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QbD looks back on a productive Partnership Discovery Workshop

27/1/2015 - Bart Van Acker, Founder/Managing Director at Quality by Design

Is sharing knowledge between business partners a good way to discover new projects and challenges? EyeTec, MicroTechniX, QbD and Reditech decided to figure it out. On…

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Limoncello engineers at work

3/12/2014 - Elly De Bruyn, HR Manager at Quality by Design

Biological lemons, pure alcohol, some sugar and a little patience is all you need to produce one of the smoothest liqueurs in the world. Twice…

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Grote FDA reorganisatie (met impact op inspecties)

1/12/2014 - John Nuyens, Pharmaceutical Project engineer at Quality by Design

Binnen het CDER (center for Drug Evaluation and Research) opereert vanaf 15 januari 2015 het nieuwe departement OPQ, Office of Pharmaceutical Quality. Dit OPQ moet…

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18 Dec: jenever & hamburger bar for the benefit of Kinderkankerfonds

28/11/2014 - Elly De Bruyn, HR Manager at Quality by Design

The week before Christmas will again be one of the warmest weeks of the year. Studio Brussel’s Music for Life will take place from 18…

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New Amelior trainings by QbD: tech transfer and GDP

3/10/2014 - Bart Van Acker, Founder/Managing Director at Quality by Design

Within Amelior’s comprehensive training programme, Quality by Design provides courses about GMP in the (bio)pharmaceutical industry, GLP and GAMP5 ® (ISPE). This autumn, the offering will…

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Second office for QbD in the Netherlands

24/9/2014 - Albert Verschoor, Managing Director at Quality by Design

To reinforce its growth ambitions, Quality by Design has opened a second office in the Netherlands. It opted for Pivot Park in Oss, an inspiring…

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EMA publiceerde nieuwe versie van Annex 15

8/9/2014 - John Nuyens, Pharmaceutical Project engineer at Quality by Design

EMA publiceerde een nieuwe versie van Annex 15 (Qualification and Validation, draftversie). De draft telt 6 pagina’s meer dan de vorige versie (17 in plaats…

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QbD in Trends Magazine again

3/9/2014 - Elly De Bruyn, HR Manager at Quality by Design

On 30 August, 2012, Bart Van Acker showed up in Trends Magazine with a big smile. He explained how his start-up, barely out of the…

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Pannoc case: quality management tailored to a small organisation

17/7/2014 - Bart Van Acker, Founder/Managing Director at Quality by Design

Many small life-sciences companies agonise over the setup of a quality management system. With good reason, because a well-designed QMS does more than help you…

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Start blogging with QbD

14/7/2014 - Elly De Bruyn, HR Manager at Quality by Design

With constant changes in the world of legislation and guidelines, we are going to blog about them on the QbD website.  And not just about…

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QP services

5/5/2014 - Bart Van Acker, Founder/Managing Director at Quality by Design

Regulations specify that no batch of a medicinal product can be released for sale or supply before a Qualified Person or QP certifies that it…

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QbD at Knowledge for Growth 2014

7/1/2014 - Bart Van Acker, Founder/Managing Director at Quality by Design

On Thursday 8 May 2014, FlandersBio organises the 10th edition of its annual life sciences convention Knowledge for Growth in Ghent. Quality by Design will…

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Limoncello to a top-quality year

23/12/2013 - Elly De Bruyn, HR Manager at Quality by Design

Once a year, the QbD office turns into a small but diligent production unit. While our customers’ granulators, autoclaves, capsule fillers, blister sealers and lotion…

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New job announcement: consultants and project engineers

17/12/2013 - Elly De Bruyn, HR Manager at Quality by Design

Quality by Design is looking for compliance consultants, pharmaceutical project engineers and validation & qualification consultants. Check our job advertisement (Job@, 7 Dec 2013). Back…

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Quality by Design in the launch issue of MARK Magazine

18/11/2013 - Elly De Bruyn, HR Manager at Quality by Design

On 18 November, Jobat is launching the new magazine MARK. Under the heading Teambuilding at Tomorrowland, Bart Van Acker talks about Quality by Design and why…

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Unique collaboration with Wase Werkplaats and Kunst+

11/10/2013 - Elly De Bruyn, HR Manager at Quality by Design

Wase Werkplaats and Quality by Design have recently become each other’s customer. QbD is assisting the sheltered workshop with advice about pharmaceutical legislation. Wase Werkplaats…

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Quality by Design opens office in Leiden

4/9/2013 - Albert Verschoor, Managing Director at Quality by Design

Quality by Design opens its first office in The Netherlands, close to the Bio Science Park in Leiden. The pharmaceutical industry is thriving right now…

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QbD whitepaper: Technology Transfer Needs a Lingua Franca

20/6/2013 - Bart Van Acker, Founder/Managing Director at Quality by Design

Bringing new drugs onto the market can take years, so any delay will result in loss of income. Tremendous losses are sustained, if at the…

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