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Application and Certification Process
1. Enquiry and Formal ApplicationApplicants must submit a formal application to IEA Life Sciences Ireland. A Life Sciences Ireland representative will contact the Applicant within 3 working days of receipt of the application.
2. Complete Training RequirementsThe Applicant will have to complete the training requirements as stated in the “Training Requirements” section by an IEA Certified Trainer.
The main training requirements are GDP Champion, GDP Introduction and GDP Driver.
3. Procedures and Premises AuditAn IEA Life Sciences Ireland certified Auditor will conduct an inspection of the quality systems and premises (when applicable) of the Applicant. The Auditor will generate and Audit Report which will be sent to the Applicant and to the IEA Life Sciences Steering Committee for their final review.
Based on the Audit Report and the necessary back up information submitted by the Applicant the IEA Life Sciences Steering Committee will issue their decision on whether the Applicant should be awarded with the GDP Passport.
4. Award of GDP Passport CertificateAfter the successful accreditation, the Applicant will receive the GDP Passport Certificate from the IEA Life Sciences Ireland.
A joint press release will be issued and loaded in the Irish Exporters Association website and it will be also included in the monthly Life Sciences Ireland e-newsletter.
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