Voisin Consulting Life Sciences glossary icon

Committee for Advanced Therapy (CAT)

Click a letter to view all its definitions

The Committee for Advanced Therapies (CAT) is the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) committee responsible for assessing the quality, safety and efficacy of advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs) and following scientific developments in the field.

The committee’s main responsibility is to prepare a draft opinion on each ATMP application submitted to EMA, before the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopts a final opinion on the marketing authorization of the medicine concerned.

Other glossary definitions


Notified Body

An accredited body that conducts conformity assessments for medical devices.

View definition


Nonviable substance produced by or derived from microorganisms, which, when administered in adequate amount, confer…

View definition