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Quality Assurance Elements for Analytical Laboratories in the University Curriculum - Online

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This online international workshop attracted 79 participants from 23 countries as far afield as Iran and Brazil. The Workshop, hosted by Eurachem Romania and the University Politehnica of Bucharest, addressed issues of interest for specialists working in academia, accreditation bodies, and in domains where the outcome of analytical laboratories is definitive. Attendance included participants in clinical and pharmaceutical analysis, environmental and food quality assessment, nuclear analysis and others. The meeting included invited presentations, contributed oral presentations, and discussion and poster sessions.

The separate pages below give details of the programme, and available presentation material can be found on the Presentations and Posters tabs below.


Eurachem e WS July 2020 - Audience members

Online event

In light of the global coronavirus health emergency in 2020, Eurachem-Romania and the Organizing Committee took the decision to convert the scientific workshop “Quality assurance for analytical laboratories in the university curriculum” to an entirely virtual scientific meeting, held on 14-15 July 2020. The workshop accordingly became the first Eurachem Online Workshop.

Event details

Date: 14-15 July 2020, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm CET
Venue: ONLINE, hosted by University Politehnica of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Website:; event announcement at
Programme Full workshop programme [PDF, 280kB]



The workshop discussed:

  • The importance of QA guidelines included in University Curriculum
  • Understanding the importance of QA when reporting scientific data
  • The challenges in future University Curriculum to comply with the requirements of data quality, reference materials for determinations in analytical laboratories
  • Understanding the needs of the interested activity sectors as: environmental, food, clinical, pharmaceutical or forensics, regarding the quality assurance in their analytical laboratories


The complete workshop programme included presentations, discussions and a flash poster session. Available presentations, in PDF format, can be found via the links below, in programme order. For posters, see the Poster tab.

Tuesday, 14th July 2020, 10a.m. – 4 p.m. (CET)


Breakout sessions and reports

  • Teaching quality assurance in analytical laboratories [Report copy pending]
    • Moderator: Vicki Barwick



Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 10a.m. – 4 p.m. (CET)

  • Flash Poster Presentations
    (see Posters)
  • Closing remarks




Posters were presented as flash presentations. Available posters or presentations are linked below.


Luciano Separovic's poster presentation