Press Announcements

15 Candidates for the Wallhäußer Innovation Award

This year, 15 proposals from the fields of production and laboratory were submitted for the Wallhäußer Innovation Award. The proposals included production and laboratory technology, software solutions and knowledge management.


Further Extension to ECA Foundation Executive Advisory Board

The ECA Foundation is headed by an Executive Team and supported by an Extended Board, which comprises the various ECA Interest and Working Groups' Chairpersons. Now the ECA Foundation announced that the organisation's Executive Advisory Board will be extended by Dr Andreas König who has accepted the Board's invitation to join the ECA's Executive Team with immediate effect.

Meet AQCG Board Members at PharmaLab on 21/22 November 2023

The PharmaLab Congress 2023 in Düsseldorf/Neuss, Germany, will again offer a diverse programme to professionals from analytical and microbiological quality control in industry, from contract laboratories, authorities and service providers. Several Board members of the ECA Analytical Quality Control Group (AQCG) are part of the speaker team.


Two ECA GMP Guides covering Engineering & Equipment Qualification for free

ECA's Interest and Working Groups continuously work on developing Good Practice Guides, White Papers and documents to support all stakeholders in the GMP/GDP environment in implementing the requirements. Now you can get two of the ECA Guides as free add-on at two ECA events.


ECA's Guide on GMP-compliant Equipment Design - free of charge

The purpose of this Guide is to illustrate the generally applicable requirements for the design of equipment and to explain how the connection between design and the statement “produced in compliance with GMP” can be made. To this end, the guidance contains numerous references and points of contact, a sort of a road map, that offers detailed information on the requirements or ways of proceeding for individual cases. Read more about the Guide here.


GMP-compliant Documentation of a Site Change / Product Transfer

As a participant of the GMP Training "Product Transfer", from 10-12 October in Munich, Germany, you will receive electronic example documents, templates and guidelines for site change projects.


ICH M7: APIC's "How to do"- Document

In April 2023, an APIC Task Force published the first version of the "Sharing Drug Substance M7 information to HA and MAH: "How to do" document - Interpretation of the ICH M7 guideline and other relevant guidelines with regard to M7 data sharing". All participants of this year's APIC/CEFIC Global GMP & Regulatory API Conference, which will be held as a hybrid event in Berlin on October 25-26, 2023, will receive a copy of the "How to Do" document.


Become a Part of PharmaLab 2023 - send us your Lecture Proposal

PharmaLab 2023 will take place from 20-22 November 2023 in Neuss/Düsseldorf. For the congress' various subject areas we are looking for interesting contributions and therefore invite you to join the team of speakers. Learn more about the subject areas.


Join the ECA Speaker Team

The more than 150 conferences and training courses the ECA Academy organises per year are supported by more than 200 speakers from the leading pharmaceutical and API manufacturers as well as from medicines authorities like FDA, EMA, PIC/S, WHO etc. Thus, join the team of ECA speakers and benefit from the advantages.


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