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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.

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


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EDQM - Stakeholder consultation – Draft guidelines for medication review

Stakeholder Consultation

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EMA - Global regulators call for international collaboration to integrate real-world evidence into regulatory decision-making

EMA has endorsed a joint statement calling for international collaboration to enable the generation and use of real-world evidence for regulatory decision-making published today by the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities (ICMRA).

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EMA - Annual Report 2021

EMA release their 2021 Annual Report

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