Copernicus Group IRB Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

June 9, 2010

Company News Release

Copernicus Group IRB (CGIRB) announced that it has received ISO 9001:2008 Certification, affirming that the company’s quality management system meets the strict qualifications for the globally accepted ISO standard.

The ISO 9001:2008 standard outlines requirements and provides guidance on good quality management systems for businesses and other organizations. Achieving ISO 9001:2008 certification demonstrates that CGIRB’s quality management system consistently provides products and services that meet customer needs.

As an independent institutional review board (IRB), CGIRB is dedicated to ensuring the rights and welfare of research study participants.  ISO 9001 Certification is just one example of the quality assurance process that goes into maintaining this top-tier independent institutional review board.  A web portal and a paperless operational workflow that meets all 21 CFR Part 11 compliance requirements are part of CGIRB’s tireless efforts on behalf of human research study participants.