State of Validation 2023

Validation Industry Insight

2023 Report Available Now

About State of Validation

Validation Industry Insight

The State of Validation is an annual validation industry report, powered by Kneat Solutions, that aims to shed light on the practices, progression, and pitfalls of the validation industry globally. 

Independently authored by a leading academic researcher, State of Validation comprises a broad quantitative and qualitative primary market research study, conducted directly with validation professionals around the world.  

The study captures a snapshot of the forces impacting the validation industry and track trends over time. From technological and regulatory change to commercial and market influences, organizational change and strategy, professional development and more, the State of Validation studies are a comprehensive analysis of the validation industry.

Understand the forces impacting your industry and benchmark your validation program with the 2023 State of Validation.

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CAI offers integrated solutions that help clients achieve and maintain operational readiness. With offices worldwide, we have built an international team of over 800 professionals providing local support from a global company. Our engineering, technical, and consulting services are fashioned purposefully to develop a high level of performance and reliability. When operational readiness is critical, CAI helps deliver to a higher standard.


At EY, our purpose is building a better working world. The insights and quality services we provide help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients, and for our communities. In a world that’s changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our ‘North Star’ guiding our more than 300,000 people — providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. We help digital pioneers fight data piracy; guide governments through cash-flow crises; unlock new medical treatments with data analytics; and pursue high quality audits to build trust in financial markets and business. In other words, working with entrepreneurs, companies, and entire countries to solve their most pressing challenges.

No Deviation

Incorporated in 2007, No deviation is a patient-centric solution provider for the pharmaceutical industry. We are experts in engineering consultancy, commissioning, qualification and validation services, and regulatory quality/compliance in Asia and Europe.


Verista is a life sciences business, technology, and compliance solutions company that helps clients solve critical and complex challenges throughout the product lifecycle – from research to manufacturing to post-market support. The nature of our business is to empower growth and innovation within the scientific community and to help researchers, organizations, and companies solve some of the world’s most pressing healthcare challenges. We do that by providing innovative solutions and services that empower informed decision making and are the result of our significant investment in our people and our capabilities.


Kneat Solutions is an end-to-end validation and quality data management company providing a compliant, cloud-based SaaS solution that digitizes the entire validation lifecycle, revolutionizing the speed, accuracy, intelligence, and transparency of validation management. . The Kneat Gx Platform offers solutions for all validation processes, streamlining validation for highly regulated industries around the world. Our customers include eight of the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical companies and Fortune 500 companies.