Acorn Regulatory News – April 2017

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It has been a busy month at Acorn Regulatory.  Here is a recap of the top Acorn Regulatory news stories for the past month.  Remember, you can subscribe to our monthly newsletter here and have all of the top Acorn Regulatory news stories delivered straight to your inbox.

There is a lot of interest in the upcoming eCTD deadline and we have featured some of the most read eCTD pieces on our website from the past month.

1. We Are Hiring 

We are actively seeking to recruit for a number of roles.  We are seeking a Quality Specialist on a full time basis and a part time basis.  We are also seeking to recruit a part time Responsible Person to work with our team.  If you would like to find out more then please click the link above.  You can email your CV to Brian Cleary at

2. Clinical Trials in Ireland: Is Ireland the Place to be?

Great progress has been made in recent years in Ireland to advance the capability in design, conduct, analysis and reporting of clinical trials. Patients, researchers, academics, clinicians and industry along with the Health Research Board have worked tirelessly to develop this framework. Find out more about clinical trials in Ireland by clicking the link above.

3. Outsourcing eCTD – Is This The Right Time?

We have referenced it before on our blog: the life sciences sector can learn a lot about outsourcing from the airline industry. In particular, companies should consider outsourcing eCTD projects. In this article we look at the benefits of outsourcing eCTD and electronic publishing.

4. eCTD Deadline: Are You Ready?

Are you ready for the mandatory implementation of eCTD format for regulatory submissions? The deadline is quickly approaching and many companies are not prepared.  Many others are not even aware that a January 1st 2018 deadline is looming. Find out more by clicking the link above.

5. The eCTD Deadline is Looming: Are You Ready?

For those of us working in the regulatory affairs sector, there is always a deadline to contend with.  We deal comfortably with client deadlines every day.  However, the new deadlines that are causing the most unease in the life sciences sector are those relating to the electronic common technical document or the eCTD as it is better known. In this blog by our Managing Director, Dr. Gemma Robinson, we look at the looming deadline.

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