To kick start European Biotech Week in the UK, EuropaBio hosted its first EMA-EuropaBio Information Day.

Prof. Guido Rasi (European Medicines Agency Executive Director) lead an EMA delegation composed by Melanie Carr (Head of EMA SME office) and several EMA officials who presented the latest in the areas of healthcare biotechnology applications as dealt with by EMA. Approximately 60 EuropaBio members joined the meeting and the very lively discussions on key issues for the healthcare biotech companies: TTIP, personalised medicines, Health Technology Assessment and biosimilars. Speakers also presented the recent EMA reorganization and the services provided by the SME office.