Industry Compliance

The European Academy of Neurology is highly committed to organise fully compliant and independent educational and scientific congresses and meetings.

EFPIA - e4ethics

The Exhibitor or Sponsor showcasing pharmaceutical (or pharma-dependent) products is advised to consult the advice of the Healthcare Professionals (HCP) Code presented by the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) before applying.

The EAN Congress 2020 is confirmed to be compliant with the EFPIA Code.

MedTech Compliance

The MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice regulates all aspects of the industry's relationship with Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) and Healthcare Organisations (HCOs), such as company-organised events, arrangements with consultants, research and financial support to medical education, amongst others.

6th EAN Congress – Virtual 2020 cannot be evaluated by MedTech Europe as virtual events are not subject to the their Conference Vetting System.

It is the exhibitors' or sponsors' responsible to comply with all national and international laws and regulations that pertain to its particular industry, and that prior to their application a compliance officer has approved the specific sponsorship items.
The European Academy of Neurology is not liable in any way for sponsors not complying to legal, ethical and industry standards.

Message for Italian Sponsors

Any Italian pharmaceutical company supporting or participating in a congress abroad, is subjected to an authorisation by AIFA (Italian Drug Agency), according to an Italian Government Decree (Decreto Legislativo 219/06 art. 124).

The request of authorisation must be submitted within 60 day before the starting date of the event.

In compliance with the given instructions please contact for the AIFA application documents:


Gianni Frontani & Anna Lupidi

Via Arrigo Davila n.130
00179 Roma, Italy
Phone +39 06 442 493 21
Fax +39 06 99331533
E-Mail: gfrontani(at) - alupidi(at)