At European level, VSOP works together with Eurordis and the European Patient Forum. When active in European projects, VSOP acts also on behalf of EGAN: The European Patients Network for Medical Research and Health. EGAN focusses on therapy development, research and health care policy, prevention, education and empowerment. VSOP/EGAN has broad experience of bringing the patient’s perspective into research and bridging the gaps between pharmaceutical and academic communities, on the one hand, and the patient community on the other.
VSOP/EGAN is represented in the COMP at EMA (until recently also the CAT), member of the stakeholder committee at BBMRI and project partner in a series of EU-funded projects.