The European Commission (EC) is working on the pharmaceutical strategy for Europe ‘Pharmaceuticals – safe and affordable medicines’. The initiative aims to improve and accelerate patients’ access to safe and affordable medicines and to support innovation in the EU pharmaceutical industry.
- The Roadmap has been published and is open for feedback until 7 July 2020.
- A stakeholder workshop is planned on 14/15 July, for which registration is open until 3 July.
- The publication of an EC communication on the strategy is planned by the end of 2020 and the initiative is expected to cover the time period until 2023/24 (including further stakeholder involvement and consultations).