eCTD - electronic Common Technical Document
Common Technical Document(CTD) is an industry standard document in Pharmaceutical industry adopted by US, EU, and Japan for regulatory submission. eCTD is an electronic version of CTD.
eCTD is an interface for Pharmaceutical industry to agency transfer of regulatory information. Here eCTD is not limited to transfer of information it also considers creation, review, life cycle management and archival of electronic submission. It facilitates paperless submission to the respective authorities.