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Profile of registrant

Panhellenic Union of Pharmaceutical Industry

Identification number in the register: 336263411883-56
Registration date: 16/09/13 16:30:51

The information on this organisation was last modified on 16/09/13 16:31:15
The date of the last annual update was 16/09/13 16:30:51

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Panhellenic Union of Pharmaceutical Industry
Acronym: PEF
Legal status: Union
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Dimitrios Demos
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Aikaterini Patavou
Position: European Public Affairs Consultant

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 324-326 Kifisias Avenue 
Athens 15451
Telephone number: (+30) 2105237805
Fax number: (+30) 2105247139
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The PanHellenic Union of Pharmaceutical Industry (PEF) represents the domestic pharmaceutical manufacturers in Greece, which develop and produce mainly branded generics in 21 production units, strictly meeting the high quality EMA and FDA standards. During the past decade, the Greek pharmaceutical industry has been implementing major investment programs in infrastructure and in process / quality control systems. To this purpose PEF’s main goals are to develop and maintain constructive dialogues with the EU institutions in order to understand and participate in policy developments that affect and impact the Greek pharmaceutical industry. Furthermore PEF would like to discuss solutions to improve the quality of life for patients and to strengthen the competitiveness of the Greek pharmaceutical industry on a European level.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Aikaterini Patavou 20/09/13 19/09/14


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

The PanHellenic Union of Pharmaceutical Industry had engaged in meetings with EU officials both from the European Parliament and the Commission in order to introduce PEF as a reliable source of information for the situation of the pharmaceutical sector in Greece. The executive board of PEF traveled to Brussels in January and February 2013 to meet with the EU officials and share its concerns and on recent legislative proposals affecting the Greek pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

The Panhellenic Union of Pharmaceutical Industry is a member of the European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (EUCOPE), which provides a platform for discussion for pharmaceutical entrepreneurs.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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