About Us

Vaccines Europe, is a specialised vaccines group within the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), the professional association of the innovative pharmaceutical industry in Europe.

Who we are

Vaccines Europe was created in 1991 to provide a voice for the vaccine industry in Europe. The group represents vaccine companies of all sizes operating in Europe, and currently includes all the major global innovative and research-based vaccine companies, including small and medium-sized enterprises.

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Our mission

Foster innovation and value recognition of lifecourse immunisation in Europe to protect people against evolving health challenges.

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We are devoted to

Proactively representing and voicing industry views on key issues of common interest being discussed at EU level.

Raising awareness about the value and benefit of vaccines and vaccination and the contribution of the vaccine industry in Europe and worldwide.

We Aim To

Foster a favourable policy climate for the vaccine industry in Europe in order to facilitate availability and access to new and innovative vaccines worldwide.

Create a supportive environment for improved vaccine protection, innovative vaccine development and improved coverage throughout life in the interest of individuals and the community.

Support vaccine R&D through innovative vaccine applications

The European Vaccine Industry in figures

This infographic shows the impact and reach of our industry across Europe.

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The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) represents the pharmaceutical industry operating in Europe. Through its direct membership of 36 national associations and 39 leading pharmaceutical companies, EFPIA's mission is to create a collaborative environment that enables our members to innovate, discover, develop and deliver new therapies and vaccines for people across Europe, as well as contribute to the European economy.

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