For entrants to the regulatory profession to regulatory experts and opinion formers, TOPRA provides:


  • An essential overview of regulatory affairs for new recruits and intensive introductory courses for those committed to building a regulatory career
  • Topic-focused CRED (Continuing Regulatory Education and Development) courses and in-depth Masterclasses for senior professionals
  • Highly respected regulatory qualifications from postgraduate diplomas to an MSc Regulatory Affairs (Medical Devices or Medicines)
  • International conferences and meetings, from small-scale roundtables to summits and international symposia where regulatory leaders and influencers network with regulators and policy makers.


Join TOPRA with its global vibrant community of regulatory affairs professionals; take part in the members-only online community discussions and access free special interest webinars on a wide range of topics. Read the latest legal news and developments, newsletters and in-depth review articles in the peer-reviewed journal, Regulatory Rapporteur.

The theme of this year’s TOPRA Annual Symposium, 22–24 September 2021, that is taking place virtually, is ‘Revolution in Regulatory Affairs: How the pandemic is shaping regulatory science’.

Organised with SUKL, the State Institute for Drug Control in Czech Republic, the Symposium offers a variety of sessions based on the current environment and the future, suited to delegates working in a field within or related to human medicines, veterinary medicines, medical devices and IVDs. Delegates will have the chance to:

  • Participate in an extensive EU-focused programme
  • Meet regulators from around the world
  • Network with innovators and opinion leaders in healthcare regulatory affairs
  • Share experiences with peers and discuss potential solutions to regulatory issues.