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With just one click, you have access to a gold mine of past events and training materials. The catalogue includes dozens of recorded sessions, covering a variety of activities and topics, all available free-of-charge.

The on demand webinars are webinars that were recorded during their live broadcast and now they are available after a simple self-registration. Once completed, you have instant access to the recording, anytime, anywhere.

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Refresher on How to submit a revision application and gain rapid acceptance of proposed changes: Reminders and Updates!

CERTIFICATION OF SUITABILITY On-demand webinar 22/11/2022

This webinar is aimed at holders of a Certificate of Suitability to the monographs of the European Pharmacopoeia (CEP). Experienced EDQM CEP Assessors explain how to maintain the validity of a CEP once it has been granted, and attendees are advised on what to include in a revision application...

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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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EDQM Training Module 2: Focus on chemically defined active substances and medicinal products


Focus on chemically defined active substances and medicinal products.

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EDQM Training Module 3: Impurity Control in the Ph. Eur.


Learn more about the Ph. Eur. policy on impurity control.

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EDQM Training Module 4: Ph. Eur. Reference Standards


Learn about chemical reference standards used in conjunction with Ph. Eur. monographs and general chapters.

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EDQM Training Module 8: The EDQM Inspection Programme

Certification of suitability On-demand webinar 08/07/2022

This module provides information on how EDQM inspections for API manufacturers are organised, conducted and followed up.

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Quality requirements for nanomedicines: what role should the European Pharmacopoeia play?

EUROPEAN PHARMACOPOEIA PDF Presentation 7-8/06/2022

Event to identify any gaps and opportunities for standards concerning modern nanoparticle-based formulations, which can be filled by the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.).

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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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Training: Management of Extraneous Agents in Immunological Veterinary Medicinal Products (IVMPs)


This training helps users of the Ph. Eur. to use the new approach for extraneous agent testing, implemented on 1 July 2020.

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Symposium: Meet the World Pharmacopoeias


Unique event to update stakeholders on the achievements and current work programme of the International Meeting of World Pharmacopoeias (IMWP).

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European Pharmacopoeia Training: Biologicals


This training session covers the work and procedures of the European Pharmacopoeia in detail, illustrates the concept of monographs and general chapters for biologicals, and provides some insight into the evolution of thinking and the latest trends in the field. This training session presents a...

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Training: EU Batch Release for Immunological Veterinary Medicinal Products (IVMPs)

OMCL network PDF PRESENTATION 29/10/2019

Learn about the application of OCABR and OBPR of IVMPs in the EU/EEA.

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Webinars: Transplantation (EODD 2019)

Organs, tissues and cells On-demand webinar 12/10/2019

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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European Pharmacopoeia Workshop

European Pharmacopoeia TRAINING 10/09/2019

Learn all about the work of the EDQM and European Pharmacopoeia.

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Conference: the EDQM & European Pharmacopoeia: State-of-the-Art Science for Tomorrow’s Medicines

European Pharmacopoeia PDF PRESENTATION 20/06/2019

This conference celebrated the publication of the 10th edition of the European Pharmacopoeia and the 25th Anniversaries of the European OMCL Network and the Certification of Suitability Procedure.

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Joint EDQM-USP ‘13th International Symposium on Pharmaceutical Reference Standards (IRSS)’

REFERENCE STANDARDS Conference 13/03/2019

A joint EDQM-USP symposium on the use and establishment of reference standards across the globe.

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Symposium: Plasma Supply Management

Blood PDF PRESENTATION 29/01/2019

Jointly organised by the EDQM and the European Commission, the symposium discusses the collection of plasma for fractionation.

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Workshop: What’s new in the field of excipients in China?

European Pharmacopoeia ON DEMAND VIDEO 18/09/2018

The workshop was designed jointly with the Pharmacopoeia of the People’s Republic of China to enable participants to expand their knowledge and familiarise themselves with the current regulatory framework in the field of pharmaceutical excipient, a rapidly evolving field in China.

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Webinar: Raw Materials for the Production of Cell-based and Gene Therapy Medicinal Products

European Pharmacopoeia On-demand webinar 09/11/2017

The aim of this webinar is to explain the context of the elaboration of the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) general chapter Raw materials of biological origin for the production of cell-based and gene therapy medicinal products and its scope.

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Symposium: What’s up with microbiology? Recent developments and future changes at the Ph. Eur.

European Pharmacopoeia PRESENTATION PDF 10/10/2017

This Symposium covers developments and future changes to the European Pharmacopoeia in the field of microbiology.

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Conference: The place of the Certification Procedure in the global regulatory environment

Certification of suitability PDF PRESENTATION 19/09/2017

Learn how the EDQM Certification Procedure fits into the regulatory environment and its evolution.

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Joint EDQM-EMA Event on Biosimilars

European Pharmacopoeia On-demand video 08/02/2017

The programme enables participants to expand their knowledge and familiarise themselves with the current regulatory framework in the field of biosimilar products.

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European Pharmacopoeia Training: Homoeopathic Products

European Pharmacopoeia On-demand video 06/12/2016

Learn about the work of the European Pharmacopoeia in the field of homoeopathic medicinal products.

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The Chinese and European Pharmacopoeias – The new editions

European Pharmacopoeia PDF PRESENTATION 17/10/2016

This one-day Stakeholder workshop, co-organised by the Chinese Pharmacopoeia Commission,  the China Pharmaceutical Association of Plant Engineering (CPAPE) and the EDQM will explore the current trends and hot topics in the 10th Edition of the Chinese Pharmacopoeia.

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Conference: Ph. Eur.: Tackling future challenges of the Quality of Medicines together

European Pharmacopoeia PDF PRESENTATION 27/09/2016

International conference to mark the publication of 9th Edition of the European Pharmacopoeia.

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Webinar: Electronic Submissions for CEP applications

Certification of suitability On-demand webinar 26/05/2016

The webinar describes the eSubmissions Roadmap for CEP applications with its major changes to current practices and key deadlines.

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Symposium: Challenges of Quality Requirements for Fish Vaccines

European Pharmacopoeia PDF PRESENTATION 10/05/2016

This symposium focuses on the quality and regulatory requirements for fish vaccines.

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Symposium: IV Wildbad Kreuth Initiative – Optimal use of clotting factors and platelets


Learn about the Wildbad Kreuth Initiative and the conclusions and recommendations which were reached at this symposium for optimal clinical use of clotting factors and platelets.

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Webinar: Glass containers for pharmaceutical use


This Webinar offers an excellent opportunity to learn more about the revision of the General Chapter on Glass containers for pharmaceutical use, published in July 2014.

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Webinar: Reverse Osmosis in Ph. Eur. Monograph for Water for Injections

European Pharmacopoeia On-demand webinar 22/04/2015

This webinar starts with a general introduction to the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) and the background to water monographs. It also gives an overview of actions taken by the Ph. Eur. to revise the Water for Injection (WFI) monograph, an update on the status of the revision of the WFI...

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Webinar: Biologicals of the twenty-PhEur-st century

European Pharmacopoeia ON DEMAND WEBINAR 19/03/2015

The aim of this webinar is to show how the Ph. Eur. embraces new developments, how it has adapted its texts to remain up to date with recent advances in science and medical practice and the challenges that remain ahead.

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EDQM’s response to nitrosamine contamination
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