EMA: New validation criteria for electronic submissions

The European Medicines Agency is informing pharmaceutical companies that a new version of the validation criteria for electronic applications for human medicines is coming into effect on Thursday 1 September. The Agency will be applying new electronic common technical document (eCTD) validation criteria (version 3.1) upon technical validation of all eCTD sequences received from this date. The Agency has agreed the new criteria with regulatory authorities in European Union (EU) Member States.