Science is the driver behind nearly everything that the MEB does. Science resonates in the assessment of medicine dossiers, in the decision whether a medicine should be granted a marketing authorisation, how medicine safety can best be monitored, and how medicines will ultimately be used in practice.

Facts & figures

Up to now the Regulatory Science programme has resulted in about >240 scientific publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals. From 2014-2018, the programme delivered 19 PhD theses in collaboration with different Dutch universities. In addition, 62 bachelor/master students performed a research internship at the MEB.

Scientific journals in peer-reviewed magazines
Scientific journals in peer reviewed magazines
201854
201746
201638
201560
201442
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Number of doctorates completed annually
PhD-MEB
20183
20175
20166
20153
20142
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Number of research-internships of bachelor/master students
Number of internships students
201815
20178
201617
20159
20149
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