• Quality of life - Health - Food
  • Social - Societal - Solidarity Innovation

Groupe de Recherche et d'Accueil en Droit et Economie de la Santé (GRADES)

Research unit


GRADES is a research unit which consists of a team of researchers in law and health economics. It is the backbone of the Pharmacy faculty at the University Paris-Sud on law and economics of pharmaceuticals. The multidisciplinary team consists of six teacher-researchers who have been developing strong links in professional circles.
The overall research topic of GRADES is access for all to innovative products in the health care field. The research unit is attached to two doctoral schools: ED 425 Innovation thérapeutique : du fondamental à l'appliqué, ED 263 Sciences juridiques, économiques et de gestion



Innovation themes

Map and access

5, rue Jean-Baptiste Clément

Our research areas


- statutes of innovative health care products
- legal liability of professionals and organisations
- competitive law
- e-health
- search for efficiency of care and productivity of organizations
- medico-economic studies: real-life assessment and pricing of innovative therapies

Applications sectors

  • Other business
  • Health / wellness
  • Other industry

Total number of employees

Total number of employees : 10
Number of researchers : 6
Number of doctoral students : 4


Our results

Valuation offer

Know-how: expertise in pharmaceutical law and economics

Projects examples

- steering of ordinal working groups for the redesign of the code of ethics
- ordinal tender for evaluation of the pharmaceutical dossier
- co-organization of RespiH @ cktion 2016 and 2017
- 1st European Hackathon dedicated to respiratory diseases
- organization of conferences
- first collaboration on a draft ANR application (Dec. 2017)
- partnership with CREDIMI (University of Dijon)
- the pharmaceutical market: a market to adapt or reform

Industrial and scientific relations

Scientific collaborations

- France: CREDIMI (University of Dijon)

Private collaborations

- Participation in workshops on the Value of Innovation in Health (AVISé) / Partnership with Roche laboratories 2015-2017
- Partnership with Sanofi laboratories in the context of '39 bis' (topics related to digital and e-health)


Establishments of affiliation