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

EU Health Summit – Recommendations for a healthier Europe

25 Mar 2019

EFCG is a proud member of the coalition of associations behind the high-level EU health Summit that took place last November 29th in Brussels. This multi-stakeholder event, organised by the health com...

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EMA Booklet – From lab to patient

05 Mar 2019

EMA has published a booklet describing the journey of a medicine for human use authorised through EMA, from initial research to discussions on patient access to medicines across the EU: From laborator...

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SPC manufacturing waiver

23 Jan 2019

On January 23rd, 2019, the European Parliament’s JURI Committee voted its amendments to the Commission’s proposal amending Regulation (EC 469/2009) concerning the supplementary protection certific...

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upcoming events

CPhI 2019 – Frankfurt

06 Nov 2019 - Frankfurt, Germany

For the 12th edition of its EFCG event, one of the highlights of the CPhI exhibition, EFCG members will welcome their guests at the Jügelhaus, next to the famous Natural History Museum for a night of...

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Chemspec 2019 event – Basel

25 Jun 2019 - Basel, Switzerland

EFCG annual Crop Protection & Fine Chemicals Forum For this year’s edition of this event, EFCG will again be welcoming industry guests for an open forum in the afternoon, followed by its tradit...

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latest publications