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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the industry

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european fine chemicals industry… read more

who we are

efcg is the forum & the voice of the
european fine chemicals manufacturers.

latest news

COVID-19 is reshaping the pharmaceutical supply chain

27 Apr 2020

APRIL 27, 2020 | C&EN VOLUME 98, ISSUE 16 | Rick Mullin The coronavirus pandemic may mark a rebalancing of where drugs are made as nations recognize a security imperative The COVID-19 pandem...

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VOXEurop article – Europe’s suicidal reliance on drugs made in China

12 Mar 2020

VOXEurop Article – 11/03/2020 Since two years, EFCG has been advocating for a comprehensive set of measures to reduce Europe's dependence on China for our essential APIs. These are listed in our...

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Press Release – API manufacturers address critical medicines shortages leaving Europeans and Americans vulnerable and dependent on Asian supplies

12 Mar 2020

EFCG - BPTF Press release 12/02/2020 Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) manufacturers express their concerns and urge EU and US authorities for action as the Coronavirus outbreak in China furt...

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upcoming events

CPhI 2020 – Milan

14 Oct 2020 - Milan, Italy

We are looking forward to welcoming all of you again for the EFCG event which will be held on 14 October, during the CPhI fair in Milan. Watch this space for additional details....

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CPhI 2019 – Frankfurt

06 Nov 2019 - Frankfurt, Germany

On 6th November, EFCG had the pleasure of hosting the 12th edition of its CPhI annual dinner at the Jügelhaus next to the famous Natural History Museum for a night of gastronomy, culture and networki...

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