News about us

  • Extensive modernisation of our IT from 8 June to 13 June

    | 08 June 2017 |

    The Danish Medicines Agency will launch an extensive modernisation of our IT systems from Thursday 8 June 2017 at 6pm to Tuesday 13 June 2017 at 8am. During this period, you may experience longer response times and some of our IT systems and forms will not be available.

  • Agreement on Chinese-Danish cooperation signed

    | 03 May 2017 |

    The Danish Medicines Agency and the China Food and Drug Administration have taken an important step towards closer cooperation.

  • Chinese delegation is visiting the Danish Medicines Agency today

    | 13 March 2017 |

    The Danish Medicines Agency and the Chinese Food and Drug Administration, CFDA, take another big step towards closer cooperation.

  • Denmark bids to host EMA headquarters in Copenhagen

    | 08 February 2017 |

    Today, the Danish Government officially announced its candidacy for hosting the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in Denmark.

  • We are extending our opening hours

    | 31 January 2017 |

    From Wednesday 1 February 2017, we are extending our opening hours. This means that the reception will be open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 3.30pm. You can also call us on our main telephone number during these hours.

  • New chair of PhVWP-V

    | 20 December 2016 |

    Lisbet Vesterager Borge, veterinarian, has been elected chair of the European Pharmacovigilance Working Party Veterinary (PhVWP-V).

  • The Danish Medicines Agency launches new strategy

    | 15 December 2016 |

    The Danish Medicines Agency: Among Europe's best in class! This is our vision and we are now launching a strategy for how we are going to achieve the vision.

  • Nikolai Brun appointed new Director of Division

    | 24 November 2016 |

    The Danish Medicines Agency strengthens its leadership team and appoints Nikolai Brun, MD and PhD, as Director of Division of the new Medical Evaluation & Biostatistics division.

  • The Danish Medicines Agency to strengthen its leadership and professional focus

    | 28 September 2016 |

    A new division with medical expertise and a general strengthening of the leadership throughout the Agency. This is the essence of the organisational change which will take effect in the Danish Medicines Agency at the turn of the year.

  • New Danish member of the CHMP

    | 06 September 2016 |

    Sinan B. Sarac, Medical Doctor, is Denmark's new member of the CHMP, the European Medicines Agency's committee for the authorisation of medicines for human use.

  • An impact on the European agenda

    | 15 August 2016 |

    In five short videos, we describe how we work with safety for Danish medicine users at the Danish Medicines Agency. The work extends far beyond the borders of Denmark when we assess whether to authorise new medicines and whether the side effects of a medicine are too serious in relation to its efficacy.

  • Two new directors to join the Danish Medicines Agency

    | 29 April 2016 |

    The Danish Medicines Agency has appointed Janne Lehmann Knudsen as Director of Pharmacovigilance & Medical Devices and Iben Vitved as Director of Finance.

  • Promising prospects for cooperation with Mexico

    | 15 April 2016 |

    Thursday, the Danish Medicines Agency's new Director General Thomas Senderovitz signed a cooperation agreement between the Mexican drug regulatory authority and the Danish Medicines Agency.

  • Strong ambitions for the newly established Danish Medicines Agency

    | 18 March 2016 |

    The Danish Medicines Agency must stand out both nationally and internationally. This was the clear message of Danish Minister for Health Sophie Løhde, who paid a visit to the agency yesterday.

  • New Director General of the Danish Medicines Agency

    | 11 January 2016 |

    The Danish Ministry of Health has appointed Thomas Senderovitz as Director General of the newly established Danish Medicines Agency.

  • The Danish Medicines Agency has a new website

    | 04 January 2016 |

    Today, the Danish Medicines Agency launched its new website – – where you can read about and subscribe to news about licensing and supervision of medicines, side effects, reimbursement, pharmacies and medical devices.