Practical Tips in Managing Supplier Risks in the Life Science Industry

Broadcast Date: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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About Pilgrim Quality Solutions

Pilgrim Quality Solutions is the leader in quality compliance management software and services for Life Sciences. For more than 20 years, our solutions have automated thousands of processes across global company sites to manage the quality and compliance of life’s most important products. Our cloud-based and on-premise solutions include in-the-box best practice workflows, document and process management, dashboards, electronic signatures, audit trails, and automated validation – helping companies more easily achieve quality system compliance and pass regulatory audits. Pilgrim Quality Solutions is majority owned by Boston-based private equity firm, Riverside Partners LLC. With Pilgrim Quality Solutions as your partner, you are prepared to succeed. For more information, visit


About E.M.M.A. International Consulting Group, Inc.

E.M.M.A. International Consulting Group, Inc. is a global leader in management consulting services, with headquarters in Farmington Hills, MI.  They focus on quality, regulatory, and compliance services for the Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Device and all other FDA regulated industries.

Think of E.M.M.A. International Consulting Group as a ‘one stop shop’ for all of your quality and compliance needs. They provide a wide array of specialized services to their clients, backed by extensive knowledge and industry experience. E.M.M.A. International Consultants are innovative and focused on addressing clients’ needs. E.M.M.A. International’s mission is to provide significant value to clients’ operations and leave their customers completely satisfied that their expectations were fulfilled. E.M.M.A. International works within the corporate culture and alongside the employees to do the “heavy lifting” required to make improvements meaningful and permanent.

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About VTS Consultants, Inc.

VTS Consultants is a recognized provider of commissioning and qualification services for facilities, equipment and utilities, a provider of GMP training services and a provider of regulatory consulting services such as supplier audits, pre-approval inspections, regulatory submissions and assisting clients with remediation and responses to GMP deficiencies. In addition, we provide QA management and QA or Validation staff augmentation. These services have been provided on a global basis (Canada, Europe, and Asia) and to clients ranging from Biotech start-ups to medical device companies and multi-national corporations of Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics. Our company has been in existence since 1993 and we have established a reputation for quality deliverables, well received GMP training and consultants who are routinely complimented for their personalities and ability to seamlessly work with the client’s staff. A large percentage of our business is on a repeat business for our ability to deliver the scope of work on time and within budgets.

Our home office is in Amherst, MA along with senior level project managers who oversee and reside in the Midwest (Michigan and Indiana) and the south (Florida). We can consistently staff projects with qualified candidates within our client timelines and budgets. Our goal is to help you understand the regulations for which you seek assistance and to assure our approach will help you achieve compliance to them.


About QACV Consulting

QACV was founded in 2001 and has provided quality assurance, compliance, and computer validation services to the life sciences industry for over 16 years. The company offers comprehensive, customized quality assurance, compliance and computer systems validation services to the FDA-regulated life sciences industry that meet specific GXP needs. With expertise in regulatory compliance, data integrity, project management, six sigma, risk management, and validation, QACV offers a combination of unique services and solutions that meet regulatory challenges, fit organizational needs, and achieve sustainable compliance solutions. Services offered by QACV include: data integrity assessments and implementation of data integrity programs; internal and third-party GXP audits; customized training; computer systems validation; project management; risk assessment; audit remediation; quality system development and improvement; and on-site staffing support.