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News - October 29, 2021

New EMA/HMA pilot on medicines repurposing

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA) launched a pilot to support the repurposing of medicines. The pilot is being carried out as a follow-up to the European Commission’s Expert Group on Safe and Timely Access to Medicines for Patients… read more

EUCOPE Resources / News / Press Releases - July 29, 2021

Response to the OMP & Paediatric Consultation- A Call for a Constructive Conversation

The European Commission is consulting stakeholders as part of its revision process of two major pieces of legislation, on medicines for rare diseases and paediatric patients. Central to the development of innovative treatments for these specific categories of patients, this revision process represents an important… read more

Events & Meetings / News - July 28, 2021

Event Report: EUCOPE/FranceBiotech roundtable ‘OMP Regulation Revision, perspectives of the French rare disease community’

EUCOPE, in partnership with FranceBiotech, hosted a roundtable on the revision of the orphan medicine and paediatric regulations with French stakeholders on 30 June. The orphan and paediatric legislation has considerably accelerated research efforts over the last two decades and has contributed to the development… read more