Innovation and legal spots in the pharmaceuticals industry

Place: Grand Poet Hotel, Raiņa bulvāris 5/6, Rīga, Latvija
Time: 9:00 - 14:00, October 31, 2019
Working language: Latvian/English

Sorainen in partnership with Association of International Research-based Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (SIFFA) organises conference – Innovation and legal spots in the pharmaceuticals industry.

Conference will be divided in two sessions:

  • Session I  – Science, Technology and the Future of Pharmaceuticals
  • Session II – News and Future Trends

Conference working language – Latvian (synchronous translation Latvian/English).

Conference attendance for partners, free of charge.

For others EUR 80 + VAT.

If interested, please apply by 28 October with contact details to the e-mail address


  • 09:00

    Conference opening

    Minister of Health of the Republic of Latvia Ilze Viņķele and SIFFA Executive Director Valters Bolēvics

  • 10:30

    The pharmaceutical industry and European health care policy

    Prof. Bengt Jönsson, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

  • 10:00

    Innovations in the healthcare sector

    Prof. Ulf Persson, The Swedish Institute for Health Economics, Sweden

  • 10:30

    Role of innovation in a healthy society – payer and patient perspectives

    Michal Pilkiewicz, IQVIA, Director, Supplier Relations CEE, Poland

  • 11:30

    Data protection aspects in a results-based drug reimbursement model

    Ieva Andersone, Sorainen Partner

  • 12:00

    Application of competition law in the pharmaceutical sector in the EU

    Marika Grunte, Sorainen Senior Associate

  • 12:30

    Findings of the European Court of Human Rights on the scope of public responsibilities in the medical field

    Agita Sprūde, Sorainen Senior Associate