One year after the EU Veterinary Medicines Regulation (VMR) came into force, novel medicine developers have an important opportunity to shape its implementation. Chris Boyle and Bronwyn Tonelli look at what’s at stake for an industry which is embracing technological advancement, but which faces twice the administrative burden of the human medicine industry.
The pharma industry was unhappy about a rule which prevented U.S. accountants and consultants, and even some in-house staff at pharma companies, from providing services to medical services companies in Russia. Carys Golesworthy explains how this has now changed.
On 31 January 2023, the internally circulated version of the European Commission’s far-reaching overhaul of the EU’s pharma legislation was leaked, and published by Politico. Here, initial impressions of the biggest surprises in the document are given by Maarten Meulenbelt, Chris Boyle, and Zina Chatzidimitriadou.