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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The associations representing the European and British life science industry have today launched a joint policy document on the potential impact of the United Kingdom’s exit the European Union

2017 12 14 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 launched a joint policy document on the potential impact of the United Kingdom’s exit the European Union.

Access the document here and access the Press Release below under Read more.

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Vaccines Europe We-Wont-Rest Campaign

2017 11 12 Written by Vaccines Europe

Vaccines Europe launched the We-Wont-Rest Campaign in November 2017. The new campaign focuses on the passion, commitment and dedication of individuals, teams and companies in the vaccine industry to discovering and developing new vaccines for patients. We’re telling our industry’s innovation story and using #WeWontRest to start the public discussion on the value of innovation and the future of healthcare in Europe.
Access the campaign page here and read about the pledges industry experts have made here.

Early Career Research Prize in Vaccinology R&D

2017 09 29 Written by Vaccines Europe

The Early Career Research Prize in Vaccinology R&D is awarded by the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) with the contribution of Vaccines Europe. The objective is to promote and foster a younger generation of scientists in the early stages of their career.

The prize rewards significant achievements in Vaccine R&D, including the discovery of new vaccine antigens, new vaccines design, understanding the basics of the immune response, new technologies that will improve the future of vaccines and vaccination and that are supported by proof-of-concept data (preclinical and clinical).

For information regarding application criteria, follow this link and the Promotion Flyer.

Pascale Mauran appointed as Vaccines Europe President

2017 09 11 Written by Vaccines Europe

Vaccines Europe is pleased to announce that Pascale Mauran, Vice-President, IDM Vaccines Commercial Development at Pfizer, has been officially appointed as the new Vaccines Europe President. Pascale Mauran has been representing Pfizer on the Vaccines Europe Board for four years now, out of which one and half year as Vaccines Europe Vice-President. She brings solid experience and expertise on vaccines to help drive the development of the Vaccines Europe objectives. Pascale Mauran’s appointment as President will start immediately and will run for the next two years.

Pascale Mauran stated: “I am delighted to take the responsibility of President of Vaccines Europe and continue to drive Vaccines Europe strategy and vision in this significant momentum for vaccination in Europe with the EU Joint Action on Vaccination and all other important EU initiatives underway”.

Vaccines Europe expresses its gratitude to its former President Andrea Rappagliosi, for his strong leadership dedicated to Vaccines Europe over the past 5 years.

For more information, please contact:
Magdalena R. de Azero, Executive Director, Vaccines Europe

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