In May and June, a virtual marketplace and a series of online matchmaking events offer African and European organisations an opportunity to strengthen old and forge new ties with the pharma, biotech, medtech and life-science industries across the two continents.
Date 18/05/2022 to 28/06/2022 - 09:00 to 17:00
Registration deadline 06 Jun 2022
The objectives of the series of events are to :
- Build-up and strengthen the existing relationship between EU and Africa on quality, safe, effective and affordable health products production to address global health needs.
- Support the research uptake, innovation and manufacturing of vaccines, therapeutics, diagnostics, equipment or other health technologies necessary to prevent and treat diseases particularly prevalent in Africa or relevant for global threats.
- Enhance the collaboration between EU and African organisations in the value chains of pharma and medical technology industry. These efforts will advance the involvement of the private sector in achieving sustainable development objectives.
The first Webinar ‘Understanding the markets’ will take place on 18 May. The webinar will cover issues like industrial development and supply chains, trade facilitation, regulatory situation, product quality, access to programs, skills and trainings, and research.
Source: European Commission