On December 8th, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) accepted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for the second biosimilar to the EU-licensed Enbrel (etanercept), a tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) inhibitor. The biosimilar is seeking approvals for all indications of its reference product, which is used to treat autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. More information can be found here. The EMA Committee for Medicinal Products had recommended approval for the first biosimilar to Enbrel, Benepali, on November 20th.