The Cancer Drug Development Forum (CDDF)
The Cancer Drug Development Forum (CDDF) is an international organisation registered in Austria, providing a platform for all stakeholders involved in the development of oncology drugs. The aim of the not-for-profit organization is to accelerate the delivery of effective oncology agents to patients.
Established in 2001 as the Biotherapy Development Association (BDA), the focus was initially around immunotherapy. Recognizing the importance of embracing all forms of oncology drug development, the name of the organization was changed in 2014 to the Cancer Drug Development Forum (CDDF).
The CDDF, with its office based in Brussel, unites experts from academia, the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory authorities (including the EMA and FDA), payers (health technology assessors) and patient advocates.
At regular meetings and workshops, the CDDF creates an ideal scientific, regulatory and commercial environment for the clinical development of cancer drugs, and encourages a unique collaborative approach, where delegates engage in ‘frank and open’ discussions exploring innovative ideas in a ‘protected’ environment.
To know more about the association, please visit http://cddf.org and see the upcoming activities.