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Holistic approaches to better medicines

Providing a forum for the presentation and exchange of ideas relating to the latest high-quality developments in the design and manufacture of new medicines, from discovery to commercialisation.

The conference will provide a dynamic forum for industry, both large and small, to come together with academic colleagues to explore new technologies, processes and molecules which contribute to the ultimate development of new medicines.


We are pleased to announce this year’s science chair is Professor Martin Snowden

Professor Martin Snowden is Pro Vice-Chancellor at the University of Greenwich where he leads the Faculty of Engineering and Science. Professor Snowden is an Eminent Fellow of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Science, a chartered chemist and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Professor Snowden has worked collaboratively with the Pharmaceutical industry for over twenty years and has a research interest in formulation and pre-formulation science. He is the author of over 100 peer reviewed papers and has worked with over 50 PhD and post-doctoral scientists during his career.


With the iconic Lanyon Building as a backdrop, the PharmSci conference will be accommodated on the main campus, ensuring a seamless and compact event.

The facilities and experienced staff, combined with the energy and welcome of Belfast as a city, presents an exciting and vibrant destination for PharmSci 2020.

Queen’s University Belfast will provide an ideal setting to bring together groups from across Ireland, the UK and beyond to showcase internationally leading work and to set the stage for a new era of pharmaceutically driven healthcare.

Networking and Social Events

APS are grateful and thank Belfast City Council for their kind generosity for the use of City Hall, for our drink reception on Tuesday 2nd September 2020.

CityHall remains the civic headquarters of Belfast CityCouncil and is always a hive of daily activity with ceremonies, registration of births, tourists taking tours of the building and guests attending numerous events.The grounds are also used for many events from continental markets to open air

Please visit the City Hall website for more information on the venue