Biopharmaceutical launches data sharing venture

reported by As of the 1st January 2014 the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations’ (EFPIA) and the Pharmaceutical Research Manufacturers of America’s (PhRMA) joint agreement on the sharing of clinical-trial data came into effect.

Under the newly established ‘Principles for Responsible Clinical Trial Data Sharing’, it is now possible for researchers to request access to patient-level data, clinical-trial protocols and clinical-study reports for any new medication approved in the US and the European Union after 1st January 2014.

This new venture highlights the biopharmaceutical sectors commitment to data-sharing as it will dramatically expand the volume of information from clinical trials available to qualified researchers as well as patients and members of the public.

To read more about this new industry principle click here 

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