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Press Releases from ECA Foundation (6 total)

Paul-Ehrlich-Institute and ECA Foundation jointly organise 2-day Workshop – Go …

Vaccine development and deployment are crucial to control the COVID-19 pandemic. Platform technologies have enabled rapid development of vaccines with demonstrated efficacy against COVID-19. However, large-scale manufacturing is both a prerequisite and a challenge in meeting the global demand. This implies upscaling of manufacturing, meeting Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) requirements, and switching of manufacturing in existing facilities. The workshop organised by the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut and the ECA Foundation will address these

ECA Foundation added to EMA List of Stakeholder Organisations

The ECA Foundation is now listed in the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) list of eligible industry stakeholder organisations ( Pre-requisite for this entry is the listing in the EU's Transparency Register ( - where the ECA has been registered since January 2019. The ECA Foundation is the leading European organisation with regard to pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and GMP compliance. The ECA Foundation is a not for profit organisation. The ECA is headed

European GDP Association nominates new Advisory Board Member

So far the Board of the European GDP Association comprised four members from the industry side, supported by a representative from the Finnish Medicines Agency FIMEA. Now a new Board Member has been nominated on the industry side. Dr Laura Ribeiro, who is a Responsible Person at ID Logistics (formerly Logiters) in Portugal, has recently accepted her nomination as the fifth member of the GDP Association's Board. Prior to her

ECA Foundation announces Independent Authority Board (IAB) Members

Since June 2015 the ECA Foundation, the leading European organisation in the pharmaceutical quality assurance and GMP compliance environment, has been managed by an Executive Board and an Extended Board. In addition, the ECA set up an Advisory Committee encompassing authority representatives. Now the Foundation announced the members of the Independent Authority Board (IAB). It is one of the ECA Foundation’s major objectives to discuss GMP developments with the stakeholders

ECA’s Working Group “Visual Inspections” nominates Chair

Although the Pharmacopoeias provide some information relative to visual inspections of parenterals, there is no substantial GMP regulation – neither in the Europe nor in the US. As a result there are ongoing discussions with regard to issues like AQL testing, use of testing kits, qualification/validation/verification of automated systems and training of the manual visual inspection staff. For that reason the ECA Foundation established its “Visual Inspections” Working Group in

ECA Foundation releases free GMP WebApp

The ECA Foundation has been providing advanced training and information services in the pharmaceutical industry and especially with regard to pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and GMP compliance for more than 10 years. Now the organisation took advantage of its extensive experience to develop a further free of charge service – the new GMP WebApp. This new GMP WebApp runs on all smartphones and tablet PCs (Apple and Android platforms) and allows users

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