Author Archives: Julian Upton

Six Steps to Better Cancer Care in Europe

A  report published yesterday provides recommendations for combating the “significant inequalities” affecting access to quality cancer care in Europe.
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Biotech Industry Calls for Pan-European Tax Incentives

Europe’s biotech industry body, EuropaBio, has launched a report urging European governments to remain committed to biotech research, development and innovation (RDI) incentives, following release of the European Commission’s (EC) 2014 Innovation Scoreboard.
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Innovation Drops Down NICE’s Value Agenda

Innovation as a consideration of value-based pricing decisions will be conspicuous by its absence in future NICE decisions. Omar Ali, a UK formulary development pharmacist and consultant to NICE, speaking at eyeforpharma’s Barcelona 2014 conference on Wednesday, explained that the UK price watchdog will prioritize considerations of wider societal benefit and unmet need as it […]
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Europe: EFPIA Campaign Calls for Integrated Life Sciences Strategy

The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) has launched a social media campaign calling for an integrated life sciences  strategy for the EU. The #HealthyEU Health and Growth campaign will outline the opportunities and threats faced by patients and the healthcare sector today, and provide evidence and facts to inform healthcare debates in the run […]
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Bioscience Research: China to Overtake U.S. by 2020

Bioscience research in China is set to overtake the United States within the next five to ten years, according to data from search engine CiteAb.
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