Keyword: European Commission (EC)


EU and Pfizer/BioNTech Amend Vaccine Pact

30.05.2023 -

The European Commission and vaccine makers Pfizer and BioNTech have reached agreement on amending the bloc’s 2021 supply deal for the duo’s Comirnaty mRNA-based shot. The...


EU Plastics Sector Seeks Chemical Recycling Clarity

03.04.2023 -

Industry associations representing EU plastics producers, processors and users have called on the European Commission to develop transparent parameters for chemically...


EU Commission Opens Basket of “Green” Plans

17.03.2023 -

Ahead of a summit of EU leaders on Mar. 23-24, the European Commission has shaken out a cornucopia of proposals to stimulate green investment in the 27-member bloc.


Pfizer CEO's Texts with EC Chief Trigger Lawsuit

17.02.2023 -

Two years after European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla virtually wrapped up a major order for the Covid-19 vaccine Comirnaty that...


EU Renews Glyphosate License for One Year

06.12.2022 -

The European Commission has provisionally renewed the license of the herbicide active ingredient glyphosate until the end of 2023. Earlier this year, the EU governing...


EU Fines Styrene Buyers for Cartel

01.12.2022 -

The European Commission has fined five companies a total of €157 million for forming a styrene cartel that operated from May 2012 to June 2018. Affected are Sunpor...


PTC Therapeutics Gets Funding from Blackstone for Drug Development

03.11.2022 -

US biopharma PTC Therapeutics has entered into a financing collaboration with private equity group Blackstone so that it can achieve its goal of delivering at least one...


EU Commission Pushes REACh Revision into 2023

27.10.2022 -

In a move widely expected in some quarters but not communicated until the last minute, the European Commission has shelved plans to update the REACh chemicals legislation...