Membership is open to all those with an interest in the quality and integrity of scientific research and development and those working with, or interested in, Good Laboratory, Clinical or Manufacturing Practice regulations or Pharmacovigilance, be they from industry, government, academia or contract research and wherever in the world they are based.
Welcome to the RQA website
As an Association dedicated to informing and advancing its members, we provide status and visibility for individuals concerned with the quality of research in pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, chemicals and medical devices. Since its beginnings in 1977, the Association has grown and developed to reflect regulatory changes, the impact of regulatory inspection and the changing structure and needs of industry. RQA's purpose is to drive quality and integrity in scientific research and development.
Click here to view our vision and mission statement.
NEW On-Demand Webinar now available
EU Clinical Trial Regulation: Where are we?
A 'heads up' on some GCP aspects by the RQA GCP Committee.
The EU Parliament and Council have approved the new EU Clinical Trials Regulation and as soon as the new text is available we will update the webinar.
2014 RQA Annual Conference
This year's conference with the theme Quality, Quo Vadis? (Quality, where are we going?) will be held at the Grand Hotel, Brighton on the 12-14 November 2014.
Exhibiting, Sponsorship and Advertising opportunities now available
ALL EXHIBITION STANDS SOLD
Call for Posters now open
4th Global QA Conference - 6-11 April 2014
The 4th Global QA Conference will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA during the 6-11 April 2014. This event will be hosted by the Society of Quality Assurance (SQA) together with RQA and Japan Society of Quality Assurance (JSQA)
RQA Members - Are your details up to date?
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Latest News Items
MHRA Business Plan for 2014-15
The MHRA has published its Business Plan for 2014-15. This is an important document that sets out key work over the next year to progress their 2013-18 Corporate Plan and how they will respond to challenges and opportunities ahead.
MHRA - Managing Medical Devices
Guidance on managing reusable medical devices in hospitals and community based organisations