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

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

latest news

Fine Chemicals: The EU Seeks To Fortify Supply Chains

10 Dec 2020

DCAT Article - 09/12/2020 By Patricia Van Arnum - Editorial Director DCAT issued a must-read article on the European Commission's Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe and the supply chain vulnerabil...

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Europe’s drug supply chain gets ready for a makeover

09 Dec 2020

C&EN article - 27/11/2020 By Rick Mullin Luís Gomes, the Chairman of the EFCG Pharmaceutical Activities Committee and Maggie Saykali, Director at Cefic, are quoted in this interesting article...

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Building a resilient and sustainable EU Health Industry

08 Dec 2020

Europe’s health autonomy and the resilience of our pharma industry have been partially lost. The unprecedented global health crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has hit Europe particularly har...

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upcoming events

EFCG Dinner on 1st September 2021 – CPhI – Milan

31 Aug 2021 -

EFCG Networking dinner - CPhI Worldwide 2021 ...

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Chemspec postponed to May 2021 in Frankfurt

18 May 2021 - Frankfurt, Germany

In light of the COVID-19 situation, the Chemspec organisers have decided to postpone the fair, which will take place on 19 – 20 May 2021 in Frankfurt, Germany. On 18 May, EFCG will welcome indust...

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