-EUCOPE Innovative Therapies in Europe Workshop and the pre-conference tutorial: Transforming Value into Access during Payer Negotiations 

EUCOPE is co-hosting a pre-conference tutorial and workshop at the IDA Innovative Therapies in Europe event. Over two days, key stakeholders and participants will discuss and share practical experiences on: how to create a negotiation pathway to increase the likelihood of reaching an agreement on… read more

29
Nov

29. November 2022

Regulatory Working Group Meeting

News & Updates

Six new members join the EUCOPE network

The European Confederation of Pharmaceuticals Entrepreneurs (EUCOPE) announced the joining of six (6) new members at its quarterly Members Meeting on June 22nd following Board approval. The new members joining EUCOPE network are: Amylyx Pharmaceuticals, Arnold&Porter, Bavarian Nordic, Laboratoire Cevidra and Urovant Sciences. During the… read more

Event Recap: ‘The Future of Rare Diseases in Europe & Czech Republic’ Webinar

The European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (EUCOPE) hosted a virtual roundtable on the future of rare diseases in Europe and the Czech Republic on Monday, 20 June 2022. With the Czech Republic holding the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union from July… read more

EUCOPE Member Spotlight: Q&A with Alnylam

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 June, we spoke with Julien Patris, Head of Policy – International Markets at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals. Julien Patris is Country… read more

EUCOPE and MassBio strengthen trans-Atlantic ties through partnership agreement

BRUSSELS & BOSTON – The European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (EUCOPE), the European trade body representing small and mid-sized innovative health technology companies, and the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio), the association representing the premier global life sciences and healthcare hub, with 1,500+ members, have signed… read more

EUCOPE Member Spotlight: Q&A with Amgen

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 June, we spoke with Nicholas Cosenza, Senior Manager, Government Affairs, Amgen.    In his role as Senior Manager… read more

🎙️Sounds of Science – Episode 6 on Cross-Border Healthcare

Sounds of Science – Episode 6 Overcoming Barriers: Improving Access for Rare Disease Patients through Cross-Border Healthcare The Cross-Border Healthcare Directive (Directive 2011/24/EU) marked a milestone for European patients. It created a legal framework for the patient’s right to seek healthcare in another Member State… read more

Partnerships in Focus: Q&A with Alexion-AstraZeneca’s Maciej Gajewski

At EUCOPE, our 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. Through our Partnerships in Focus series, we’ll be highlighting different associates that we… read more

EUCOPE Member Spotlight: Q&A with CSL Behring

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 May, we spoke with Ruediger Gatermann, Senior Director Health Policy & External Affairs Europe, CSL Behring. Ruediger Gatermann… read more

🎙️Sounds of Science Podcast – Episode 5 on Increasing Access to Genomic Testing in Europe

As the science around genomics continues to evolve, advanced diagnostics technologies are delivering benefits to today’s patients while supporting future research and clinical development. However, beyond research programmes, many of these technologies are not reaching patients in clinical routine care in Europe. Patients’ health outcomes… read more

PharmaBoardroom Opinion: New EU HTA Procedure – Will it Reduce the Complexity and Burdens for Manufacturers?

This article originally featured in PharmaBoardroom. You can find the original article here.  EUCOPE’s Secretary-General Dr. Alexander Natz sees both opportunities and pitfalls with the EU HTA procedure, saying that the next three years will decide the crucial steps and whether the new procedure leads… 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