Do you have scientifically proven evidence that the country you have chosen is a perfect destination to conduct your clinical trial? Does the country you have chosen provide all the resources for conducting your clinical trials?  Have you compared it with other eligible regions? The US and most Western European countries remain the important centers […]

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Japan stands as the world’s second-biggest medical device market, after the US. The Japanese medical device market is expected to reach from $54.5 billion in 2018 to $74.7 billion in 2025, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.6% according to GlobalData, The rapidly aging Japanese population, an increasing number of patients with […]

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This article is a sequence of Drugs: Regulatory Approval in the United States Part-I which describes the Investigational New Drug (IND) approval process, New Drug Approval (NDA), and Generic drug approval process. In this article, we will discuss the marketing approval process of Biologics, Biosimilars, Orphan drugs, and various approval pathways. What is the regulatory for biologics […]

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The U.S. represents the largest continental pharma market worldwide and holds around 45% of the global market The US pharmaceutical market is projected to increase from $354bn in 2015 to $497bn by 2020, according to a report. Though markets like china and Indian has shown a great leap in the pharma market, the United States […]

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Japan’s pharmaceutical market is one of the largest in the world, with figures from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) indicating a market value of about $95 billion, including non-prescription medications. Analysis of various show that the country’s market for drugs will continue to grow, driven by a range of factors, for example, […]

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In a way to support and encourage pharma companies to work upon developing drugs or medical devices in rare disease, several country regulatory agencies are coming up with various benefits such as faster approvals, fee concessions and financial benefits etc. These countries include the US, Europe, Japan, Australia, South Korea and most recently, India. Incentives […]

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2019, has approved an increasing number of orphan drugs and biologics, as well as drugs targeted at specific cancers. The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) has reported that this value was more than twice compared to the past eight years. Worldwide orphan drug sales are […]

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Financial benefits, faster approvals, and less stringent clinical data requirements are some important benefits that regulatory agencies across the world offer as incentives for the development of orphan drugs for rare diseases. These countries include the US, Europe, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Brazil, and most recently, India. These incentives have been so supportive and convincingly […]

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Most of the processes to approve drugs in the EU are similar to those of the FDA, such as getting pre-authorization for use of the drug in clinical trials. After clinical trials, FDA drug approvals follow a centralized path, whereas European approval can occur through 4 different paths, depending on the nature of the drug, timeline, […]

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