Publications & resources

TOPRA keeps its members up to date with the latest thinking and developments in regulatory affairs, and with all TOPRA's varied international activities. Find out about our monthly scientific journal, member newsletter and occasional publications on hot topics affecting the profession.

Regulatory Rapporteur

Read TOPRA's monthly scientific journal online. Members have full access [member log-in required]. Non-members may view one or more articles chosen by our editors each month.


Our monthly members' newsletter with all the latest from the TOPRA board, SPIN and TOPRA In groups and colleagues. [Member log-in required]

Topic-specific newsletters

In addition to our monthly members update, InTouch, TOPRA members can subscribe to several exclusive monthly, weekly or daily emails focused on topics such as medical devices, veterinary reg affairs, Brexit and life sciences-related legal and regulatory developments, and pharmaceutical industry news in partnership with PharmaTimes. [Member log-in required]

TOPRA Connect

Our free monthly email newsletter for non-members providing regular updates on upcoming TOPRA conferences and courses, the latest regulatory affairs jobs posted on our site, special offers and a sampling of our members-only content.

Resources for professionals working in medical devices and combination products

TOPRA is committed to assisting the regulatory profession in accessing the most relevant and up-to-date news and resources in the medical devices and combination products space. Here are some of the ways TOPRA can help you in 2020 and beyond.

Regulatory Intelligence Knowledge Hub

The RI Knowledge Hub details routes to sources of regulatory information, from public sources and subscription services to internal resources and networking. (Member log-in required)

Wall Planner

Published annually, TOPRA's Wall Planner offers an always-to-hand calendar of EMA committee meeting dates for the current year.

Awards for Regulatory Excellence

The Awards for Regulatory Excellence were established in 2010 to recognise the achievement of individuals, teams and organisations in the regulatory affairs community. There are nine award categories, covering every aspect of regulatory affairs, including a Lifetime Achievement Award. This year's nomination period opens in March.

Glossary of healthcare regulatory affairs specialist terms

Download the TOPRA glossary of acronyms and abbreviations relating to healthcare regulatory affairs, containing well over 1,000 specialist terms in use by the profession.