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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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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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MHRA - Pharmacovigilance inspection metrics April 2019 to March 2020

MHRA have published Pharmacovigilance inspection metrics April 2019 to March 2020.

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EMA - Highlights from CVMP Meeting 16-17 Feb 2021

Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) 16-17 February 2021

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EMA - Highlights from PRAC Meeting 8-11 Feb 2021

Meeting highlights from the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) 8-11 February 2021

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