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Potential Industry Effects from COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates

The COVID-19 pandemic spurred several organizations and companies around the world to try and find a working vaccine candidate within a relatively short period of time. On November 9, 2020, Pfizer and BioNTech [Pfizer Press Release] announced their vaccine candidate had achieved a success rate of 90% in their first efficacy analysis.
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Certificates and Service Event Tracking

The importance of calibration in scientific disciplines cannot be understated. For scientific accuracy, instruments must function according to their designed use. But calibration goes beyond this, ensuring the essential need for reproducibility of results in scientific research and testing. Scientific assets requiring calibration also need the certification to document their reliability. Additionally, a reliable manner of tracking instrumentation services is essential.
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There are Steps That Enable Audit Readiness

Compliance with regulations is paramount to reliable business, and scientific research in particular. Audits verify that compliance is maintained in facilities. The ideal scenario for an institution is to be as prepared as possible for an audit. This eliminates additional stress, and ensures a smooth audit.
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The Importance of Validation & Compliance

Your business requires compliance and validation. But what does validation mean? At its simplest, validation is a method used to regulate electronic records and signatures. So how did this all begin, and what significance does validation hold today?
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Metrology: The Study of Measurement

Metrology is the study of measurement, and is inseparable from the needs of scientific accuracy. For thousands of years, standards of measurement and calibration have helped advance discovery. Metrology in the modern era relies upon a host of devices, from probes to software to revolutionary tools previously only imagined in science fiction. As technology changes rapidly, the need for advanced metrology solutions increases. Researchers and manufacturers rely upon metrology to ensure accuracy in results. As more products enter the market that promise such standards for quality, it can become bewildering to sift through the choices that an organization should use to keep its instruments operating nominally. Another challenge is how to validate metrology devices. Providing customers with the right education and tools to address their metrology concerns becomes paramount. Different companies may approach this in different ways. Some choose to outsource metrology services. Others provide a more personable approach, working directly with metrology devices and/or software that sync with their own in-house asset control, thereby building a strong rapport with the metrology service provider. Understanding the needs for accurate devices is only one step in the process to achieve quality and reproducibility. The implementation of metrology services in any form entails taking time to explore all options. Educating clients on the benefits of metrology modernization can go a long way in establishing trust and camaraderie going forward. Learn more about how Qualer can assist you in your metrology needs. Formalize and automate maintenance processes and prove ROI through an ecosystem that brings your vendors, assets, and service records together. Request a free demo at: Sources: Advances in Medical Metrology An Introduction to Metrology and Quality in Manufacturing
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