Friday 21. February 2020
06. September 2013

COMECE’s Opinion on Medical Devices: Not safe enough

COMECE Press 06/09/2013

In an Opinion published today, the COMECE Reflection Group on Bioethics warns against some ethical shortcomings and proposes improvements to Proposals which will be voted in the European Parliament on 18 September.

17. May 2013

COMECE publishes its Opinion on Clinical trials

COMECE Press 17/05/2013

Clinical trials are necessary before any new medicine is put on the market. However, many people who are unable to give consent as well as people from less-developed countries often participate in such trials. 

08. October 2012

COMECE welcomes Nobel Prize for medicine

COMECE Press 08/10/2012

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012 was awarded jointly to John B Gurdon (UK) and Shinya Yamanaka (Japan).

13. September 2012

Horizon 2020: The new ethical framework proposed is weaker than the current one

COMECE Press 13/09/2012

In Autumn this year the ITRE Committee of the EU Parliament will vote the package of proposals for Horizon 2020, the EU’s new programme for research and innovation running from 2014 to 2020 with an €87 billion budget. 

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