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How can the EU best support health research and innovation?

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown what can be achieved when countries work together on health research and innovation. Vaccines were developed successfully, and effective treatments were researched and shared internationally.

Can the EU encourage a similarly collaborative approach to health research and innovation systematically? As Europe’s population ages and healthcare costs increase, could spreading research costs between Member States help prevent unequal access to care?

We put some of YOUR questions on this topic to a panel of experts:

  • Jacki Davis, Moderator
  • Virginia Acha, Global Lead, Global Regulatory Policy, MSD
  • Pierre Meulien, Biotechnology / R&I Consultant

How can the EU best support health research and innovation? Where should the EU be focusing its resources? Do we need new ways to keep people healthy and prevent diseases? Do we need urgent investment in digital healthcare technologies to help drive down costs? How can the EU help health research and innovation thrive? Let us know your thoughts and comments in the form below and we’ll take them to policymakers and experts for their reactions!

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