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Ref. Ares(2018)5322444 - 17/10/2018
Ref. Ares(2019)2527775 - 10/04/2019
Meeting with EFPIA 
Meeting date and place 
Meeting held on 11/10/2018 15:00 in Charlemagne 
Participating organisation(s) & representative(s) 
- - European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (TRN:
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Participant, 
38526121292-88) 
- - European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (TRN:
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Participant, 
38526121292-88) 
- - European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (TRN:
Participant, 
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38526121292-88) 
Requester, 
 European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations
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Participant, 
(TRN: 38526121292-88) 
- - European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (TRN:
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Participant, 
38526121292-88) 
Main issues discussed 
Upon EFPIA request, DG Trade received 
 and his industry colleagues on EU-US regulatory cooperation prospects in the context
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of the Executive Working Group set up by EU and US leaders on 25 July 2018.
[Art.4.1(b)  gave an overview of the state of play as regards the implementation of te 25 July declaration in the regulatory field and
potential avenues for work in the regulatory sector, inviting industry to identify priorities for cooperation.   
EFPIA flagged the importance of EU-US cooperation on “advanced testing of medical products” and ‘good clinical practices’ which are
subject to inspections, similar to GMP for pharma; 
 and this would be an area for
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cooperation. The importance of 3D printing and artificial intelligence was also flagged. We asked for their written input. 
Directorate or unit 
TRADE E/1 
Internal participants 
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TRADE  E/1 
[Art.4.1(b)@ec.europa.eu) 
Participant, 
TRADE  E/1 
@ec.europa.eu) 
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Participant, Notetaker, 
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Author(s) of minutes 
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Validator and validation date 
 validated the minutes on 17/10/2018 09:04 
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Minutes generated by EMT (Id:TRADE/596)
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