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Netherlands offers €300m for medicines agency

The Dutch government has pledged to spend up to €300 million to construct a building for the European Medicines Agency if the EMA is relocated to Amsterdam.

The Netherlands is competing in a tight race to host the EMA, which will be forced to relocate from the UK to an EU country after Brexit. It will spend up to €2m on its bid, and up to €300m on a new building should that bid be successful, Amsterdam’s deputy mayor Kajsa Ollongren told the news website EU Observer on 11 July.

The country made a formal bid on 20 April proposing Amsterdam as the EMA’s new location. Ollongren presented the bid in Brussels yesterday alongside Edith Schippers, the Dutch health minister, and Wouter Bos, who chairs the board of the VU University Medical Centre.

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