Tagged as: BsUFA

FDA Releases Guidance for Industry Regarding Implementation of Biosimilar User Fee Amendments of 2017

The FDA recently announced the availability of a final guidance for industry titled “Assessing User Fees Under the Biosimilar User Fee Amendments of 2017.”   This guidance concerns the implementation of BsUFA II, which as we previously reported, extends FDA’s authority to collect user fees from fiscal year (FY) 2018 to…

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FDA Announces Biosimilar User Fee Rates for FY 2017

The FDA has announced the rates for biosimilar user fees for the 2017 Fiscal Year: FY17 BsUFA Fees Biological Product Development Initial $203,810 Annual $203,810 Application w/Clinical Data $2,038,100 w/o Clinical Data $1,019,050 Supplement w/Clinical Data $1,019,050 Product $97,750 Establishment $512,200 Reactivation $407,620 The biosimilar user fees for a given fiscal year…

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FDA Offers Perspectives on Enhancements to the Application Review Model

In a recent meeting, the FDA proposed modifications to the application review process for possible implementation into the Biosimilar User Fee Act (BsUFA). These modifications included establishing a review model similar to “the Program” initiated under the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA). Highlights include a mid-cycle communication, a late-cycle…

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FDA Releases Internal Workload Study

The Biosimilar User Fee Act (BsUFA) requires FDA to contract with an independent accounting or consulting firm to study the workload volume and full costs associated with the process for the review of biosimilar biological product applications. On February 24, 2016, the FDA released the Final Results Report of its…

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