GLRPPR Sector Resource: Biotechnology Regulatory Assistance Virtual Office (BRAVO)
Biotechnology Regulatory Assistance Virtual Office (BRAVO)
Biotechnology in Canada is regulated through a number of departments at the federal as well as at the provincial level. In addition, a number of guidelines have been published that provide for interpretation and clearer understanding of regulatory requirements. To provide a "starting-off" point for those involved in the biotechnology industry, the Life Sciences Branch developed a regulatory road map that identifies the various Canadian federal and provincial regulations as well as many of the guidelines that currently or potentially could regulate the various aspects of biotechnology. The Road Map is designed to assist the stakeholder in understanding and dealing with a complex and dynamic regulatory process for Biotechnology in Canada and abroad. This should lead to enhanced compliance, reduced review time and facilitate product development, national and international market access. The goal of BRAVO is to streamline the information management process in biotechnology regulation and provide a value added one-stop Internet-based window to access all the regulatory information requirements for biotechnology products and applicable functions.
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