The meeting was the largest biannual meeting of the ICH to date, attended by nearly 500 participants from the sixteen member states and twenty-eight observers of the ICH.
The global circle of the ICH continued to grow in Amsterdam. The ICH Assembly newly admitted the following institutions as "Regulatory Observers":
This brings the total number of ICH observers to 32.
The ICH expert working groups will start work on the following four new topics:
Another topic addressed was the Guideline on Impurity: Assessment and Control of Extractables and Leachables (E&L) for Pharmaceuticals and Biologics.
The next ICH meeting will take place from 17 to 21 November in Singapore.
Source: ICH Press Release