Posts Tagged ‘European Union’

New EU Ruling on Data Transfer Has Privacy Implications

The verge reports on a new ruling from the EU that will change how or even if personal data from Europe can enter the United States.  As we know, there are very specific rules set forth in GDPR on how data is handled and what can and cannot be shared. In addition, GDPR mandates security […]

AI Ethics have been agreed upon in the EU

The EU Has Released Guidelines for AI Ethics

It’s here. The European Union (EU) has officially declared AI as an important constituent of their economic growth and have put forth rules and guidelines to “trust” the AI system. Does this mean that the EU is trying to instill “human values” into AI? I don’t think so. The requirements that are defined for AI […]

How Many Novel Drugs Were Approved In 2017?

When it comes to drug approvals, 2017 was a great year for the pharmaceutical industry. According to Reuters, the number of drugs approved in the United States was the highest number in 21 years. In fact, the 46 novel drugs that were approved was more than double what was approved in 2016. This figure doesn’t […]

EMA Issues Brexit Guidance To Pharma

Pharmaceutical companies selling their products in the UK need to consider the impact Brexit will have on their operations. Some changes will need to be made before the UK leaves the European Union on March 30, 2019. In a press release, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said: “The guidance document outlines the practical and simplified […]

European Medicines Agency (EMA) Is Moving To Amsterdam

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is will be moving its offices from London to Amsterdam, due to the UK’s decision to withdraw from the European Union. According to a press release issued by the EMA, the relocation effort needs to be completed by the end of March 2019. The EMA currently employs close to 900 […]