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Launch of PRIME – Paving the way for promising medicines for patients

  • PRIME_EMEA

New scheme supports European Commission priorities

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) launches today its new PRIME (PRIority MEdicines) scheme to strengthen support to medicines that target an unmet medical need. The scheme focuses on medicines that may offer a major therapeutic advantage over existing treatments, or benefit patients with no treatment options. These medicines are considered priority medicines within the European Union (EU).

Through PRIME, EMA offers early, proactive and enhanced support to medicine developers to optimise the generation of robust data on a medicine’s benefits and risks and enable accelerated assessment of medicine applications. This will help patients to benefit as early as possible from therapies that may significantly improve their quality of life.

Should you wish more information, please visit the website. The press conference is also available at this link https://youtu.be/q9LOVKeYvbw