DIA Europe 2023 – a brief report

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The 35th edition of DIA Europe, the largest neutral forum for healthcare stakeholders in Europe, concluded on 24 March 2023 with resounding success. The three-day congress took place in Basel, Switzerland and attracted over 1,700 attendees from across the globe, making it a must-attend for the life sciences industry.

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Founded in 1964, DIA has been a pioneer in bringing together regulators, industry, HTA bodies and patient representatives worldwide. Over the years, DIA has grown into a global organization with over 30,000 members across 90 countries. 

DIA Europe 2023 continued the organization's mission in the ever evolving and more complex healthcare environment by providing an unparalleled platform for leading European regulators, industry, HTA bodies and patient representatives to discuss pressing healthcare challenges, explore innovations and harmonize key policy decisions with patients' needs. Over 300 speakers, including 30+ EMA and European Commission speakers, participated in more than 100 sessions and hands-on workshops on a wide range of topics, including AI and data science, clinical trials, pharmacovigilance and safety, EU health policy, regulatory operations, and medical devices.

In addition, more than 80 exhibitors showcased their latest products and services across all three days, making this event an ideal forum for networking and collaboration.

‘We are thrilled with the overwhelming impact  DIA Europe 2023 has created for Healthcare Stakeholders,’ said Ania Mitan, SVP & MD EMEAIS at DIA. ‘We extend our heartfelt thanks to the programme committee for their support and dedication over the last year. We also want to thank the speakers, session chairs, panelists, and all our collaboration partners for making this conference a reality.’

There was also ample opportunity to recognize the outstanding contributions of several individuals in the life sciences industry to the mission of DIA. The winners of the DIA Europe Inspire Awards 2023 are:

  • Excellence in Service Award: Peter Arlett, European Medicines Agency
  • Excellence in Service Award: Isabelle Stoeckert, Bayer
  • Excellence in Service Award – Middle East: Bandar Alhammad, Saudi Food and Drug Authority
  • Outstanding Contribution to Health Award: Anthony Humphreys, European Medicines Agency
  • Outstanding Contribution to Health Award: Vaccines Europe

‘The DIA Europe 2023 Conference has exceeded our expectations, and we are grateful to our sponsors and exhibitors for creating such a welcoming atmosphere for all participants,’ added Ania Mitan. ‘We are also thankful to our volunteers and the DIA team, who have worked tirelessly to create a truly fit-for-purpose congress for everyone.’

The DIA Europe 2024 Conference will take place in Brussels on 1214 March 2024. Registrations are now open, and the website provides all necessary information about the upcoming edition.

Learn more about DIA Europe 2024: https://bit.ly/3MF7jfp

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