This section provides news releases, updates on products and services, and upcoming events.
(06/05/13) The EDQM begins to roll out its completely redesigned EDQM Store. Clients will still be able to order or request quotations for publications, and make payments. However, the new redesigned website will also allow clients to check the status of their order and track shipments. The site will be fully operational by mid-May. The address of the new Store remains unchanged: www.edqm.eu/store.
(06/05/13) The eTACT project has taken further steps towards achieving a secure, patient-friendly and cost-effective traceability service for medicines. These steps include consulting business stakeholders in order to fine-tune the details of all business processes as well as organising numerous workshops over the last 18 months, paving the way for the establishment of a real-scale pan-European eTACT traceability serialisation service that is fit-for-purpose.
(23/04/13) The annual meeting of the National Pharmacopoeia Authorities of European Pharmacopoeia member states took place in Oslo, Norway, on 15 to 16 April 2013. It was hosted by the Norwegian Medicines Agency (Statens legemiddelverk, NOMA) and was attended by twenty-three of the thirty-seven member states.
(12/04/13) The EDQM, Council of Europe with the support of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), held a symposium to discuss the quality standards needed for raw materials used in the production of cell-based and gene therapy products.
(02/04/13) Pharmeuropa contains draft pharmacopoeial texts for which the European Pharmacopoeia Commission is seeking comment. If you would like to receive e-mail alerts when an issue is complete, please register for Pharmeuropa online.
Please note: Instructions for authors and the e-mail address for submitting articles were updated on the Pharmeuropa, Pharmeuropa Bio & Scientific Notes webpage.
(26/03/13) During its 145th session, the European Pharmacopoeia Commission elected Dr Jean Louis Robert as Chair for a term from June 2013 to June 2016. He becomes the 17th Chair of the European Pharmacopeia Commission since its establishment in 1964.
(08/03/13) A workshop on Bluetongue Vaccines (BTV) was organised by the EDQM in February 2013 and it focused on the lessons learned, the challenges that still remain, and on the opportunity and feasibility of drafting a monograph for BTV inactivated vaccines.
(31/01/13) The EDQM clarifies information relating to drug extract ratio (DER) on CEPs.
(11/01/13) The certification was awarded by Afnor Certification (AFAQ) in December 2012. To register as ISO 9001:2008 compliant, the EDQM underwent a stringent evaluation process that included its quality management system, a full documentation review and staff training and competence management. Press release on the renewal of the ISO 9001:2008 Certification
9-10 July 2013
8th Edition European Pharmacopoeia Training Session
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