The PIER Committee is delighted to organise its first virtual site vist to the Pfizer Newbridge manufacturing site. It is one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of solid-dose pharmaceuticals. The facility currently supplies a largre range of products across a number of therapeutic areas including cardiovascular, central nervous system and women's health to more than 100 markets across the world.
The virtual visit will take the following format:
Webex details will be provided closer to the date.
EIPG are organising a mini-Symposium 'The Post-COVID Era and Pharmacy' on Friday 18th June 2021 at 1.30pm BST (2.30pm CEST).
The event will allow EIPG members to consider the lessons learned from the Covid-19 pandemic: the repurposing of medicines for treatment, vaccines development, clinical trials design update, agility in drug development and regulatory flexibility.
It will be a great opportunity to hear and put your questions to the following speakers:
The discussion about how pharmacists can shape the future in a post-COVID era will be chaired by Professor Gino Martino, Chief Scientist (Royal Pharmaceutical Society).
The Symposium is free for all members of EIPG Associations and will last for just over 2 hours. Please register via link in this event flyer EIPG 'Post-Covid Era Symposium_18th June 2021',
A joint webinar with the European Pharmaceutical Students’ Association and EIPG is being held this Thursday 20th May 2021 at 17.00 GMT on “Understanding Advanced Therapies”.
SCOPE: The background to advanced therapies will be discussed including gene therapy, cell therapy, and tissue engineering. Examples will be shown of how advanced therapies are dramatically changing the way patients are treated for a wide variety of diseases. A discussion will be held on the role of pharmacists and their ability to advise patients about these products which have such huge potential for the future of medicine.
SPEAKER: Sunayana Shah is an expert in regulatory, medical, and pharmacovigilance policy development as well as technical, scientific, and regulatory intelligence at global level including working with WHO, European and UK organisations. Sunayana worked at the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), London, where, as Head of Regulatory and Safety Policy she advised the pharmaceutical industry and worked with senior UK and EU government officials on international regulatory policy issues, including the impact of Brexit. Previously, she led the scientific and medical affairs function at the Proprietary Association of Great Britain (PAGB) where she developed and implemented national and pan European and global OTC reclassification policy, regulatory expertise, and led the Professional Learning training programmes. Sunayana is a registered pharmacist and EIPG’s delegate for Great Britain. She is a consultant and recently co-authored a toolkit on cell and gene therapy for the International Alliance of Patient Organisations and IFPMA.
REGISTRATION: There is no registration for this webinar.
Free access is via the link: Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93920028291?pwd=WEI1NGlhZktrV3JaeEF3Q1U0eGx0dz09
Meeting ID: 939 2002 8291 Passcode: 576982
A PIER Career Focus webinar is being organised on Thurs 20th May 2021 at 1.00pm on the topic of 'Opportunities for Pharmacists in Manufacturing Operations' with Colm Murphy (UCB). Register via https://rb.gy/qtohny
See event flyer Career Opportunities in Manufacturing Operations webinar_20 May 2021.
The PIER Committee is delighted to host a virtual CPD meeting on the topic of 'What is New in Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship' on Thursday 10th June 2021.
The second EIPG/PIER Webinar of 2021 will be held in conjunction with UCC School of Pharmacy on Monday 10th May 2021. The topic is 'The importance of Knowledge Management in both the Development and Manufacture of Medicinal Products'.
See attached flyer for registration details EIPG PIER 'Knowledge Management' webinar_10th May 2021.Please be aware that you will receive connection details for the webinar when you register and will need to keep the Zoom meeting details to join the webinar.
PIER is delighted to be collaborating with The Irish Pharmaceutical Student Association (IPSA) to organise a virtual information event on opportunities for early career pharmacists through graduate programmes.
For further information, see event flyer PIER IPSA virtual graduate programme information event_25 Feb 2021.