The EQIPD Quality System

To support non-regulated research


The system was developed by a private-public consortium together with stakeholders.


The system consists of 18 Core requirements the research units must address to be EQIPD compliant.


Certification will provide confirmation of adherence to the EQIPD requirements.

Five key principles

Engage with autonomy

Grow through reflection

Focus on the goal

Be transparent

Leave a trace

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The system is described in a peer-reviewed publication.

The consortium developed online information on the background of EQIPD in a wiki format.

An introduction to the EQIPD Quality System


Since the development of the quality system, several research units were already certified.