A fee-based consultancy service to developers of:

  • pharmaceuticals
  • biopharmaceuticals
  • medical devices
  • diagnostics

We work with you in the early stages of product development. Our mission is to encourage you to consider the relative clinical and cost effectiveness of your products. These considerations can then inform your development strategy.

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Our advice helps you prepare for NICE evaluations and supports discussions with payers and commissioners to enable market access.

Engaging with scientific advice can:

  • help you develop evidence that demonstrates the value of your product
  • provide detailed feedback on your clinical, economic development and evidence generation plans
  • provide insights from NICE-appointed experts
  • advise on the advantages and disadvantages of different options
  • help to integrate cost effectiveness considerations into your evidence generation plans
  • help companies understand health technology assessments, and the perspective of decision makers, at our educational seminars and events.

To find out more about our wide range of services, choose from one of the options below and read our frequently asked questions.

You can find out more about the team on our biographies page.


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Pharmaceutical products

Standard scientific advice

Detailed advice from NICE and a panel of appointed experts.

 

NICE-MHRA scientific advice

Joint regulatory advice from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency and NICE Scientific Advice.

 

HTA-EMA scientific advice

Advice from the European Medicines Agency in parallel with NICE and other European Health Technology Assessment bodies.

 

Advice for small and medium-sized companies

A concise, more affordable version of our standard advice process.

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Devices and diagnostics

Standard scientific advice

Detailed advice from NICE and a panel of appointed experts.

 

Advice for small and medium-sized companies

A concise, more affordable version of our standard advice process.

FAQs
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Seminars, events and speaking engagements

29 March 2017 - London

Develop an understanding of our health technology assessment programmes at this Scientific Advice Foundation Seminar.

4 May 2017 - Milan, Italy

Dr Eva Barkauskaite, one of our Technical Analysts, is presenting at the PharmAccess Leaders Forum on integrating health technology assessment requirements into the clinical development of medicines.

17 May 2017 - Cork, Ireland

Deborah Morrison, Senior Scientific Adviser, is supporting a number of sessions at the 3rd European Technology Assessment Conference.

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