ESDPPP is associated with a range of organizations like EMA (Enpre-EMA network), IUPHAR and WHO.

European Network of Paediatric Research at the European Medicines Agency (Enpr-EMA)

Enpr-EMA is a network of research networks, investigators and centres with recognised expertise in performing clinical studies in children.  It was set-up by the European Medicines Agency in 2010.
Enpr-EMA’s main objective is to facilitate studies in order to increase availability of medicinal products authorised for use in the paediatric population, by:

  • fostering high-quality, ethical research on the quality, safety and efficacy of medicines for use in children;
  • helping with the recruitment of patients for clinical trials;
  • enabling collaboration between networks and stakeholders;
  • avoiding unnecessary duplication of studies;
  • building up scientific and administrative competence at a European level;
  • promoting European Commission framework programme applications.


International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR)

IUPHAR is a voluntary, non-profit association representing the interests of pharmacologists around the world through:

  • promoting international cooperation
  • sponsoring regional activities
  • encouraging free exchange of scientists and ideas
  • developing public awareness
  • the Committee on Receptor Nomenclature and Drug Classification (NC-IUPHAR)

IUPHAR was founded in 1959 as a section of the International Union of Physiological Sciences, the International Union of Pharmacology became independent in September, 1965.  The name was changed to the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology in 2006.