Research and Development

FDA Approves New Drugs Faster Than Five International Agencies

The increased use of fast track regulatory pathways has led to the FDA having the shortest median approval time for new active drug substances in 2017 compared to five other international regulatory agencies, according to the UK-based Centre for Innovation in Regulatory Science (CIRS). Read More

EMA Issues PRIME Report Analyzing Its First Two Years

The European Medicines Agency issued a report card on the first two years of its Priority Medicines (PRIME) Scheme, highlighting that it has received and processed 177 requests for eligibility for the program that provides early scientific and regulatory support for medicines based on promising preliminary clinical evidence. Read More