International Council for Harmonization

The International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) is a supra-national non-government organization “brings together regulatory authorities and pharmaceutical industry to discuss scientific and technical aspects of pharmaceutical product development and registration.”



ICH's membership consists of national regulatory bodies, non-governmental organizations and pharmaceutical industry interests. They are categorized into Members and Observers.1)

Founding Regulatory Members

Founding Industry Members

Standing Regulatory Members

Regulatory Members

Industry Members


Standing Observers

Legislative or Administrative Authorities

International Pharmaceutical Industry Organisations

International Organisations regulated or affected by ICH Guideline(s)

Members & Observers. (2019). International Coalition for Harmonisation.