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Social media still puzzle life science employees

A better overview of the rules for social media – this is the aim of ENLI’s new digital media guide for advertising in the pharmaceutical industry. But according to Danish law firm, the guidelines still spawn uncertainty among for employees.

Denmark changes supplier of childhood vaccines

Last summer, the Danish body for disease control and research, Statens Serum Institut (SSI), invited tenders for both a vaccine and the following booster vaccine for the childhood vaccination program. The future supplier as of 2019 has now been found.

AJ Vaccines after tender defeat: ”Never nice to lose at home”

Last year, AJ Vaccines bought the Danish state’s vaccine production and took over the responsibility for delivering childhood vaccines. But although the company has now gotten the cold shoulder, it is not determining the business, says the responsible for the company’s vaccine supply.

Novo Nordisk fined for illegal marketing

Sanofi has crossed swords with Novo Nordisk in the Ethical Committee for the Pharmaceutical Industry (ENLI) that has fined the Danish drug group for breaking the committee’s rules for drug marketing aimed at health officials. Novo has “noted the desicion.”

NEXT lands three new industry partners

The Danish public-private partnership within clinical research, NEXT, has initiated three more partnerships with the industry and in the new year, the partnership will also look to CRO companies and possibly merge with Single Point of Entry (SPOE).

E-health company enters partnership with Australian corporation

The Danish mobile health company Monsenso that develops app technologies for tackling mental health has signed a collaboration agreement with an Australian organization that offers mental health solutions to more than 80,000 annually. According to Monsenso’s CEO, the potential of the agreement is “enormous.”