Let your knowledge about biosimilars grow as fast as the market

Written by: Fleming. Team

SÃO PAULO, October 14, 2015 – Over the past ten years, regulatory authorities worldwide have been focusing on developing guidelines for biosimilars and countries keep investing in their development.Brazil's Ministry of Health spends US$ 1 billion annually on biopharmaceutical products; 41% of the total budget allocated to medicines. iBut more than $60 billion worth of patents on biological products are set to expire before 2020, representing a major opportunity for the pharmaceutical industry. And it really is major. The global biosimilars market is estimated to be worth $2.29 billion in 2015 and the forecast for 2020 is that it will grow 22.1% annually. iiIt is crucial to find answers, so we, at Fleming, decided to gather top representatives from major companies and regulatory authorities across Latin America, the USA and the EU, as well as local and international organizations, for Biosimilars LATAMThe conference will take place on 18 – 19 November 2015 in São Paulo, Brazil, and the program is designed to be highly interactive and dynamic. The main focus areas concern the current state and outlook of the industry, mainly adoption, price and regulation of biosimilars as well as market reality and expectations of investors.Gabriela Cezar from Pfizer, Brazil, will present an overview of the growing Brazilian and Latin American market, followed by Renato Porto, from ANVISA, with the latest updates on local regulations, guidelines and regulatory strategies.The second day will mainly focus on clinical and non-clinical development and market strategies. Also, we mustn't forget about our unique case study about Novex, the first mAb biosimilar approved in Argentina.Biosimilars are ready for prime time. Are you? Source:i,ii