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Largest QA Conference for the Industry

Regulators from all over Europe

Covering all the GxPs (and more…)

Extensive exhibitor area

Being held in Dublin – a vibrant city, easily accessible from Europe

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 Mission

1. To develop and promote quality standards in scientific research.

2. To facilitate knowledge sharing and transfer through:

  • Discussion
  • Training
  • Seminars
  • Forums 
  • Conferences
  • Publications
  • Podcasts
  • Partnership and co-operation

3. To liaise with regulatory agencies in the development and interpretation of regulations and guidance.


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Falsified Medicines and the supply chain

MHRA Blog post by Tracy Moore, 8th August.

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MHRA Update to regulations if there is a no deal Brexit

Further guidance note on the regulation of medicines, medical devices and clinical trials if there’s no Brexit deal - Updated 8 August 2019

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Protecting Public Health - Article

Dr Ian Hudson, CEO, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) spoke with Viveka Roychowdhury on how the Agency is working with pharmaceutical companies to increase compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) as well as preparing for Brexit and beyond. Read the full article.

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