IQ Consortium News

AQbD Working Group Publishes in PharmTech

AQbD Working Group Publishes in PharmTech

April 3, 2017

The article presents the results of a survey on implementation of analytical quality by design concepts by small- and large- molecule companies.

2017 IQ Consortium Leadership Transition

2017 IQ Consortium Leadership Transition

December 13, 2016

IQ Says Thank You to Outgoing Chair 2014-2016, and Welcomes New Chair and Vice-Chair 2017-2019

A Deeper Shade of Green: Inspiring Sustainable Drug Manufacturing

A Deeper Shade of Green: Inspiring Sustainable Drug Manufacturing

November 23, 2016

The IQ Green Chemistry Working Group has published a new artice in Green Chemistry in collabortion with the ACS Green Chemistry Institute Pharmaceutical Roundtable.

2016 Global 3Rs Award Winners

November 21, 2016

View a summary here of the 2016 IQ/AAALAC Global 3Rs Award Winners

IQ Launches Drug Induced Liver Injury (DILI) Initiative

IQ Launches Drug Induced Liver Injury (DILI) Initiative

September 27, 2016

A new collaborative initiative was recently formed within the International Consortium for Innovation and Quality in Pharmaceutical Development (IQ) to tackle this challenge.

IQ Quantitative Systems Pharmacology (QSP) Working Group Call for Vendors

IQ Quantitative Systems Pharmacology (QSP) Working Group Call for Vendors

August 10, 2016

The IQ Quantitative Systems Pharmacology Working Group (a working group of the IQ Clinical Pharmacology Leadership Group) is issuing a public call for vendors.

Now Available - IQ Change Management in Development White Paper

Now Available - IQ Change Management in Development White Paper

August 9, 2016

IQ's Change Management Working Group has produced a white paper on how to implement a change management system in the clinical development phase of a product’s lifecycle.

IQ Forms New CMC Biologics Leadership Group

IQ Forms New CMC Biologics Leadership Group

August 5, 2016

The IQ Consortium has formed an 11th Leadership Group to address CMC aspects of biologic development.

IQ Pediatric Workshop A Success

IQ Pediatric Workshop A Success

August 1, 2016

Leaders of the IQ Consortium Pediatric Working Group worked with the University of Maryland, FDA, EuPFI, and PDCO to organize a pediatric formulations workshop on June 8th and 9th.

Training Resource: Animal Welfare and the 3Rs (Replacement, Reduction, Refinement)-  Sponsor and CRO

Training Resource: Animal Welfare and the 3Rs (Replacement, Reduction, Refinement)-  Sponsor and CRO

May 11, 2016

Access the 3Rs CRO Outreach Working Group Training Program

IQ and AAALAC Launch 2nd Annual Global 3Rs Award

IQ and AAALAC Launch 2nd Annual Global 3Rs Award

April 11, 2016

The Global 3Rs Award recognizes significant innovative contributions toward the 3Rs of animal research to advance ethical science, by any researcher in academia or industry in any area of biology.

February 2016 Semi-Annual Update

February 2016 Semi-Annual Update

February 5, 2016

Our February 2016 Semi-Annual Update is now available.

IQ and Osthus Announce Launch of IQ Database Framework

IQ and Osthus Announce Launch of IQ Database Framework

February 5, 2016

The Framework will accelerate data sharing activities that support the Consortium’s mission.

IQ Webinar Series Now Available

IQ Webinar Series Now Available

January 24, 2016

Our 2016 schedule includes six webinars.

Q&A for ICH E14 Guideline Revised with Input from IQ

Q&A for ICH E14 Guideline Revised with Input from IQ

January 5, 2016

Q&A for "The Clinical Evaluation of QT/QTc Interval Prolongation and Proarrhythmic Potential For Non-Antiarrhythmic Drugs" revised.

Fall 2015 IQ Working Group Report Released

Fall 2015 IQ Working Group Report Released

December 22, 2015

IQ's first Working Group Directory is now available.

2015 IQ Symposium Report Available

2015 IQ Symposium Report Available

December 16, 2015

The 2015 IQ Symposium Report, presentations, and a recording of the Chairs' reflection session are now available.

Concert Pharmaceuticals Joins IQ

Concert Pharmaceuticals Joins IQ

September 8, 2015

Concert Pharmaceuticals has become the newest member of the IQ Consortium.

IQ Consortium Welcomes Pierre Fabre Laboratories

IQ Consortium Welcomes Pierre Fabre Laboratories

September 3, 2015

Pierre Fabre Laboratories is the newest member of the IQ Consortium.

July 2015 Semi-Annual Update

July 2015 Semi-Annual Update

July 30, 2015

Our first 2015 Semi-Annual Update is now available.

Seattle Genetics Joins IQ

Seattle Genetics Joins IQ

July 15, 2015

Seattle Genetics has joined IQ, bringing the number of companies in the Consortium to 38.

Final Installment in API Starting Material Manuscript Series Published

Final Installment in API Starting Material Manuscript Series Published

June 22, 2015

The API Starting Material Working Group has published its third publication on starting material selection and justification.

IQ Announces Formation of Biologics Leadership Group

IQ Announces Formation of Biologics Leadership Group

June 12, 2015

At its June meeting, the IQ Board of Directors endorsed formation of a CMC Biologics Leadership Group.

DDI Induction Working Group Invites CRO Scientists to Join

DDI Induction Working Group Invites CRO Scientists to Join

May 22, 2015

CRO scientists involved in conducting human hepatocyte induction studies are invited to apply to join the Working Group.

IQ Consortium and AAALAC International 2015 Global 3Rs Awards Program

IQ Consortium and AAALAC International 2015 Global 3Rs Awards Program

May 21, 2015

The IQ Consortium has partnered with the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, International (AAALAC) to create a Global 3Rs Award Program.

New Orientation Program Launched

New Orientation Program Launched

May 20, 2015

IQ has launched an online orientation program for participants.

Training Resource: Animal Welfare and the 3Rs (Replacement, Reduction, Refinement)-  Sponsor and CRO

Training Resource: Animal Welfare and the 3Rs (Replacement, Reduction, Refinement)-  Sponsor and CRO

April 30, 2015

The CRO Outreach WG, an effort within the 3Rs LG, has developed a brief training program on managing and understanding the animal welfare and research implications of study design/timeline changes.

Presentation: IQ Consortium Initiatives with Respect to AQbD/Analytical Method Lifecycle Management

Presentation: IQ Consortium Initiatives with Respect to AQbD/Analytical Method Lifecycle Management

April 6, 2015

Mark Argentine presented IQ Consortium Initiatives with Respect to AQbD/Analytical Method Lifecycle Management as part of the morning workshop on “Recent Initiatives by FDA and Compendia" at Pittcon.

3Rs Special Topics Journal

3Rs Special Topics Journal

March 30, 2015

A JAALAS Special Topics Journal on the 3Rs, edited by the IQ 3Rs Leadership Group, was published in March.

It’s Easy Being Green

It’s Easy Being Green

March 25, 2015

The IQ Green Chemistry Working Group has been published in the March 2015 issue (#52) of Innovations in Pharmaceutical Technology.

Meet IQ’s 2015-6 Chair

Meet IQ’s 2015-6 Chair

March 16, 2015

We are proud to introduce IQ's new Chair for 2015-6, Dr. Steve King. Watch Dr. King's participant profile to hear more about him and how IQ has helped the pharmaceutical industry.

IQ Participant Profile Videos

IQ Participant Profile Videos

March 15, 2015

In celebration of IQ's fifth year, we are releasing IQ Participant Profile videos throughout the year that share real interviews with IQ leaders about how IQ has impacted their job and their industry.

Meeting Schedule for 2015 Set

Meeting Schedule for 2015 Set

February 27, 2015

IQ has announced the dates for major 2015 meetings.

IQ QTc Working Group Completion

IQ QTc Working Group Completion

January 27, 2015

IQ QTc Working Group has completed their prospective study of QTc prolongation in early phase 1!

A Chair’s Reflection on 2014

A Chair’s Reflection on 2014

January 16, 2015

Lewis Kinter, IQ's Past Chair for 2013-2014, has offered his reflections on IQ’s accomplishment and growth in 2014.

Recipients of Third Quarter IQ Member Recognition Award Announced!

Recipients of Third Quarter IQ Member Recognition Award Announced!

December 24, 2014

Drs. Nick Thomson, John Orr, Letty Medina, and Scott Obach Received the Third Quarter IQ Member Recognition Award!

2014 IQ Consortium Annual Symposium Report and Presentations

2014 IQ Consortium Annual Symposium Report and Presentations

October 17, 2014

Click to view the nine 2014 IQ Symposium Speaker Presentations given on October 9th, 2014.

IQ DruSafe members met jointly with BioSafe leadership and FDA Pharm Tox

IQ DruSafe members met jointly with BioSafe leadership and FDA Pharm Tox

September 5, 2014

Members discussed Adversity and the NOAEL in toxicology studies, Starting Dose for Ph1 Clinical studies, Emerging New Science, Non clinical requirements to support orphan drug development, etc.

NIH Announces SBIR Contract Solicitation for Enabling Technologies

NIH Announces SBIR Contract Solicitation for Enabling Technologies

August 28, 2014

The NIH has announced SBIR Contract Solicitations, including two for the development of enabling technologies.

IQ Semi-Annual Member Newsletter Vol. 1, Issue 1 (June 25, 2014)

IQ Semi-Annual Member Newsletter Vol. 1, Issue 1 (June 25, 2014)

June 27, 2014

We are pleased to present the IQ Consortium’s first newsletter update. This newsletter includes the latest exclusives on the accomplishments of the IQ Consortium.

New Initiatives at the IQ CMC Summit

New Initiatives at the IQ CMC Summit

June 25, 2014

On Wednesday, June 4, 2014, the IQ Consortium’s Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Control (CMC) Leadership Groups held its annual Summit in Philadelphia, PA.

PAT Article Selected As Editor’s Choice Article

PAT Article Selected As Editor’s Choice Article

June 19, 2014

A PAT Working Group article published in Organic Process Research & Development Industry Perspectives, has been selected as an ACS Editors' Choice article.

Recipients of First Quarterly IQ Member Recognition Award Announced!

Recipients of First Quarterly IQ Member Recognition Award Announced!

June 13, 2014

Drs. Dale Martin and Margaret Faul Received the First Quarterly IQ Member Recognition Award!

IQ Webinar Covered in ACS Nexus Blog

IQ Webinar Covered in ACS Nexus Blog

May 21, 2014

The ACS Nexus Blog has published a story covering the April 25th Green Chemistry Webinar.

API Starting Material Working Group Manuscripts Published

API Starting Material Working Group Manuscripts Published

May 5, 2014

The IQ API Starting Material has published two articles in Organic Process Research and Development.

GMP’s in Early Development Workshop a Success!

GMP’s in Early Development Workshop a Success!

March 26, 2014

On February 4 and 5, the IQ GMP’s in Early Development Working Group sponsored a workshop on phase appropriate strategies for drug product manufacturing, analytical methods, stability, and specs.

Green Chemistry Working Group Featured in C&E News

Green Chemistry Working Group Featured in C&E News

March 24, 2014

“Recasting Regulatory Strategies To Enable Green Chemistry” discusses the IQ Working Group efforts to address regulatory challenges.

Call for Proposals: 2014 IQ Symposium Working Group Presentations

Call for Proposals: 2014 IQ Symposium Working Group Presentations

March 20, 2014

Call for Proposals: 2014 IQ Symposium Working Group Presentations

A Chair’s Reflection on 2013

A Chair’s Reflection on 2013

February 27, 2014

Lewis Kinter, IQ's Chair for 2013-2014, has offered his reflections on 2013, which he viewed as "one of reflection, ingenuity, and continued achievement for the IQ Consortium".

Pharma Landscape 2020: 2013 IQ Symposium Video and Report

February 20, 2014

The complete 2013 IQ Symposium report and video series is now available.

IQ Joins EuPFI

IQ Joins EuPFI

January 29, 2014

This month, IQ joined the European Pediatric Formulation Initiative (EuPFI) to further efforts to promote global alignment on pediatric product development.

IQ Symposium 2013 Recognition Awards

IQ Symposium 2013 Recognition Awards

December 16, 2013

Several individuals were recognized at the 2013 IQ Symposium in November for their outstanding contributions and commitment to the IQ Consortium.

IQ LinkedIn Group Launched!

IQ LinkedIn Group Launched!

November 13, 2013

We are proud to announce the launch of our IQ LinkedIn Group – a forum for promoting the achievements and events of the IQ groups.

The 7 Elements Required for an Effective Green Chemistry Program

The 7 Elements Required for an Effective Green Chemistry Program

November 1, 2013

IQ’s Green Chemistry Working Group published “The Seven Elements Required for an Effective Green Chemistry Program" in the Organic Process Research and Development Journal.

Drug Product Performance Characterization Survey Results Announced

Drug Product Performance Characterization Survey Results Announced

October 28, 2013

Results show that while pharmaceutical companies and excipient suppliers often work together, there may be opportunities to better leverage each other’s technical knowledge and abilities.

Registration for Pharma Landscape 2020 Opened to All IQ Member Companies

Registration for Pharma Landscape 2020 Opened to All IQ Member Companies

September 24, 2013

Early registration is encouraged to secure your seat.

Program Announced for GMPs Workshop

Program Announced for GMPs Workshop

September 24, 2013

IQ has announced the program for its upcoming workshop on GMPs in Early Development.

2012 IQ CMC Summit

2012 IQ CMC Summit

July 11, 2013

The third annual CMC Summit was held July 10, 2013 in Philadelphia, PA.

“Therapeutic Protein Drug–Drug Interactions: Navigating the Knowledge Gaps” Published

“Therapeutic Protein Drug–Drug Interactions: Navigating the Knowledge Gaps” Published

June 25, 2013

"Therapeutic Protein Drug–Drug Interactions: Navigating the Knowledge Gaps" has been published in the AAPS journal.

IQ/FDA Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Metabolism Roundtable

IQ/FDA Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Metabolism Roundtable

June 25, 2013

IQ's Annual Roundtable with FDA's Office of Clinical Pharmacology and the IQ's DMPLG and CPLG was held June 24-25, 2013.

April 2012 IQ Consortium Board of Directors Meeting

April 2012 IQ Consortium Board of Directors Meeting

April 8, 2013

IQ's Spring Board meeting took place in in Philadelphia, PA in early April, 2013.

A Chair’s Reflection on 2012

A Chair’s Reflection on 2012

January 31, 2013

Terrence Tougas, IQ's Chair from 2010-2012, reflected on 2012 as "a time of exciting progress, accomplishments and opportunities" for IQ.

2012 IQ Symposium A Success

2012 IQ Symposium A Success

December 10, 2012

IQ's 2012 Symposium, "Innovatinve Approaches to Quality," held December 5th, 2012 was a successful event attended by approximately 200 participants.

New IQ Consortium Website Launched

New IQ Consortium Website Launched

November 19, 2012

In November 2012, IQ launched a new website designed to promote information sharing and collaboration.

GMPs in Early Development Series Published in Pharmaceutical Technology

GMPs in Early Development Series Published in Pharmaceutical Technology

November 5, 2012

The GMPs in Early Development Working Group authored a series of five position papers, published in Pharmaceutical Technology in 2012.

2012 IQ Symposium Program Announced

2012 IQ Symposium Program Announced

September 3, 2012

The theme of the 2012 IQ Symposium is "Innovative Approaches to Quality."

Allotrope Foundation Launched

Allotrope Foundation Launched

June 4, 2012

In June 2012, the Allotrope Foundation was formed to develop and implement a fully open information standard for the analytical laboratory.