The EU Vaccine Industry in Figures

Europe is at the heart of global vaccine research and production. Most of the activities of the major innovative Vaccines Europe members research based-companies are based in the region.

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Vaccines: a tool for spending smart

Effective vaccination programmes ease pressure on budgets and allow resources to focus on other healthcare areas and medical innovation

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Prevention First

Vaccination at the Heart of Public Health. Vaccines Europe calls on EU policy-makers to develop a comprehensive vaccination strategy through five core policy asks.

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Vaccine Market Access in the EU

How long for a vaccine to reach European Population? 6,4 years is the median time lag between marketing authorisation and effective population access

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An industry for healthy lives

As the EU-wide recognised vaccine industry stakeholder, Vaccines Europe represents major innovative research-based vaccine companies operating in Europe as well as small and medium sized enterprises.
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A vision for the vaccines of tomorrow

2018 04 10 Written by Vaccines Europe

The article titled Innovation Partnership for a Roadmap on Vaccines in Europe (IPROVE): A vision for the vaccines of tomorrow was published in the scientific journal “Vaccine” in February 2018. Access the article here.

Immunisation Information Systems at the cornerstone of improved vaccination policies in a digital Europe

2018 04 09 Written by Vaccines Europe

In a time where Europe is facing mobility of citizens, vaccination policies need to utilize technological advancements to increased access to health records within the Member States and across Europe. Health systems are moving towards e-Health, (i.e. tools and services using information and communication technologies).

Vaccines Europe developed a paper outlining the Immunisation Information System (IIS) capabilities, current challenges with IIS and proposals for a way forward. You can access the paper here.

EU Manifesto on Influenza Vaccination – together reducing the burden of influenza

2018 04 09 Written by Vaccines Europe

The Steering Group on Influenza Vaccination is organising a physical event in the Brussels Renaissance Hotel on 24th April, 12:30 – 15:00 to launch the EU Manifesto on Influenza Vaccination. Read more…

Statement in response to the EU Council ratifying the Brexit transition deal

2018 04 04 Written by Vaccines Europe

The associations representing the European and British life science industry (AESGP, ABPI, BIA, BGMA, EBE, EFPIA, EUCOPE, EuropaBio, Medicines for Europe, PAGB, Vaccines Europe) have today responded to the European Council approving terms of the transition period agreed between the UK Government and EU.

Today’s agreement on a transition period is welcome news for Europe’s Life Sciences industry. While expecting a deal on the withdrawal agreement as soon as possible, this gives companies more certainty about the time they will have to prepare for the UK’s departure from the EU.

At the current status of negotiations, we continue to advise our members to prepare for every scenario and ensure that they have the right plans in place so that patients across Europe and in the UK continue to access the medicines they need.

However, as Article 50 negotiations progress to the next phase, clarity over the UK and Europe’s future relationship on the regulation, trade and supply of medicines needs to be provided as soon as possible. Alongside Europe’s patient groups and healthcare organisations, Europe’s Life Sciences industry will continue to advocate that the best outcome for patients is an agreement for the EU and the UK to continue to cooperate on medicines.

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