American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) members primarily
come from a pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, or pharmacy field of study. AAPS
members also represent those scientists
from complimentary disciplines, such as
chemistry, biology, engineering, and medicine, involved in the discovery, development, and manufacture of pharmaceutical
products and therapies. The 2017 Annual
Meeting will be held Nov. 12-16, in San
Biotechnology Innovation Organization
(BIO) is the world’s largest biotechnology
trade association; members are leading
the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and
environmental biotechnology products.
The BIO International Convention represents more than 1,100 biotechnology
companies, academic institutions, state
biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in
more than 30 other nations. The 2017 BIO
Convention will be held June 19-22, in
San Diego, CA.
The Drug, Chemical & Associated Tech-
nologies Association (DCAT) is a not-
for-profit, global business development
association whose unique membership
model integrates both innovator and ge-
neric drug manufacturers and suppliers of
ingredients, development and manufac-
turing services, and related technologies.
DCAT is committed to provide programs,
events and services that help members
meet their business objectives, expand
their network of customers and suppliers,
and gain insight into industry trends, mar-
kets, and those issues impacting pharma-
ceutical development and manufacturing.
DCAT Week ’ 17 will be held the week of
March 20-23. See website for the Official
For more than 50 years, DIA (the Drug
Information Association) has served as
a global forum for all those involved in
health care product development and life
cycle management to exchange knowledge and collaborate in a neutral setting.
DIA is an essential resource that provides
opportunities to extend debate and discussion to advance scientific and medical
innovation. The 2017 Annual Meeting will
be held June 18-22, in Chicago, IL.
ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, is the world’s
largest not-for-profit association serving
its Members by leading scientific, technical and regulatory advancement throughout the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle.
ISPE is committed to the advancement of
the educational and technical efficiency of
its members through forums for the exchange of ideas and practical experience.
The 2017 Annual Meeting will take place
Oct. 29 - Nov. 1, in San Diego, CA.
The Controlled Release Society (CRS)
is the home for experts dedicated to the
delivery of actives, including delivery sci-
entists, engineers, clinicians, and technical
professionals. CRS members are creating
the future of delivery science and tech-
nology through fundamental delivery
research, development, regulatory sci-
ence, and clinical translation. Research
published in CRS journals and presented
during the Annual Meeting & Exposition
offer a breadth of scientific knowledge
covering new technologies and science in
the multi-disciplinary delivery field. The
2017 Annual Meeting will be held July 16-
19 in Boston, MA.
The Pharma & Biopharma Outsourcing
Association (PBOA) is a non-profit trade
association (501(c)( 6)) that represents the
needs and interests of pharmaceutical and
biopharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs) and Contract
Development & Manufacturing Organizations (CDMOs) that operate in or sell
into the U.S. Its members provide the services that help the pharma and biopharma
industry develop and manufacture drugs,
biologics, vaccines, and other treatments
safely and cost effectively.
The Healthcare Compliance Packaging
Council (HCPC) is a not-for-profit trade
association that was established in 1990
to promote the many benefits of unit dose
packaging, especially the fact that these
formats can be designed with compliance-prompting features proven to help people
take their medications properly.
PhRMA, the Pharmaceutical Research and
Manufacturers of America, represents the
country’s leading biopharmaceutical researchers and biotechnology companies.
Our members are committed to finding cures and treatments for some of the
most serious diseases such as Cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease, Cystic Fibrosis and Parkinson’s. PhRMA’s mission is to conduct
effective advocacy for public policies that
encourage discovery of important new
medicines for patients by pharmaceutical
and biotechnology research companies.
Web: www.phrma.org CP
Guide to Pharma & Biopharma
From clinical research and chemistry to manufacturing and packaging