SGS selects the European Centre for Clinical Research Training (ECCRT) to provide annual Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) training for the SGS Pharmacy team.


This collaboration will ensure the SGS Pharmacy team is always up to date with the latest standards and highest international requirements to better serve our customers globally.

ECCRT will provide qualitative training and educational materials across multiple domains, including Good Practices (GxP), Quality Assurance (QA) and Risk Management. ECCRT offers sessions conducted in a classroom, via e-learning or webinars, or through a combination of these formats for a blended training experience.

Carl Van Ingelgem, SGS Training Manager, said: “We selected ECCRT for its ability to offer both open and tailored courses that perfectly match our requirements and can be adapted according to our teams. We especially appreciate the flexibility and short turnover times shown by ECCRT to help us meet our needs.”

The SGS and ECCRT collaboration has been going strong for several years. The high standard of training provided, regardless of type or location, has helped our experts regularly develop their skills and knowledge based on industry-leading standards.

Prof. Benedikt Van Nieuwenhove, Managing Director of ECCRT, said: “We are very pleased to see the long-lasting collaboration crystallize in the present collaboration with SGS to have its teams trained to the latest standards.”

With this training, SGS customers can have complete confidence that its teams always have a comprehensive knowledge of the latest requirements and regulations to assist them with all their needs.

For a full list of our current SGS Health Science services, please contact:

Clinical Research
t: +32 15 27 32 45


The European Centre for Clinical Research Training (ECCRT) is a professional clinical research training organization for the pharma, biotech and medical device industries as well as for investigational and academic groups doing clinical trials. ECCRT focuses on the transfer of implementable knowledge for the day-to-day activities of its trainees, whether they are new to the industry, starters on the job or seasoned professionals.

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 93,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.