Dr. Hedwig Beernaert is involved in many research projects using chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques. He is an author and co-author of more than 100 peer review publications.
Hedwig is chairman of a steering group Mutual Joint Visit program European Union (1994-1998) and a member of the OECD steering group Mutual Joint Visit program (1998-2009).
He is an Invited lecturer in GLP matter on national and international meetings, an Organisator of different GLP training courses and performed more than 200 GLP inspections, both domestically and overseas.
Dr. Beernaert is also an Invited professor at the Universities of Leuven and Gent for lectures about the application of the OECD GLP Principles in test sites.
As Vice-chairman of the Belgian Accreditation Board BELAC he performed many assessments in laboratory according to the criteria of the ISO standard ISO 17025, ISO 17043 (Proficiency testing), ISO 15189 (clinical laboratories). More than 150 assessments and reports (1994-2013)
Dr Beernaert is a Member of the Food Section of the Royal Flemish Chemical Society, Organiser of several symposia, Advisor of EuroFIR (Technical advices concerning the EuroFIR quality system framework), and Certified Reviewer of peer-review articles in internationals Journals