Dutch Government wants European Medicines Agency to relocate to the Netherlands

25-02-2017 / Daniela van 't Ent - Ifrim / Branche

The Netherlands has applied to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) which is based curently in London. However, EMA will need to relocate to another European country when the United Kingdom leaves the EU. Health minister Edith Schippers and foreign minister Bert Koenders briefed the House of Representatives on this subject on the 16-01-2017.

Among the advantages that would benefit Netherlands, one of the most improtant would be boosting of the healthcare sector. For more information regarding the benefits for EMA to coming to the Netherlands click here.