VAccine monitoring
Collaboration for Europe

VAC4EU (Vaccine monitoring Collaboration for Europe) is the sustainability solution of the ADVANCE project which was funded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative from October 2013- March 2019. VAC4EU implements the ADVANCE vision, system and blueprint and enables robust and timely evidence-generation on the effects of vaccines in a collaborative manner in Europe for use by citizens, health care professionals, public health organisations and regulatory agencies. VAC4EU is a multi-stakeholder international association with a study network to run studies and an open community for scientific debate. Read more…

ACCESS: vACcine Covid-19 monitoring readinESS

VAC4EU is proud to partner in the ACCESS project (vACcine Covid-19 monitoring readinESS) that is funded by the European Medicines Agency to ensure that a European infrastructure will be in place to effectively monitor COVID-19 vaccines in the real world, once these are authorised in the European Union.

VAC4EU provides

  • the IT infrastructures for ACCESS

  • Catalogue of organizations in each EU country that may access data (vaccines, hospital or electronic health care records) and be willing to participate in studies to monitor the coverage, safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.

  • Opportunity to vaccine manufacturers and public institutions to access data & expertise in Europe to conduct studies according to VAC4EU governance & conduct by contacting the VAC4EU secretariat (

  • Monthly webinars to discuss scientific topics: please register if you wish to join

For more details on ACCESS and to stay updated on the content and progress click here