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10 Calendar February 2008 Pharmaceutical Executive Europe Pharma 2020 27 FEBRUARY • The Radisson SAS Portman, London Economist Conferences is once again holding its annual pharmaceuticals conference. Bringing together the most innovative minds from industry, science and academia, this event asks questions such as, what will the industry look like ten years from now? How will the different players realign themselves? How can the issue of escalating R&D costs be addressed? And what new revenue models can be found in niche markets? Contact Clare Leonard Tel. +44 207 576 8384 Web Patent Litigation Strategies 31 March – 1 April Thistle Hotel Marble Arch, London This two-day conference is split into a European day and a US day. The European Focus Day will emphasize proposals for supranational patent litigation; EPLA; and the community patent and how to push it forward. The U.S. Focus Day will analyze the trends and developments in the pharmaceutical and biotech law sector; the Patent Reform Act 2007; parallel US and European patent litigation strategies; and key rulings. Web Interphex 2008 26–28 MARCH • Grand Hall, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia (PA, US) Clinical Trials Supply Europe 25–26 FEBRUARY • Sheraton Roma, Rome Conducting trials in emerging countries to reduce the spiralling costs of drug development has become standard, bringing with it the complications of understanding country specific requirements whilst consolidating multiple trial sites into one global strategy. The ninth annual Clinical Trial Supply conference will provide casestudy based presentations covering issues such as import and export, packaging, labelling and distribution of clinical products as well as effective outsourcing and current technologies. Website This event presents industry resources (equipment, technologies, ideas, strategies, suppliers, and partners) to help industry professionals optimise every aspect of operation, from process development and R&D through manufacturing and packaging. Tel. +1 888 334 8704 Web Sales Force Effectiveness 2–4 APRIL • CCIB, Barcelona Improving the effectiveness of the sales force is an integral aspect of total operational effectiveness. eyeforpharma’s 6th annual SFE Conference Europe will show you how to make this transition to operational excellence, maximising opportunities in the changing European Healthcare Environment. Web Tel. +44 207 375 7522

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pharmaceutical Executive Europe - February 2008

Pharmaceutical Executive Europe - February 2008
From the Editor
News and Analysis
Brussels Report
R&D: Innovation - Learning to Share
Drug Launch - The Preparation Game
Q&A - Getting a Head Start
Regulatory Compliance - Credible Compliance
Clinical Trials - Establishing Trials in China
The Mix - Relevant ROI
Comment - Taming the Trader
Last Word - Under the Microscope

Pharmaceutical Executive Europe - February 2008