making the essential building blocks for today’s crop protection products

ensuring increased farming yields and preventing plant and livestock diseases.
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making the essential building blocks for today’s pharmaceuticals

two-thirds of fine chemicals are used as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) or excipients in medicines.
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about fine chemicals

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european fine chemicals manufacturers.

latest news

Excipients – an industry adapting to change (CPhI)

28 Apr 2021

EFCG and IPEC Europe continue to make the case that the importance of novel excipients needs to be fully recognised and are pleased to see that others are beginning to take notice too. As we know,...

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Webinar on Green Chemistry: Inspiring Sustainable Drug Manufacturing (organised by CPhI Online)

26 Apr 2021

Don’t miss this very interesting webinar on ‘Green Chemistry: Inspiring Sustainable Drug Manufacturing’ organised by CPhI Online on 28th April at 4:00 PM. Two of our EFCG members, Olon and SEQE...

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Innovative medicines need innovative (novel) excipients

15 Mar 2021

15/03/2021 - Position paper Novel excipients are essential for the development of new medicines and vaccines. They foster patient access to innovative and affordable medicines. Their use can also...

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upcoming events

Chemspec postponed to 29-30 September 2021 in Frankfurt

29 Sep 2021 - Frankfurt, Germany

The 35th International Exhibition for Fine and Speciality Chemicals will take place from 29 - 30 September 2021 at Messe Frankfurt, Germany. For the first time, Chemspec Europe will take place as a...

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CPhI Worldwide 2021 – Milan

09 Nov 2021 - Milan, Italy

The Organisers have announced that the next edition of the CPhI Worldwide will take place from 9th to 11th November 2021 at the Fiera Milano, Milan, Italy. Check this page for updates on the EFCG act...

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