Number of members
With 2,389 the number of members has reached a new high. The members
currently represent 34 different countries, and we are especially pleased
by the response from Eastern Europe.
CD ROM "GMP Navigator" 4.0
The beta version of the CD is currently circulating internally. It is
due to be released in the next few days. As in past years every
participant in an ECA event will be given the new version free of charge.
Version 4.0 is more extensive than its predecessor and, of course, all the
guides have been updated.
Professional Certification Programme
The Professional Certification Programme has been very well received.
The certification makes possible a recognized qualification of specialists
and executives in the field of QA/GMP compliance.
The new features of the website have been extremely positively
received. With the GMP Meta Search a GMP search function has been
installed which has a wide range and which targets the websites of
regulatory authorities such as EMEA, FDA and ICH from a single site. Since
January 31 the guidelines database has also been online in an updated and
Education Courses – the new focus
Education Courses, that is European learning seminars with a limited
number of participants, form a focus in the designing of events. The
European Compliance Academy is trying here to work with up to 8 speakers
in order to provide a highly qualified further training in GMP.
ECA Members Area
Until now all the internet services were made available to ECA members
and non-members alike. Additionally, we will now provide services only for
the ECA members via the Members Area. The new passwords will be sent out
during the next few weeks.
Dr Peter Reichelt
Chairman, European Compliance Academy