Welcome to the quality manual of the EMGO+ Institute. This manual contains guidelines for a wide variety of topics, covering your research project from the start to the finish. The aim of these guidelines is to inform you what you should do to meet the quality standards. In addition, a lot of the guidelines contain practical information about how you can do this. We hope this manual will help you during your research project(s). If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate send them to aph.sqc@vumc.nl