Special Interest Networks

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TOPRA Special Interest Networks (SPINs):

  • Promote contact between regulatory professionals working in the same specialist sector
  • Provide a forum for exchanging views and ideas and for mutual support
  • Ensure that the needs of these sectors are taken into account in the TOPRA training programme and to encourage expert input into the content of courses
  • Encourage contributions to Regulatory Rapporteur on specialist topics.

We have the following SPINs:

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC)
  • Clinical Trials
  • Medical Technologies (MedTech)
  • New Regulatory Professionals
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Product Information and Labelling
  • Regulatory Intelligence
  • Regulatory Operations (formerly the eRA SPIN)
  • Veterinary Regulatory Affairs

New Patient Engagement SPIN!

How patient engagement operates in the drug and medical devices development lifecycle with a view to increasing further involvement. The Patient Engagement SPIN considers ways to incorporate the patient voice early and consistently as a clinical programme evolves. It is a source of best practice for applying patient engagement insights and learnings in regulatory work.


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Upcoming Special Interest Network (SPIN) events

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14/02/2023MedTech SPIN Webinar: EU-MDR New Rule 21In this webinar, Theresa Jeary will shed some light on rule 21, it's intent and how manufacturers can develop an effective regulatory strategy to successfully navigate conformity assessments and ensure Annex I to Directive 2001/83/EC requirements are met.MEDTJAN23