Strategic policy and public affairs activity can shape the environment for your company or product. It will address potential challenges or developments that may have an impact on patient access and make a case to government and policymakers across the UK and Europe on the most critical issues facing life science companies. It is particularly important for small and mid-sized life sciences companies to engage to ensure their voices are heard. A deep understanding of the policy and public affairs environment combined with established relationships with stakeholders and decision-makers ensures opportunities are created and optimised, threats mitigated and minimised and patient access to innovative technologies is accelerated.
A policy and public affairs activity programme can include thought leadership; strategic engagement and planning; identifying the key stakeholders and prioritising the most influential and relevant; understanding the policy landscape and stakeholder environment; developing accessible, audience-specific messaging and materials; supporting engagement through drafting briefings and follow-up; ongoing monitoring of parliamentary, policy and stakeholder developments; research and evidence generation and collaborative policy development.

Strategic policy and public affairs activity can shape the environment for your company or product. It will address potential challenges or developments that may have an impact on patient access and make a case to government and policymakers across the UK and Europe on the most critical issues facing life science companies. It is particularly important for small and mid-sized life sciences companies to engage to ensure their voices are heard. A deep understanding of the policy and public affairs environment combined with established relationships with stakeholders and decision-makers ensures opportunities are created and optimised, threats mitigated and minimised and patient access to innovative technologies is accelerated.

A policy and public affairs activity programme can include thought leadership; strategic engagement and planning; identifying the key stakeholders and prioritising the most influential and relevant; understanding the policy landscape and stakeholder environment; developing accessible, audience-specific messaging and materials; supporting engagement through drafting briefings and follow-up; ongoing monitoring of parliamentary, policy and stakeholder developments; research and evidence generation and collaborative policy development.

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