After more than 20 years of engagement with the scientific operations of the European Medicines Agency, in March 2015 Marisa Papaluca was appointed Senior Scientific Advisor in the Research and Development Division and since 1st September 2016 moved into the advisory function of Scientific Committees Regulatory Science strategy.

In her new position Marisa co-chairs the EU Innovation offices Network with focus on the strengthening the overall EU regulatory support to innovation and the establishment of the EMA Regulatory Science Observatory, a matrix function aiming at informing strategies for the support of successful development of innovative medicines and modernisation of regulatory tools for the benefit of individuals, public health and society at large.

Marisa is also responsible for a number of projects in collaboration with European and international partners and stakeholders at the forefront of Next Gen Medicines and Patient Centred Medicine innovation for the benefit of patients and society as a whole.