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 manufacturers.

latest news

EU Council adopts SPC waiver text voted in EP in April

15 May 2019

The Council of the EU adopted on 14th May the SPC waiver text that was voted in the EU Parliament in April. The regulation, approved during the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting, still needs...

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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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Commission presents Strategic Approach to Pharmaceuticals in the Environment

11 Mar 2019

The European Commission has adopted a Communication outlining a set of actions addressing the "Strategic Approach to Pharmaceuticals in the Environment". The plan that the Commission presented on March 11th, identifies six action areas concerning all stages of the pharmaceutical life cycle, where improvements can be made....

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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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