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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.
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Kingston University and Athlone Institute of Technology achieve APS accreditation


The Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (APS) is delighted to announce that two more institutions, Kingston University and Athlone Institute of Technology have recently achieved accreditation having gone through the accreditation process set up by the Academy towards the end of 2017.

APS is delighted that institutions see the value of our accreditation process and several others are in the process of application to us.

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 in the UK and Ireland.

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

APS events overview

The APS is developing an exciting and informative programme of events in 2019.

Please take a look at our programme here.

Developability for Biologicals
Inhaled Workshop
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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