News about Licensing and supervision
| 02 April 2020 |
UPDATED. We are aware that COVID-19 has consequences with regards to the conduct of clinical trials in Denmark. Multiple factors play a role such as trial participants in quarantine, limited access to public places (including hospitals) due to the risk of spreading infections etc.
| 01 April 2020 |
The Danish Medicines Agency would like to clarify when and how companies must notify the Danish Medicines Agency of any supply problems they might experience.
| 27 March 2020 |
It is important to us that companies and industry associations feel they receive a prompt reply when they contact the Danish Medicines Agency.
COVID-19 and production of protective equipment: Collaboration between Danish Medicines Agency and Danish companies
| 24 March 2020 |
The Medicoindustrien, the Confederation of Danish Industry and the Danish Medicines Agency have formed a new collaboration to switch the production to gloves, lab coats, mouth shields, isolation gowns, masks and hand sanitizer.
| 17 March 2020 |
Clinical trials investigating treatments for COVID-19 will be processed within 3 days. The processing time is extended if major objections is raised but we prioritise to have these solved immediately.
| 08 January 2020 |
Marketing authorisation holders of medicinal products authorised under the national procedure, the decentralised procedure as well as the mutual recognition procedure should be aware that some ATC codes have been changed for 2020.
| 01 July 2019 |
The Danish Medicines Agency’s collaboration with the Chinese drug regulatory authorities has entered a new phase, reaching agreement on specific collaboration projects among which a project on quality control of radiopharmaceuticals.
End of day meeting on new EU recommendations on complex clinical trials at the Danish Medicines Agency
| 29 March 2019 |
The Danish Medicines Agency invites pharmaceutical companies, researchers and other interested parties to an end of day meeting on the new European recommendations on complex clinical trials which aim to support the development of personalised medicine.
Public consultation on electronic package leaflets and summaries of product characteristics across the EU
| 12 March 2019 |
What should the package leaflets and labels of medicines for citizens and the summaries of product characteristics for healthcare professionals look like in the future? A public consultation on key principles about this has been launched throughout the EU, with comments to be submitted by 31 July.
| 08 March 2019 |
The common European subgroup for complex clinical trials with trial subjects, which is headed by Denmark, has just published a set of recommendations for the development of personalised medicine.
| 01 March 2019 |
A taskforce on big data in the pharmaceutical area, the HMA-EMA Joint Big Data Taskforce, has just published its first report. The report offers a definition of big data and several recommendations for European authorities that regulate medicines and medical devices.
| 08 February 2019 |
The Danish government today announced its decision to support the establishment of a new data analysis centre in the Danish Medicines Agency. The centre is to handle the analysis of large data quantities in the pharmaceutical and medical devices areas and will set new standards for the monitoring of the safety and efficacy of medicines and medical devices after their marketing.
| 18 January 2019 |
Marketing authorisation holders of medicinal products authorised under the national procedure, the decentralised procedure as well as the mutual recognition procedure should be aware that some ATC codes have been changed for 2019.
| 17 December 2018 |
The NeeS submission format will be discontinued for all applications submitted under the national procedure (NP), i.e. applications for variations, renewals etc. This change is related to medicinal products for human use. Parallel import and parallel distribution are not affected by this change.
| 19 November 2018 |
Storbritannien betragtes som udgangspunkt som et 3. land (udenfor EU/EEA) efter Brexit den 29. marts 2019. Lægemiddelstyrelsen opfordrer derfor lægemiddelvirksomheder til at indsende variationer snarest muligt.
| 08 November 2018 |
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, FDA, The European Medicines Agency, EMA, and Novo Nordisk are among the speakers when The Danish Medicines Agency on 20 November 2018 puts focus on big data and medicine under the event heading “From Big Data to Real World Evidence”.
| 17 October 2018 |
During an implementation period of maximum two years, it will be permitted to sell released packs on which a UK marketing authorisation holder or a representative is indicted as well as packs on which an EEA marketing authorisation holder or a representative is indicated for the concerned D.Sp.No. (Danish speciality number).
| 20 September 2018 |
Medicines of the future is one of the topics being debated at the meeting of the World Economic Forum, which is currently place right now in Tianjin in China. The Danish Medicines Agency is attending.
| 19 September 2018 |
The Danish Medicines Agency has just scored 4.5 of a possible 5 in the common-European survey known as the Benchmarking of European Medicines Agencies (BEMA). ”It's a really good result that will benefit all of us and may help raise the standard throughout Europe,” said the Danish health minister.
| 13 September 2018 |
A Danish registry study has examined if the cancer incidence rate is higher among people treated with the blood pressure lowering medicine Valsartan, which due to the risk of contamination was recalled from the market in July 2018. The study concludes that no increased cancer incidence can be seen at present.