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EDQM / Job opportunities | News | 22 July 2021 | Strasbourg, France
Do you have a diploma in pharmacy, chemistry, biochemistry, biology or Quality Management Systems (QMS) with professional experience in QMS? Do you have the capacity to use your quality skills in the EDQM’s scientific-focused entities? Are teamwork, client orientation and analytical thinking part of your key skill set? Are you ready to play a critical role in maintaining a “Quality Culture”...
EDQM / Job opportunities | News | 22 July 2021 | Strasbourg, France
Do you have experience in chemical hazard classification and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) requirements? Are you detail-oriented and able to work under pressure and meet deadlines? Do you have the excellent written and oral communication skills required to gather and provide technical information to users? Would you like to contribute to the activities of an International Organisation working for human...
EDQM / Job opportunities | News | 22 July 2021 | Strasbourg, France
Do you have professional media or communications experience, including drafting press releases, social media news and responding to journalist requests, gained in a medical/scientific setting? Alternatively, do you have a scientific background with professional media or communications experience?  Would you be able to lead a team in implementing the EDQM’s communications strategy promoting the...
European Pharmacopoeia / Monograph | News | 12 July 2021 | Strasbourg, France
A new draft monograph, Golimumab concentrated solution (3103), has been published in this quarter’s issue of Pharmeuropa (33.3), the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) online forum for comment.
European Pharmacopoeia / Public enquiry | News | 09 July 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The revised general chapter Chemometric methods applied to analytical data (5.21) has been published in this quarter’s issue of Pharmeuropa (33.3), the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) online forum, for comment.
European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 08 July 2021 | Strasbourg, France
At its 170th plenary session on 22-23 June 2021, the European Pharmacopoeia Commission decided to suspend the Gonadotrophin, equine serum, for veterinary use (0719) monograph. This means that as of Supplement 10.8, the monograph in question will no longer be part of the Ph. Eur. but will nonetheless remain on the Ph. Eur. work programme until a final decision can be made concerning its fate.
EDQM | News | 06 July 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The 2020 annual report of the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) is now available, providing a comprehensive overview of its activities, achievements and events.
European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 05 July 2021 | Strasbourg, France
All new European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) texts and texts that have undergone technical revisions are published in Pharmeuropa for public consultation. The deadline for comments on Pharmeuropa 33.3 is 30 September 2021.
European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 02 July 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Commission held its 170th session on 22 and 23 June 2021. As the decision-making body of the Ph. Eur., the Commission adopted 69 texts that will be published in Ph. Eur. Supplement 10.8 and be effective as of 1 July 2022.
European Pharmacopoeia / Animal testing | News | 29 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The outcome of Part 2 of the BSP130 collaborative study run under the common aegis of the European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA) and the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) Biological Standardisation Programme (BSP) has just been published in Pharmeuropa Bio & Scientific Notes.
EDQM / All activities | News | 28 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The Council of Europe has appointed Petra Dörr, PhD, as future Director of the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM). She will take over the function from the current Director, Susanne Keitel, in October 2021.
European Pharmacopoeia / Animal testing | News | 28 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
At its 170th session in June 2021, the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Commission took the decision to engage on a path that should ultimately lead to the complete replacement of the rabbit pyrogen test (RPT) in the Ph. Eur., within approximately 5 years.
News | 27 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Supplement 10.6 is now available and will be applicable in 39 European countries as of 1 January 2022.
European Pharmacopoeia / International harmonisation | News | 24 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
At its November 2020 meeting, the ICH Assembly approved the proposal made by the PDG (Pharmacopoeial Discussion Group) on how to include the pharmacopoeias of the non-Founding ICH Regulatory Members in the maintenance of the ICH Q4B Annexes. The expansion of ICH membership provides an excellent opportunity to further promote the global convergence of pharmacopoeial quality standards, through the...
EDQM / All activities | News | 15 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
On 26 May 2021, the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) signed a memorandum of understanding.