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Working together for safe medicines in the EU


The European Medicines Agency (EMA) protects patients to ensure they are safe. The EMA accesses, supervises and monitor medicines before they can appear in hospitals and pharmacies. The agency monitors information on side effects reports from doctors, pharmacists, patients, new clinical studies and new scientific publications. This data will be reviewed by [...]

Working together for safe medicines in the EU2019-05-22T13:37:36+01:00

EMA’s Annual Report on the EudraVigilance Database


The EudraVigilance database is used for the Europe-wide registration and analysis of adverse reactions to medicinal products authorized within the EU. EudraVigilance is the system for managing and analysing information on suspected adverse reactions to medicines which have been authorised or being studied in clinical trials in the European Economic Area (EEA). [...]

EMA’s Annual Report on the EudraVigilance Database2019-04-26T10:28:07+01:00

The MRA between the EU & US


In March 2017, it was a historical month, not just for pharmaceutical industry but for the United States of America and the European Union. The amended mutual recognition agreement (MRA) on “Pharmaceutical Good Manufacturing Practices” between the EU and the US was signed. The best outcome is that it could significantly reduce [...]

The MRA between the EU & US2019-04-19T11:07:41+01:00

Aer Lingus Cara Magazine Interview


Now featuring in this month's in-flight Aer Lingus Cara magazine, an interview with our CEO, Ann McGee. The interview titled 'A day in the life' comes following our win at the 'Aer Lingus Start Up Awards 2018'. The interview provides a great insight into the daily routine of Ann and her busy [...]

Aer Lingus Cara Magazine Interview2019-04-05T13:18:37+01:00

EU urged to safeguard post-Brexit medical supplies from the UK


EU member-states have been urged to do more to safeguard the supply of medicines post-Brexit by European pharmaceutical leaders. The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations called on European leaders to allow medicines and medical devices quality which is tested in the United Kingdom, to be recognised in the European Union. [...]

EU urged to safeguard post-Brexit medical supplies from the UK2019-03-20T14:20:44+01:00

EMA now operating from Amsterdam


Following the European Medicines Agency leaving its London premises on 1 March, the agency is now operating from Amsterdam. The staff will gradually move into the Spark building in Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The EMA has been working hard with the Dutch authorities to ensure these temporary premises would be ready to move into [...]

EMA now operating from Amsterdam2019-03-13T14:39:05+01:00

Brexit: The EU supports pharmaceutical Companies


When medicinal products are imported into the EU, they must undergo batch testing within the European Economic Area (EEA). Once the United Kingdom leave the EU due to Brexit, it has the following effects on the Pharmaceutical industry. Pharmaceutical manufacturers who have previously carried out batch testing in the UK must relocate [...]

Brexit: The EU supports pharmaceutical Companies2019-03-06T14:15:26+01:00

Brexit: Will UK Inspection Reports and GMP Certificates still be valid?


The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has updated the agency’s Brexit-related guidance documents. The updated documents support pharmaceutical companies in preparing for the United Kingdom’s (UK) withdrawal from the European Union (EU). All medicinal products that are manufactured or imported into the European Economic Area (EEA) must be follow EU Good Manufacturing Practices [...]

Brexit: Will UK Inspection Reports and GMP Certificates still be valid?2019-03-01T10:42:34+01:00

100 jobs announced at pharmacetuical services firm


IQVIA, the US firm that provides support services in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical sectors have announced 100 new jobs in Dublin. They have begun recruiting in areas of clinical project management, data management and biostatistics. IQVIA stated how they are seeking pharmacovigilance specialists also. The company expect the jobs to be [...]

100 jobs announced at pharmacetuical services firm2019-02-22T11:26:17+01:00

Are there Brexit contingency plans for the pharmaceutical industry?


In relation to the decision on whether a deal will be made or not on Brexit, the outcome will have a big threat on pharmaceutical research and manufacturing in the United Kingdom, the industry has said. This will potentially be driving up manufacturing costs and minimising future investment. A range of companies [...]

Are there Brexit contingency plans for the pharmaceutical industry?2019-04-26T10:31:57+01:00

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