The Lifescience Sector in Europe

The lifescience sector is the most R&D intensive economic sector in Europe which significantly contributes to Europe's job and growth objectives. The EU should provide a coherent regulatory framework to address structural barriers to innovation and to support a fast translation of scientific excellence into economic value and industrial competitiveness. In this regard, digital health and big data open new possibilities in the discovery of new therapeutic approaches and technologies at the service of citizens' health.