• Sat. May 15th, 2021

CRO abbreviations

RFP

Request for Proposal (RFP) A request for proposal (RFP) is a document that solicits proposal, often made through a bidding process, by an agency or company interested in procurement of…

RFI

Request For Information (RFI) A request for information (RFI) is a standard business process whose purpose is to collect written information about the capabilities of various suppliers. Normally it follows…

CRO

Contract Research Organization (CRO) A contract research organization (CRO) is an organization that provides support to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries in the form of research services outsourced…

ISO

International Standardization Organization (ISO) ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 163 national standards bodies.Through its members, it brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based,…

JD

Job Details (JD) A broad, general, and written statement of a specific job, based on the findings of a job analysis. It generally includes duties, purpose, responsibilities, scope, and working…

CV

Curriculum Vitae (CV) A summary of a job applicant’s professional experience and educational background, along with other relevant information regarding the candidate’s qualifications. The curriculum vitae is similar to a…

R&D

Research and Development (R&D) Research and development (R&D) refers to the investigative activities a business conducts to improve existing products and procedures or to lead to the development of new…

SOPs

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) A standard operating procedure, or SOP, is a set of step-by-step instructions compiled by an organization to help workers carry out routine operations. SOPs aim to…

GCP

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) The tripartite harmonised ICH Guideline was finalised under Step 4 in May 1996. This Good Clinical Practices document describes the responsibilities and expectations of all participants…

EU

European Union (EU) The European Union is a unique economic and political union between 27 European countries that together cover much of the continent. The EU was created in the…

ICH

International Council for Harmonization (ICH) The International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) has the aim of bringing together the regulatory authorities and pharmaceutical…

EMA

European Medicines Agency (EMA) Once known as the European Medicines Evaluation Agency (EMEA), the European Medicines Agency (EMA) is a decentralised agency of the European Union (EU), located in London.…

CHMP

Committee for Human Medicinal Products (CHMP) The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) is the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) committee responsible for human medicines. The CHMP replaced the…

CPMP

Committee for Proprietary Medicinal Products (CPMP) The former Committee for Proprietary Medicinal Products (CPMP) in May 2004 has been replaced by the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP)…