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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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A Pharmaceutical Quality Webinar for Global Stakeholders

A Pharmaceutical Quality Webinar for Global Stakeholders Held: 23rd July, 2020

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COVID-19 EMEA - Life Sciences Survey

What measures have EMEA governments taken in the life sciences sector to fight COVID-19?

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EMA - Big Data Steering Group workplan for 2020-21

The Big Data Steering Group set up by EMA and the Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA) has published its workplan which sets actions to be delivered in 2020-21.

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