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2017 APEC Good Registration Management Regulatory Science Center of Excellence Workshop reaches consensus on the importance of GRM

  • Data Source:Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • Created:2017-11-02
  • Last Updated:2017-11-02

Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) hosts 2017 APEC Good Registration Management Regulatory Science Center of Excellence Workshop in NTUH International Convention Center from October 31 to November 2, 2017. It gathers representatives from the government, academy, and industry of 13 different countries. The total number of participants is more than 120.

This workshop is the first training event after TFDA's endorsement as the formal APEC Good Registration Management Center of Excellence. During the 3-day workshop, the invited experts and participating trainees discussed the principles of good review and good submission practices, and what measures are needed for regulators to achieve good review and what measures are needed for industry to achieve good submission through lectures, experience sharing, group discussions, and case studies. In addition, the participants also understand the current status of implementation and challenges among different APEC member economies. The participants all recognize the importance of promoting Good Registration Management for the region of APEC.

TFDA will continue to host the annual APEC Good Registration Management training events under the memorandum of understanding signed between TFDA and APEC LSIF. We hope to promote the quality and efficiency of drug registration process, shorten time-to-market for innovative medical products. The ultimate goal is to promote regulatory convergence, capacity building, and cooperation among all APEC member economies.