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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.  

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 - Revised CTIS transparency rules will become applicable on 18 June 2024

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EMA - Draft guideline on VICH GL60 Good manufacturing practice for active ingredients used in veterinary medicinal products

Consultation ended 25MAR2024

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EMA - Draft guideline on data requirements for veterinary medicinal products for zootechnical purposes - Revision 1

Consultation end: 31MAY2024

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