EMA’s Union Product Database implementation guide updated (again!)

Action required: Union Product Database implementation guide is available for consultation until 21/March/2021. Today, I shall look at three of the many changes proposed. The first important update. Under the New Veterinary Regulations (NVR) EU 2019/6, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) shall establish and maintain a Union Product Database (UPD). In previous blogs we looked …

Machine Learning for the benefit of Life Sciences

Machine Learning (ML) is a form of Artificial Intelligence (AI), allowing applications to learn from the data processed. This is in contrast to programming, which follows a defined route to write a specific computer program. During the absorption of data, the ML algorithms learn to produce better, more precise ‘models’. These ML ‘models’ are an …

UK spearheading Pathway for faster Time to Market

The UK is spearheading a new initiative on how innovative medicinal products can be brought to market faster and therefore made accessible to patients more quickly. In December 2020, the MHRA released new guidance documents on ILAP or Innovative Licensing and Access Pathway to clarify new opportunities for stakeholders in medicinal product development. Already operational, …

UPDated – EMA updated Union Product Database implementation guide

According to the New Veterinary Regulations (NVR) EU 2019/6, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) shall establish and maintain a Union Product Database (UPD). In July 2020 the EMA published the UPD access policy (EMA/198149/2020), which outlines who gets access to which data stored in the UPD. It outlines how all parties can meet their obligations …

UP-to-Date – EMA’s Union Product Database implementation guide

What is the UPD? According to the New Veterinary Regulations (NVR) EU 2019/6, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) shall establish and maintain a Union Product Database (UPD). With that in mind, implementation acts are required laying out electronic exchange mechanism and data format, database functionality and interface/API as well as detailed specifications of the data …

EMA provides latest on Article 57

Action required before end of January 2021. Since 1 February 2020, when the United Kingdom withdrew from the European Union (EU), the UK has become a ‘third country’ as far as the EU is concerned. A withdrawal agreement has provided direction for the transition period, ending 31 December 2020 (European Commission, Notice to Stakeholders, 13 …

uNcoVeR the EU’s New Veterinary Regulations

Uncovering the New Veterinary Regulations (NVR) EU 2019/6 for Regulatory Information Management (RIM) is not quite straight forward. The NVR will become applicable from 28th January 2022, bringing additional burden but also benefits to the veterinary industry. It contains new measures for increasing the availability and safety of veterinary medicines and is one of the …

Regulatory Information Management (RIM) for Veterinary

With the new veterinary regulations Regulation (EU) 2019/6 coming into effect in January 2022,isn’t it time to look at the benefits of streamlining veterinary product management?  Wouldn’t it be beneficial to get support for submission planning, drill deep down into data using Analytics, minimise manual more error prone tasks and at the same time increase efficiency and data …