Transplantation (EODD 2022)

Organ, Tissues & Cells Conference 08/10/2022

Each year, the EDQM (Council of Europe) celebrates the European Day for Organ Donation and Transplantation (EODD) with the aim of drawing public attention to organ donation and transplantation.

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Conference: Collaboration, Innovation and Scientific Excellence: the European Pharmacopoeia 11th Edition

European Pharmacopoeia PDF PRESENTATIONS 19/09/2022

This hybrid conference brought together leading experts in the quality of medicines to exchange their views and share their experiences, with the objective of gathering feedback on how best to tackle future challenges.

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Prospective harmonisation of quality standards: A model for pharmacopoeial convergence

EUROPEAN PHARMACOPOEIA On-demand webinar 10/06/2022

This webinar explains how the Ph. Eur. and the USP work together to align their quality standards for selected active substances and medicinal products that are not yet available in either pharmacopoeia. It also highlights the benefits and advantages of this collaboration.

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Supporting contingency and emergency planning for blood

Blood On-demand webinar 05/05/2022

The EDQM has developed practical tools to assist European countries in establishing or strengthening contingency and emergency plans for blood supply. Learn more about the Blood Supply Contingency and Emergency Plan (B-SCEP)...

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Getting the big picture: what has changed in the Ph. Eur. General Notices


This webinar provides an overview of the revised version of the Ph. Eur. General Notices (as of Supplement 10.7).

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How to communicate efficiently with the EDQM on CEP applications


This webinar covers the new electronic application forms (eAF), advice on their completion as well as how the new DCEP IT sharing tool should be used.

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Webinar: Data Particulate contamination in parenteral preparations: what’s new in the Ph. Eur.? Are monoclonal antibodies a special case?


This webinar covers the major changes made to the general monograph, in particular where the testing and evaluation of particulate contamination is concerned. It also provides an insight into the draft general monograph on Monoclonal antibodies for human use (2031) that has been revised to bring...

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Training: Quality Management for Tissue Establishments

ORGANS, TISSUES & CELLS Training 27/10/2021

Within the framework of the Grant Agreement between the European Commission and the EDQM/Council of Europe, this training course was organised to provide tissue establishments in Europe with the tools required for the successful implementation of a quality management system (QMS). 

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Training Course on Biovigilance for Tissues and Cells

Organs, tissues and cells Training 13/09/2021

Training course on biovigilance and on reporting of Serious Adverse Reactions and Events (SARE) in the field of tissues and cells organised within the framework of the Grant Agreement between the European Commission and the EDQM/Council of Europe.

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Approaches for CEPs and the Ph. Eur. strategy with regard to nitrosamine control: current guidance and practical implementation

EUROPEAN PHARMACOPOEIA PDF Presentation 22/04/2021

This webinar provides an update and detailed overview of the approaches for CEPs and the Ph. Eur. strategy with regard to controlling these impurities.

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Webinar: Using recombinant factor C for bacterial endotoxin testing in the European Pharmacopoeia: how far have we come, how far have we to go?


This webinar is aimed at facilitating understanding of the Ph. Eur. approach to the use of recombinant factor C (rFC) as a reagent for bacterial endotoxin testing.

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Workshop Webinars: Quality Control of Veterinary Vaccines

European Pharmacopoeia On-demand webinar 09/03/2021

The EDQM, in collaboration with the EPAA and JRC, organised a virtual workshop (webinar sessions) on ‘Novel in vitro model as alternative to in vivo toxoid vaccines testing: Clostridium septicum vaccine as a proof of concept’.

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Webinar: Data Protection in the Blood Sector - Impact & Challenges for Blood Establishments

Blood On-demand webinar 17/02/2021

This webinar covers data protection and how it applies to blood transfusion; the responsibilities, challenges and strategies used by blood establishments in managing the various types of data they process.

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Webinar: N-Nitrosamine impurities: Latest update on the Ph. Eur. approach

European Pharmacopoeia On-demand webinar 21/01/2021

Focus on the new general chapter on the analysis of N-nitrosamine impurities in active substances.

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Conference: Keeping up with Reality and Quality: A Challenge for European Blood Establishments

Blood On-demand webinar 27/10/2020

The EDQM/Council of Europe, in collaboration with the EC, organised this virtual conference to provide stakeholders in the sector with a forum to discuss challenges and recent developments.

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Webinar: the Implementation of the ICH Q3D Guideline on Elemental Impurities in the European Pharmacopoeia and the Certification Procedure

European Pharmacopoeia On-demand webinar 10/09/2020

This webinar explains the implementation of ICH Q3D in the texts of the European Pharmacopoeia and the control of elemental impurities in medicinal products using the principles of risk management.

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Webinar: Transplantation - Keep calm and use your QMS to carry on: Tissue banking in the new normality


This webinar reviews how quality management systems (QMS) can support tissue establishments in navigating the new normality following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Webinar: Transplantation - Tissue donation from deceased donors during the COVID-19 pandemic


This webinar discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting national programmes for tissue donation from deceased donors and daily practices in tissue establishments, and to support forward-looking decisions.

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