Dr Alexander Natz | Secretary General

Dr Alexander Natz, Secretary General, EUCOPE

Alexander Natz is the Secretary General of the European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (www.eucope.org) in Brussels and works as a lawyer in the healthcare boutique law firm NOVACOS in Düsseldorf (www.novacos-law.com). He advises innovative pharmaceutical and biotech companies, including start-ups, in regulatory and pricing & reimbursement matters from the EU law and German law perspective. From 2008 to 2013, he was Head of the Brussels Office of Bundesverband der Pharmazeutischen Industrie e.V. (BPI). Before, he has been a lawyer at Sträter Law Firm in Germany with a special focus on managed entry agreements and licensing of pharmaceuticals. Dr. Natz has also worked in the field of competition law with the European Commission and in the pharmaceutical industry. As a research assistant at Duke University (USA) he has dealt with international pharmaceutical law. His doctorate was supervised by the former judge at the European Court of Justice, Prof. Dr. Dr. Ulrich Everling. 


Day 1 Orphan 14th Nov @ 17:00

Are novel pricing & reimbursement mechanisms for gene therapy products necessary?

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Day 1 Orphan 14th Nov @ 17:25

Discussion: Examining the challenges of valuation from payers and HTAs

  • Pricing and evaluating orphan drugs - present and future
  • What are the interests of payers and HTA bodies when considering how to improve access to rare disease therapies?
  • How will the increase of cancer, biosimilars and gene therapies change the pricing and access?

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