The ECA and the European QP Association are currently evaluating the possibility of running training courses on European GMP requirements and the role of the QP outside Europe, amongst others in the U.S.A. Please read more here.
With the beginning of 2010 the European Compliance Academy (ECA) was transferred to the ECA Foundation (see also
News from 14 April 2010) - comprising a non-profit educational organisation, the ECA Academy, and two non-profit interest groups. To get an update on the latest developments with regard to the ECA, please see the video address of Daniel Scheidegger, ECA Foundation Chairman - here.
To allow students to attend ECA Conferences and Education Courses, the ECA Foundation now offers a Student Programme with special fees. Read more here.
European Compliance Academy (ECA) nominates Dr Jean-Denis Mallet as new
Advisory Board Member. Please see here for more information.
With the beginning of 2010 the European Compliance Academy (ECA) was
transferred to the "ECA Foundation". Get the details
For 2010 the ECA Working Group on Rapid Microbiological Methods (RMM) has
planned various activities. To find out more about the planned programme,
please read here.
In April 2008 the European QP Association started its shared audits
initiative. Now the Association released its new database "QPSHARE",
enabling QPs to find potential partners for sharing audits more easily. Read
As of now you can integrate the ECA website into the Google home page
(gadget) and in addition use the news as RSS feed. Find out more
As the European Compliance Academy (ECA) announced accepted Dr Sven Deutschmann his appointment as new Chairman of its Working Group for Rapid Microbiological Methods (RMM). Read more here.
In the development of new pharmaceutical products, it is a challenge to design and initiate sound and appropriate clinical studies. A new education course initiated by the ECA now covers all aspects to consider and is supported by the two industry organisations. Find out more here.
ECA supports a new publication series intended to facilitate the implementation of current GMP guidelines in pharmaceutical operations. The first issue of the "GMP REPORT" covers "FDA Requirements for cGMP Compliance". Twelve Authors from the pharmaceutical industry illustrate the efficient implementation of FDA's cGMP requirements in routine operations. To get more information on the reports and the content of the first issue please see
The Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Committee (APIC) and the European
Compliance Academy (ECA) recently signed a cooperation agreement with the
goal to bundle the strengths of the two organisations’ respective areas and
to maximise the benefit for the potential target audience in the industry
with their activities and conferences. Find out more
Concept Heidelberg has been analysing the FDA Warning Letters
on behalf of the European Compliance Academy (ECA) since the fiscal year
2003. Now the new report on the fiscal year 2006 is available as handbook
and CD. Get more information
In addition to automatically becoming a member by participating in one of
the ECA courses or conferences marked with ECA (exception: Webinars), the
Academy now also offers two new membership opportunities -
individual membership and company membership.
The European QP Association, initiated by the ECA in July, announced that it extended its Advisory Board and nominated Dr Christopher Burgess. To find out more, please read here.
ECA's Working Group on Rapid Microbiological Methods (RMM) experiences tremendous interest. Now the group offers memberships to anyone involved in RMMs. Get the details
ECA's Rapid Microbiology Methods (RMM) Working Group, founded in 2006,
currently works on a Best Practice Guide for RMMs. Now the Academy appointed
an editorial review board for its guide. Get more information