15 August 2014

Geneva, August 15, 2014 – The International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) is conducting a Call for Tender for the MedDRA Maintenance and Support Services Organization (MSSO) contract.

MedDRA, the Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities, is a standardised medical terminology developed to facilitate sharing of regulatory information internationally for human use medical products. It was first released in 1999. The maintenance and support of MedDRA is contracted to a MSSO.

The tender is open from August 15 to October 31, 2014. Parties are encouraged to request the MSSO Tender Package by declaring their interest to mssotender@ich.org. The package (in English) will be available to suitably qualified parties on receipt of a signed confidentiality agreement (provided by ICH) and requested company information.

Further information on this tender can be found on the ICH website www.ich.org/mssotender.

Questions (in English) should be directed to mssotender@ich.org, c/o ICH Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland.

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