Our vision

The EDQM is a leading organisation that protects public health by:

  • enabling the development,
  • supporting the implementation and
  • monitoring the application

of quality standards for safe medicines and their safe use which are recognised as a scientific benchmark and applied worldwide.

The guidance and standards developed by the EDQM in the areas of blood transfusion, organ, cell and tissue transplantation and consumer health issues have a positive impact on public health in Europe and beyond.

Our mission

EDQM contributes to the basic human right of access to good quality medicines and healthcare, and promotes and protects human and animal health by:

Our core values

We value, first and foremost, public health, scientific competence, integrity, objectivity and respect for the fundamental principles of the Council of Europe.

We are committed to working in partnership with regional, national and international agencies, authorities, institutions and industry for the wider benefit of all.

We are also committed to achieving, through continuous improvement, the highest quality in our products and services, for the benefit of our users, partners and employees.