May 12, 2006 08:00 ET

QUMAS to Speak at DIA Workshop on European Regulatory Chemistry Manufacturing

QUMAS and IABG Life Sciences Sign Partner Agreement

CORK, IRELAND -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 12, 2006 -- QUMAS, the leading developer of enterprise governance, risk and compliance solutions, will be exhibiting and speaking at the DIA Workshop on European Regulatory Chemistry Manufacturing and Control (CMC) May 16-17, 2006, to be held at the Renaissance Penta Hotel in Vienna, Austria.

Warren Perry, QUMAS Compliance Advisor, will be speaking at the conference on Tuesday, May 16th, at 2:00 PM (GMT), on the topic of "Collaborative Authoring for Remote Contributors: Building an eCTD in today's global environment." Mr. Perry will speak about the need for a centralised and controlled repository to ensure knowledge workers have access to only the most up-to-date versions of documents, and a complete change history of the document will be available to those who need it. Mr. Perry has 20 years experience as a Life Sciences consultant and is recognised as an expert in the area of document management.

Also announced today is the signing of a partnership agreement between QUMAS and IABG Life Sciences Solutions (IABG-LSS) of Ottobrunn/Munich, Germany, a developer of electronic submission solutions for the approval of pharmaceutical products, medical devices and crop protection products. Additional details about the partnership will be released in June. IABG-LSS will also be at the DIA Workshop at Booth #1.

QUMAS representatives will be available at Booth #3 to discuss and demonstrate the QCompliance Suite™, a complete solution that allows firms to manage their content from pre-clinical to supply. This helps life sciences companies to expedite the delivery of new drugs and medical products to the market by reducing cycle time, streamlining submission production and shortening new product introduction timelines.

"To fulfill compliance obligations it is critical that life science companies properly control and manage their documents," stated Paul Hands, CEO of QUMAS. "Our solution not only helps companies achieve sustainable, enterprise compliance with a broad range of regulations, but also improves business performance."

About the DIA

DIA is an independent nonprofit professional association of nearly 23,000 members worldwide who are involved in the discovery, development, regulation, surveillance, or marketing of pharmaceuticals or related products. Attendees at the Vienna event will comprise managers in the regulatory affairs and QA departments of pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies. For more information on the DIA and its events, visit

About IABG Life Sciences Solutions

IABG-LSS provides Electronic Submission Management solutions for the Life Sciences Industries with focus on pharma, crop protection, biotechnology, biocides and medicinal products for more than 11 years. Solutions from IABG-LSS support all current standards of paper based, hybrid and electronic submissions like CTD, eCTD, CADDY and much more. IABG-LSS' worldwide introduced software products are PlantOS, eCTDmanager and EURS is Yours, an electronic review system for eCTDs at the EMEA (European Medicines Agency), European Authorities and worldwide pharmaceutical companies.

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About QUMAS QCompliance Suite

The QUMAS QCompliance Suite enables life science companies to effectively manage the creation, review, approval and revision of the content; efficiently interact with submission management systems; and, ease the process for handling Process Change Control, Adverse Events and other data-centric requirements. The QUMAS web-based application suite enables organisations to consolidate and manage their regulatory compliance requirements through a configurable enterprise software suite. Accessed through the QcompliancePortal™, which provides a role-based point of access, the QCompliance Suite includes two complete software applications -- QdocCompliance™ and QprocessCompliance™.


QUMAS is a leading developer of enterprise compliance management solutions designed to help life sciences organisations meet industry and government standards for 21 CFR Part 11, cGxP, Quality, Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Operations. With over a decade of experience, QUMAS is helping companies accelerate business processes, reduce costs and improve quality. From content lifecycle management, business process and change management to reporting and analysis, QUMAS' QCompliance Suite is successfully enabling global life science organisations to proactively manage their regulated content and processes in a secure and compliant way.

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