Press Announcements 2013

The ECA offers GMP Training Courses and Conferences in 10 European Cities

The ECA Academy organises GMP Training Courses and Conferences in different European cities. On our new page, you can search for events by venues. You will find events in Berlin, Vienna, Barcelona, Lisbon, Heidelberg, Munich, Budapest, Copenhagen, Duesseldorf and Prague. Click here to find your event.

Pharma Congress: Early Bird Rebate running out

The 16th edition of the Pharma Congress on 25/26 March 2014 will concentrate on subjects like aseptic technologies, polymer based prefilled syringes and particles in parenterals. This time over 90% of the speakers come from pharmaceutical companies or from regulatory authorities - which is pretty much unique in the European conference environment. And until the end of the month you will still benefit from the early bird rebate.

Join 6 GMP/FDA Conferences on Analytics, Bioanalytics and Microbiology for only 690,- Euro

On 13 and 14 November 2013 in total 6 seminars on GMP in Analytic, Bioanalytic and Microbiology will be organised. For just 690,- Euro per day you can attend all seminars. Create your own programme! Please find more information here.

Pharma Congress 2014: Reduced Tickets until end of October

At the 16. edition of the Pharma Congress Production & Technology on 25/26 March 2014 current construction and plant construction projects as well as their implementation in production will be in the centre of attention - in addition to other subjects like particles in parenterals, polymer-based prefilled syringes or isolator technology. More than 90% of the speakers discussing these topics come from pharma companies or from authorities - which is pretty much unique in Europe. And what's more, until end of October, you will get a 100,- € rebate on the one day ticket. To find out more about the coming Pharma Congress please see the website.

Receive Templates for your Product Transfer for free

All participants of the GMP training course "GMP-compliant Product Transfer" will receive a special version of the Guideline Manager CD including documents immediately useable for planning and documentation of a site change. Read more.


Are you an expert in Good Distribution Practices? Join ECA's Working Group

ECA Members are invited to join the different Working Groups. The new GDP Working Group is currently in the process of developing a how to do guide. It is the aim of the document to interpret the current regulatory requirements for GDP. Are you interested in supporting the GDP Advisory Board? We look for volunteers who can provide interpretation on certain GDP requirements as defined in the new EU GDP Guideline. We are primarily looking for candidates who work with pharmaceutical companies. However, experts from logistic companies and wholesalers might also be involved in the working group. If you are an ECA member please send a short CV to

GMP Inspection Database

The newly designed ECA Webpage lists the most important GMP Inspection databases. These databases help users searching for compliance information for a specific manufacturing site. In addition to GMP compliance information, the EMA also provides information on Good Distribution Practices (GDP) compliance. We recommend to bookmark this link if you are regularly searching for compliance information. You will find the link on the top of the webpage or simply click on this link.

Video presentation about ICH Q7 How to do Guide and FDA´s Quality Initiative availabe

Two video presentation held at the European API Conference in Barcelona are available at no costs on the APIC Conference Webpage. On the Webpage you will also find the programme of the 2013 API Conference which will be held in Madrid. Here you will find the Video presentation

Conference Sterile Fill & Finish as Part of the Pharma Congress 2013

During this conference on 19 March 2013 you will get first hand information on modern fill and finish technologies, even for sterile liquid and sterile solid products. Three case studies from pharmaceutical companies will show you different aspects of planning and operating sterile filling lines. To find out more please see the programme. To register for the congress please use the form on the programme or the online registration.

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