Research and development

Research and development guidance:

In recent years, we have witnessed a constantly growing interest from all stakeholders (the general public, patients associations, physicians, pharmaceutical industry and...

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The purpose of clinical trials A clinical trial is an investigation conducted in human subjects which aims to discover or verify the effects of and adverse reactions to a...

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Research and Development agreements (R&D agreements) are agreements under which two or more parties agree to jointly execute research work and/or jointly develop the...

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What is a technology transfer agreement? The term ‘technology transfer agreement’ is used as an umbrella term for a multitude of different types of agreements intended to...

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What is know-how? ‘Know-how’ is technical or practical knowledge resulting from research or experience and usually relates to the way something is done. This technical or...

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What is personalised medicine Personalised medicine has existed for quite some time. Physicians have, to varying degrees, adapted treatments to individual patients based...

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New EU regulation on clinical trials On 16 April 2014, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union adopted Regulation (EU) 536/2014 on clinical trials...

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