The first meeting of the HTA Network of national authorities or bodies responsible for health technology assessment (as per the Directive 2011/24/EU, Article 15), took place on October 16, 2013 in Brussels. EUnetHTA was invited to participate presenting the results of its activities to-date to inform the discussions on the Rules of Procedure and multi-annual Work Programme of the newly established network.

According to the Implementing Decision, the HTA Network is to be supported by a scientific and technical cooperation to meet the objectives of the European cooperation on HTA as per Article 15 of the Directive. During the meeting on October 16 it was confirmed that the function of the scientific and technical cooperation is performed by EUnetHTA until the end of Joint Action 2 (end of 2015). This status is reflected both in the Rules of Procedure and the multi-annual Work Programme of the HTA Network that were approved at the meeting in Brussels.

For more information, please contact EUnetHTA Secretariat at tel. +45 7222 8532.