The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the largest global organisation of and for those involved in regulation of healthcare and related products, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics and nutritional products.

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European Advisory Committee (EAC)

European Advisory Committee (EAC)

RAPS’ European Advisory Committee (EAC) is comprised of senior regulatory professionals from Belgium, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and the UK. They steer EU strategic directions, represent RAPS with EU and national authorities, and further understanding of the global and local context of regulations across markets—focusing on what is most relevant to Europe.

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    Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC)

    Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC)

    An individual certification for our global industry

    Join the ranks of the most successful regulatory professionals with your RAC. This accredited credential is the only globally recognised certification for the regulatory industry.

    The RAC highlights your knowledge through a region-specific lens. Where is your expertise? 

    • RAC (EU): Knowledge of European Union regulations
    • RAC (US): Knowledge of US regulations
    • RAC (CAN): Knowledge of Canadian regulations
    • RAC (Global): Knowledge and critical thinking skills related to the international practice of regulatory affairs, with special attention paid to global standards from ICH, GHTF (through IMDRF), WHO and ISO
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    RAPS Online Learning Solutions

    RAPS Online Learning Solutions

    It’s Your Time. Learn Wisely.

    • Competency-based courses designed by regulatory experts
    • Rigorous and relevant for all career levels
    • Certificates offered in pharmaceuticals and medical devices
    • Designed to be flexible and convenient
    • iPad/tablet accessible
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    Regulatory Focus/Regulatory Intelligence

    Regulatory Focus/Regulatory Intelligence

    Regulatory Focus is the leading source for quality, timely, regulatory news, information and analysis.

    • Easy to read daily regulatory intelligence through Regulatory Reconnaissance and a daily newsletter, RF Today—both of which are available free of charge
    • RAPS members receive access to in-depth articles written by regulatory professionals on topics of global and regional Interest
    • Information for regulatory professionals at all career levels and others interested in healthcare product regulation throughout product lifecycles
    • Read each month by more than 40,000 people around the globe
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    European Contact

    Beate R. Schmidt, MSc, MDRA, RAC
    RAPS European Liaison
    Tel: +49 (0)174-33 66 055