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Clinical trial accident leaves six critical, one ‘brain dead’

January 15, 2016
Medical Communications, Research and Development France, clinical trial

Six patients have been left in a critical condition following a serious accident in a clinical trial at a French …

healthcare tech

Doctors ‘distrust apps developed by pharma’ – survey

July 31, 2015
Medical Communications France, GPs, Germany, Healthcare Technologies, UK, chronic disease, disease management, healthcare tech

A study of GPs in three European countries show GPs feel there is a role for healthcare technologies in disease …

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Sanofi plays host to German chancellor Angela Merkel

May 29, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing France, Germany, Sanofi, angela, brett wells, merkel

German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel met with Sanofi bosses in Frankfurt to discuss antibiotics and open a new manufacturing facility. …

France Focus: Power without responsibility?

October 27, 2014
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing France, Lantus, Sanofi, Servier, hollande, perindopril, report

Population: 65.8 million (2013) Government: Unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic Leader: François Hollande of the centre-left Socialist Party Gross Domestic Product: …

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Servier fined €331m by European Commission

July 10, 2014
Sales and Marketing EC, European Commission, France, Krka, Lupin, Matrix, Mylan, Niche/Unichem, Servier, Teva

The European Commission has served French pharma company Servier with a €331 million fine for delaying the entry to market …

France ‘to approve’ Avastin use

July 3, 2014
Sales and Marketing AMD, France, Lucentis, Novartis, Roche, avastin, off label, off-label, wet AMD

The French government is planning to allow Roche’s cancer drug Avastin to be prescribed off-label to treat wet age-related macular …

France cleans up regulation – and restricts pharma role

July 14, 2011
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing France, Mediator, Servier, pharmacovigilance, research and development news

France has unveiled sweeping changes to how it regulates prescription medicines following the scandal surrounding Servier’s Médiator. Health minister Xavier …

Pressure mounts on Servier over Mediator controversy

February 3, 2011
Sales and Marketing France, G5, Mediator, Servier, benfluorex

Dr Jacques Servier has stepped down from his role as head of a French pharma industry association as controversy grows …

Servier’s Mediator provokes French drug safety controversy

January 12, 2011
Sales and Marketing AFSSAPS, France, Mediator, Servier, benfluorex, drug safety

Serious questions are being asked about drug safety monitoring in France in connection with Servier’s Mediator (benfluorex) which was withdrawn …

Staff blockade Sanofi-Aventis facility in France

October 21, 2010
Manufacturing and Production France, Sanofi, Sanofi-Aventis, job cuts, manufacturing and production

Workers at a Sanofi-Aventis manufacturing facility in Romainville, France, sealed off the gates of the plant to protest plans to …

inVentiv Health acquires French advertising group

September 8, 2010
Medical Communications France, advertising, inVentiv Health

InVentiv Health is to acquire Star Terre Santé, a leading group of healthcare marketing and communications agencies based in Paris. …

Lundbeck and Teva launch Azilect in France

January 20, 2010
Sales and Marketing Azilect, France, Lundbeck, Teva

Lundbeck and Teva France have launched Azilect in France following the successful conclusion of pricing and reimbursement discussions with the …


AstraZeneca’s Bruno Angelici awarded Légion d`honneur

January 8, 2010
Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, France, appointment, sales and marketing

AstraZeneca’s Bruno Angelici has been appointed Chevalier dans l`Ordre National de la Légion d`honneur in the French New Year honours …

Sanofi invests in syringe production in France

December 16, 2009
Manufacturing and Production France, Sanofi-Aventis, vaccines

Sanofi-Aventis has doubled its capacity to manufacture syringe-delivered medicines with the opening of new production units at Le Trait, near …

New deal supports French pharma and biotech

December 1, 2009
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing France, biotech

 The French government has agreed a new deal with industry leaders to help the country’s pharma and biotech industries.President Sarkozy …

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