Dr. Luca Pani, a current Member of the European Medicine Agency’s Committee for Human Medicine Products and Scientific Advice Working Party, served as Director General of the Italian Medicines Agency from 2011 to 2016. Dr. Pani has published the eBook Sustainable Innovation: Medicines and the Challenges for the Future of Our National Health System and delivered a presentation titled Health System Financing and Reimbursement of Innovation: Is Parallel Micro-Innovation Overburdening the Health Care System? at DIA’s first BioVenture Day in Europe. “What is the good of a drug that is absolutely life-saving but cannot be sustained? Zero!” he suggests in this exclusive DIA Global Forum podcast. Dr. Pani will Co-Chair our 30th Anniversary EuroMeeting 2018 in Basel, Switzerland; learn more about these topics at our Value & Regulatory Strategy Workshop in Europe.