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Who are RQA

The Research Quality Association (RQA) is a professional membership body dedicated to informing and advancing its members. We provide status and visibility for individuals engaged in the quality of research concerning pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, chemicals and medical devices. Since our inception in 1977, the Association has increased and evolved to reflect regulatory changes, the growing impact of regulatory inspection and the ever-changing structure and needs of industry. RQA's purpose is to drive quality and integrity in scientific research.  

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Our vision

To inspire quality, integrity and compliance in scientific research.

Our mission

To provide knowledge and learning in the scientific research community by building expertise through training, communication, engagement and collaboration.


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EMA - How does EMA support SMEs?

A new video on how the EMA supports small and medium enterprises.

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EMA Consultation - Reflection Paper on GMP and MAHs

The European Medicines Agency has released for public consultation the reflection paper on Good Manufacturing Practice and Marketing Authorisation Holders.

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GMDP Symposium, Nov 2019

The MHRA GMDP Symposium took place on 11 to 14 November 2019 in London and 26 to 27 November 2019 in Glasgow. There will also be a write up in Quasar 151 (April 2020) from the GMP Committee.

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