AENOR has granted the Vector Production Unit of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (AUB) the Quality Management System certificate, based on the standard ISO 9001.
The Vector Production Unit (VPU) is a mixed technology platform of the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the Vall d'Hebron Research Institute. Established in 2005, it specialises in the production of gene therapy vectors for both public and private institutions throughout the world, mostly in the Biotechnology and Biomedicine sectors, but also in the Veterinary and Pharmacy sectors.
The certificate of Quality Management System by AENOR is based on international standard ISO 9001, the most widespread quality management tool in the world, with more than a million certificates held across 201 countries. This certificate demonstrates the organisation's compliance with the UNE-EN ISO 9001 standard, and shows its commitment to ongoing improvement through the implementation of its Quality Management System.
In the picture, from left to right, Miguel Chillón, Director of the Vector Production Unit; Margarita Arboix, Chancellor of the Autonomous University of Barcelona; and Eva Subirá, Director of AENOR in Catalonia.