EGA: Biosimilars essential for generics industry as well

Home/Conferences | Posted 01/09/2009

Would-be big generics players will have to move into biosimilars, Ms Francesca Bruce of Scrip News heard at the European Generic medicines Association (EGA) conference recently held in Barcelona, Spain.

EGA meeting Barcelona 2009: Will size matter in the generics space?

Home/Conferences | Posted 01/09/2009

The generic medicines market is getting tougher and players of all sizes will find it harder to compete, but there are opportunities for both big and small firms, Ms Francesca Bruce of Scrip News heard at the recent European Generic medicines Association annual meeting in Barcelona, Spain.

EGA meeting Barcelona 2009: commoditisation risks sustainability of generic medicines market

Home/Conferences | Posted 01/09/2009

The commoditisation of generic medicines markets could be a real threat to the sustainability of the industry, Ms Francesca Bruce of Scrip News heard at the European Generic medicines Association's (EGA) annual conference recently held in Barcelona, Spain.

Glycosylation main approval issue with biosimilars

Home/Conferences | Posted 01/09/2009

Post-translational modifications (PTMs), particularly glycosylation, will play a critical role in how biosimilars – also called follow-on biologics or biogenerics – and will eventually be approved in the US. This stated science writer Mr Angelo DePalma in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News of 1 February 2009.

Building trust in biosimilars main challenge of EGA

Home/Conferences | Posted 01/09/2009

So far, three types of biosimilar medicines have been approved in the EU – somatropin (human growth hormone, hGH), epoetin (erythropoietin, EPO) and filgrastim (granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, G-CSF)) – in the form of 13 marketing authorisations from various companies under many different names.

DIA EuroMeeting: EU needs automatic pricing to get generics to market

Home/Conferences | Posted 01/09/2009

“The EU needs greater regulatory capacity and automatic pricing and reimbursement to deal with the number of generics required to serve the market”, said Mr Georg Stark, Joint Managing Director of Alfred E Tiefenbacher GmbH & Co, speaking at the Drug Information Association (DIA) 21st Annual EuroMeeting held in Berlin, Germany, from 23-25 March 2009.

World Generic Medicines Congress Europe 2012

Home/Conferences | Posted 27/01/2012

World Generic Medicines Europe Congress attracts attendees from leading generic pharma manufacturers, investment banks, pharmaceutical wholesale, law firms and API manufacturers to discuss the latest developments in the generics industry.

Extrapolation key issue at European biosimilars conference

Home/Conferences | Posted 25/09/2015

The European Generic medicines Association (EGA) held its 13th EGA-European Biosimilars Group Conference in London on 23–24 April 2015.