In the past five years, an average of 175 clinical trials are being initiated in the Baltic states each year. An average of 64,8% of the population in the Baltic states are in the age from 15 to 65 years old, the main target audience for clinical trials. Furthermore, a large pool of treatment-naïve subjects is available compared to other EU countries or the US. Patients with special therapeutic diseases are transferred to the main central hospitals.
Filip Risteski was recently appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Biomapas and will be one of the key players further strengthening continued growth of Biomapas. Filip will report directly to Audrius Sveikata, Biomapas Chief Executive Officer. As a CFO he will be responsible for placing control over finance function and financial strategy, by maximizing efficiency and ensuring highest quality standards. Furthermore, Filip will work with a management team on implementation of overall company business strategy.
On 29th March 2017 UK submitted the notification of its intention to withdraw from the EU. This means that UK will become a ‘third country’ from 30th March’19. Even though leaving the EU with a deal remains the Government’s top priority, UK drug agency is publishing a series of guidance documents for industry and other stakeholders covering the proposed arrangements for the regulation of medicines, medical devices and clinical trials, if UK leaves EU with no deal.