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Baxter Healthcare SA

Identification number in the register: 84050217165-45
Registration date: 16/11/2011 14:31:48

The information on this entity was last modified on: 03/03/2015 14:53:23
The date of the last annual update was: 03/03/2015 14:53:23
Next update due latest on: 03/03/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Baxter Healthcare SA



    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Companies & groups

    Contact details

Thurgauerstrasse, 130
Zurich 8152

(+41) 448786000

boulevard d'Angleterre 2-4
P.O. box: 1420
Braine l'Alleud 1420

(+32) 32 2 3868000

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Pierre Destexhe

Associate General Counsel

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Toon Digneffe

Director Government Affairs and Public Policy, European Affairs

    Goals / remit

Baxter manufactures and markets products that save and sustain the lives of people with hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma, and other chronic and acute medical conditions. As a global, diversified healthcare company, Baxter applies a unique combination of expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to create products that advance patient care worldwide.
Baxter employs about 47,600 employees.
One of Baxter's competitive strengths is its diverse technological expertise and commitment to scientific innovation. The company's unique combination of capabilities in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, including specialty biologics, sets it apart from other companies in the healthcare industry.
• Baxter interacts with the EU Institutions on the legislation which has an impact on the healthcare industry through its participation in debates and public consultations
• Ensure equal access to treatment and innovative medicines to patients
• Apply innovative science to develop specialty therapeutics and medical products that save and sustain patients’ lives
• Improve conditions for prevention, treatment and care to address unmet needs
• Raise awareness and support the voice of patients suffering from chronic and life threatening diseases
• Support policy development aiming at improving regulatory processes for the healthcare sector and the competitiveness of research and industry


    Specific activities covered by the Register

EU initiatives, policies and legislative files related to the field of healthcare policy and patient access

Legislative initiatives and policy issues in the field of healthcare policy and patient access







Legislative initiatives and policy issues in the field of healthcare policy and patient access.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 0   75%: 0   50%: 0   25%: 4



the 4 persons are
Toon Digneffe
Frederik Ulrichs
Astrid Jankowitsch
Maria Rodriguez Sanchez

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Toon DIGNEFFE 06/03/2015 04/03/2016
Astrid Jankowitsch 29/11/2014 27/11/2015
Maria RODRIGUEZ SANCHEZ 12/03/2015 06/03/2016
Frederik ULRICHS 05/03/2015 03/03/2016

    Fields of interest

  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Information Society
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation

    Membership and affiliation

EFPIA, Eucomed, EBE, Europabio, PPTA, Amcham EU

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

100,000 € - 199,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.