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Take advantage of our 2023 EQA multi-purchase discounts by enrolling before 31st January 2023!

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Includes laboratory tour, DNA and RNA extraction, prenatal genomic processes, arrays and whole genome sequencing.

Inspiring Genomic Excellence

Providing a quality assured service to the international Genomic community.

First choice for genomic EQAs

Over 100 EQAs covering the entire clinical genomics service.

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Welcome to GenQA


Genomic Quality Assessment (GenQA) is an External Quality Assessment (EQA)/Proficiency Testing provider.  Advances in our understanding of genomic diseases and medicine has led to a revolution in testing technologies - and GenQA is committed to delivering exceptional external quality assessment in this rapidly evolving field.


Are you a laboratory or individual clinician wanting to provide accurate, reliable test results and gain advice which ultimately facilitates optimal patient care? Then you've come to the right place. We're ready to provide you with objective information and advice on the quality of your analytical and interpretative performance.


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Be part of it. GenQA members can take advantage of all EQAs on offer. Not yet in our network? Find out more about the benefits of GenQA EQAs.



Find EQAs




Take a look at our wide range of genomic External Quality Assessments (EQAs). EQAs available for laboratory-based services, clinical genetics centres and individual interpretation. 



Our EQAs cover the breadth of the genomics service, as listed below:

(click on a discipline for more information)

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GenQA Mission




We’re driven to work in partnership with genomics centres - both laboratories and clinicians - across the world to provide high quality patient testing for genomic disorders and acquired diseases. 

GenQA Vision




We know the fast-evolving field of genomic medicine will continue to advance and our scientific team is focussed on delivering fit for purpose external quality assessments (proficiency testing) and individual competency assessments that continuously develop with the pace of change.

GenQA Values




We are always professional, fair, consistent, independent and focussed.  In all that we do, our values are key.  Each and every piece of work is undertaken with scientific expertise.

"GenQA continually strive for excellence and they have been at the forefront of making Whole Genome Sequencing a comparable method of testing in EQA schemes. PROFESSOR SIR MARK CAULFIELD, WILLIAM HARVEY RESEARCH INSTITUTE"
"There is no doubt that GenQA is an essential part of a laboratory's quality management system. MARTA RODRIGUEZ, FUNDACION JIMENEZ DIAZ, MADRID"
"GenQA are a bunch of enthusiastic professionals that stand out in problem-solving and have a constructive attitude. This must be the reason why it is always so great to work with them. MARTINE DE RYCKE, UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL BRUSSELS"
"Good communication and high quality outputs from a quality focused organisation mean they are always my first thought for new projects. LEE WELCH, ASTRAZENECA UK"