About the Symposium
The TOPRA Annual Symposium has been held yearly since 2004. In 2018 the Symposium in Stockholm, Sweden, attracted more than 600 attendees, with representation from industry colleagues in the human medicines, veterinary medicines and medical device sectors, plus support services (consultants, recruiters, translators). Delegates were also present from patient groups, charities, healthcare professions, legal firms, universities, notified bodies and the media. Eight different trade bodies were represented.
Notably, there were representatives from a total of 22 national or international regulatory agencies - including the European Medicines Agency and the European Commission - some as speakers but many as delegates.
In total there were representatives from 31 countries from across the EU, North America and Africa.