Application procedure

You can submit a request for scientific and/or regulatory advice via the application form. In this form, please state whether you wish a meeting or a written advice. It is also important that you ask concrete questions and provide your own point of view on the questions.

Who can request scientific advice from the MEB?

All parties involved in the development of a medicinal product can submit a request for scientific and/or regulatory advice. In addition to pharmaceutical companies, (academic) research institutions involved in translational medicine research can also submit a request for advice. You can contact the MEB for further information via the contact details listed below.

Submitting a request for scientific advice

You can submit a request for scientific and/or regulatory advice via the application form. In this form, please state whether you wish a meeting or a written advice. It is also important that you ask concrete questions and provide your own point of view on the questions. 

The usual, offical way of submission is via CESP. In case you choose not to use CESP, the CD(s) or DVD(s) and accompanying letter must be submitted via post or courier service. Eudralink may only be used in case of providing additional information or answers to questions.

The accompanying letter states:

  • The e-mail adress of the contact person;
  • The type of request. In case of a request for scientific advice, you also need to state whether it concerns a regular advice, a partly multi-disciplinary advice, a fully multi-disciplinary advice or a customised advice.

The delivery address for all documents that are sent by courier is:

Medicines Evaluation Board 
Graadt van Roggenweg 500 
3531 AH Utrecht 
The Netherlands

The postal address is:

Medicinal Evaluation Board 
Postbus 8275 
3530 RG Utrecht 
The Netherlands

After your request has been registered, you will receive a confirmation of receipt stating the assigned case number.

For general questions, you can contact the Science Programme, _dienstpostbus_MO_III@cbg-meb.nl

If you have questions about an application that has already been submitted, you can send an e-mail to case@cbg-meb.nl, referring to the case number.

You can find an overview of the fees for scientific advice on the page Product types and fees.