About: EMA

Brexit 28-04-2017

Public sector jobs fail to escape Brexit uncertainty

Public sector jobs in the United Kingdom and in the EU itself are far from safe from the uncertainty generated by Brexit. UK public services are already suffering and British civil servants could be put out to pasture by Brussels.

Brexit 24-04-2017

Barcelona pulls out the stops for EU medicines agency

Barcelona's mayor and Spain's health minister have agreed to work together to bring the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to the Catalan capital. EURACTIV Spain reports.

Health 24-04-2017

Drugmakers urge June decision on EU agency location

Europe's drugmakers pushed for a decision as early as June on the new location for the headquarters of the bloc's medicines watchdog, which will relocate from London after Britain's decision to leave the EU.

Brexit 21-04-2017

Amsterdam backs a ‘transparent and objective’ relocation of EU drugs agency

The Netherlands announced on Thursday (20 April) Amsterdam's candidacy for hosting the European Medicines Agency (EMA), which is currently based in London.

Brexit 23-03-2017

Romania looks to poach EU medicines agency from UK

Romania announced that it will bid to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in Bucharest after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. EURACTIV Romania reports.

Health 20-02-2017

EU drugs agency: Don’t politicise Brexit relocation, say Athens, Copenhagen

The criteria regarding the relocation of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from London after the Brexit vote should not be political, Danish and Greek officials told Euractiv.com on Monday (20 February).

Euro & Finance 29-07-2016

Italy and Spain lead the fight to conquer UK-based EU agencies

In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, Rome and Madrid are leading the race to gain the right to host influential EU agencies, while Croatia, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Romania and Slovakia could remain empty-handed.

Health 02-05-2013

Court orders EU medicines agency to withhold clinical trial results

The General Court of the European Union has ordered the European Medicines Agency (EMA) not to release documents on clinical trials, after two access-to-documents were requested, at least until the Court has issued a final ruling.

Future EU 09-05-2012

EU agencies stained by ‘conflicts of interest’, wrongdoing

The European Parliament is set to suspend its approval for the 2010 budget of three EU agencies due to expenditures which appear unjustified, according to the lawmaker in charge of the dossier.

Health 03-06-2011

European Medicines Agency: A challenge for DG SANCO

Jim Murray argues that the European Commission's health and consumers department (DG SANCO) must take the lead in ensuring the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) independence in approving drugs and medicines.