The Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Welcome to
The Academy of
Pharmaceutical Sciences
The Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (APS) is the UK-based professional membership body for Pharmaceutical Scientists.

We represent individuals and organisations from around the globe, throughout their development, in the delivery of excellence in the Pharmaceutical Science sector.
Latest news

Professional recognition for Pharmaceutical Science Degrees

The Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (APS) is delighted to announce that the pharmaceutical science course at the University of Greenwich has become the first APS accredited course having successfully completed the accreditation process set up by the Academy towards the end of 2017.

This is the first time that a pharmaceutical science course has been accredited in the United Kingdom and it is also, we believe, a world first.

Achieving accreditation gives assurance to students and employers that the course meets the high standards required by the Academy and that these standards will be maintained throughout the 5-year period of accreditation.

APS believes that the accreditation process will raise the profile of pharmaceutical sciences in both academia and industry. The discipline is key in the discovery, development and manufacture of new medicines and as such is central to government initiatives to encourage the pharmaceutical industry to maintain and strengthen its strong base here in the UK.

The Academy will continue to work with other stakeholders to build the science base for the ultimate benefit of patients.

APS events overview

The APS has developed an exciting and informative programme for our events in 2018.

Donít forget to make a note of APS@FIP, linking with the 78th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science conference.

Please take a look at our programme, with event summaries, below:

"5 Years of progress in Oral Biopharmaceutics - IMI OrBiTo project and global biopharmaceutics research"
17 September 2018 - AstraZeneca, Granta Park, Cambridge
The APS is pleased to announce this exciting 2 day meeting to review the progress and advances made by the collaborative IMI OrBiTo project . The OrBiTo project started in October 2012 and following a twelve-month non-cost extension phase will finish in October 2018.
Meeting sold out! To learn more, click here

Industrial Insights 2019
Developability for Biologicals
Inhaled Workshop
3D Printing meeting
Basic Biopharmaceutics workshop 

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Upcoming Events
8th Annual MIBio Conference
15 November 2018
APS Additive Manufacturing Symposium
27 March 2019
APS Developability Workshop
17 - 18 April 2019
APS Industrial Insights 2019
25 - 26 April 2019
10th APS International PharmSci conference 2019
11 - 13 September 2019
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