The scientific framework of the SIP platform is under the responsibility of the European Pain Federation (EFIC®). The pharmaceutical company Grünenthal GmbH is responsible for funding and non-financial support (e.g. logistical support).

Information pursuant to § 5 TMG

Vittoria Carraro
European Pain Federation EFIC
Rue de Londres 18
1050 Brussels, Belgium


Phone: +32 2 251 55 10
Telefax: +32 2 251 48 10

EFIC EU Transparency Register ID Number: 35010244568-04

Grünenthal GmbH
Governmental Affairs & Patient Centricity | Europe

Zieglerstraße 6
52078 Aachen

Corporate Executive Board:
Gabriel Baertschi (Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Grünenthal Group), Fabian Raschke (Chief Financial Officer), Mark Fladrich (Chief Commercial Officer), Dr. Philip Just Larsen (Chief Scientific Officer).

Chairman of the Statutory Supervisory Board:
Dr. Wilhem Moll, LL.M.

Grünenthal EU Transparency Register ID Number: 67826544528-01
Regulatory agency: Bezirksregierung in 50606 Köln
Commercial register entry: Aachen HRB 3546
VAT identification number: DE121737755

Responsible for the content according to § 55(2) RStV

Dr. Gudula Petersen
Grünenthal GmbH
Zieglerstraße 6
52078 Aachen

EU dispute resolution

The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (ODR):
Our e-mail address can be found above in the site notice.

We are not willing or obliged to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.

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As service providers, we are liable for own contents of these websites according to Sec. 7, paragraph 1 German Telemedia Act (TMG). However, according to Sec. 8 to 10 German Telemedia Act (TMG), service providers are not obligated to permanently monitor submitted or stored information or to search for evidences that indicate illegal activities.

Legal obligations to removing information or to blocking the use of information remain unchallenged. In this case, liability is only possible at the time of knowledge about a specific violation of law. Illegal contents will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.

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The linked websites had been checked for possible violations of law at the time of the establishment of the link. Illegal contents were not detected at the time of the linking. A permanent monitoring of the contents of linked websites cannot be imposed without reasonable indications that there has been a violation of law. Illegal links will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.


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