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Member Spotlight: Francois Sallans

Our Member Spotlight is Francois Sallans, Vice President and Chief Quality Officer for Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) in Belgium. In this role, he is responsible for the quality and compliance activities in J&J Pharma’s sector, including supply chain quality, R&D quality and commercial quality. Read more …

 

Discover the benefits of ISPE Membership for every stage of your career. Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned professional, ISPE is your Society of Choice!

Networking Opportunities

Whether networking at face-to-face events or collaborating online, the value of ISPE is in the links forged between industry professionals with common work challenges, connecting professionals and companies to practical guidance and dialogue between industry and global regulators.

Membership Directory

Connect with 20,000 other Members from nearly 90 countries around the world with the Membership Directory.

CoP Online Discussion Forums

Ask questions, find solutions to common problems and share your industry knowledge and expertise with colleagues from around the world. Learn more

Affiliates and Chapters

Attend events, collaborate and share best practices in your local geographic region and language. Learn more

Networking Events

Interact with fellow industry colleagues at a wide variety of face-to-face networking events at global ISPE conferences and the ISPE Annual Meeting.

Technical Resources

ISPE Guidance Documents, industry-leading publications and on-demand training courses and webinars provide practical information and solutions to real-world problems.

ISPE Guidance Documents

Get special savings as an ISPE Member on industry Guides that provide the collective knowledge of leading thinkers on manufacturing best practices, regulatory compliance and international trends and best practices. Learn more

Pharmaceutical Engineering Magazine

Your complimentary subscription to Pharmaceutical Engineering magazine gives you access to valuable information on the latest scientific and technical developments, regulatory initiatives and innovative solutions to real-life problems and challenges. Learn more

Monthly Membership Gift

Take advantage of free technical content developed specifically for ISPE Members and delivered directly to your inbox each month. These free Member benefits vary by month but may include webinars, technical concept papers, regulatory sessions recorded at ISPE Conferences and more. Learn more

Review and Comment on Regulatory Guidance

Pharmaceutical professionals at all stages of their careers turn to ISPE for the latest regulatory information. Help shape your industry by providing input into ISPE’s official industry response to draft guidance from regulatory agencies around the world. Learn more

Professional Development

Industry-leading education and training, global volunteer opportunities and industry-focused career solutions allow ISPE Members to grow their professional knowledge and skills.

Education and Training

Save on a variety of education and training programs, including ISPE global conferences, onsite training delivered at your company, online webinars and courses, and professional development and networking events conducted through your local Affiliate or Chapter.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer with ISPE to gain professional experience and recognition in the industry. ISPE Volunteers experience the personal benefits of volunteering while having the opportunity to make a difference and influence the industry we serve.

ISPE Career Solutions

Get noticed by the right people in our industry. Post your resume or job opportunity today to be seen by employers and job seekers specializing in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Learn more

Current ISPE Members

Renew now and continue to enjoy the many benefits of ISPE Membership.

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Pharmaceutical science and manufacturing professionals worldwide know that the best way to advance their professional and technical proficiency is through ISPE Membership.

All Members may vote on matters pending before the Society, hold office, and serve on committees of the Society, local Chapter or Affiliate. All memberships are individual and not transferable.

How to Join ISPE

Select the appropriate Membership Category below. You can join online or print and submit a Membership Application.

By joining or renewing, Members agree to uphold and abide by the ISPE Codes of Conduct

Individual Membership Categories and Dues
(Prices valid through 31 December 2014)
Membership Description
Industry
US$269/€219

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Applies to individuals in pharmaceutical science, engineering, or technology with an active interest in the objectives and purposes of the Society. Industry Members receive both print and electronic versions of Pharmaceutical Engineering magazine.

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Please note: Dues are only US$229/€189 for ISPE Members who are renewing their membership. Continuous membership is required to receive this rate.
Emerging Economy*
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Applies to individuals in pharmaceutical science, engineering, or technology in countries that ISPE classifies as Emerging Economies. Instead of print, Emerging Economy Members get an electronic copy of Pharmaceutical Engineering magazine, along with all the other Member benefits of an Industry Member.

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Young Professionals*
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Applies to individuals just starting out in the industry 1-4 years after graduation. Documentation of graduation status (copy of your final transcript or diploma) must be received within 10 business days of joining in order for membership to remain active. Instead of print, Young Professionals Members get an electronic copy of Pharmaceutical Engineering magazine, along with all the other Member benefits of an Industry Member.

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Regulatory Authority / Government*
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Applies to individuals employed full-time by a regulatory authority or government agency. Instead of print, Regulatory Authority / Government Members get an electronic copy of Pharmaceutical Engineering magazine, along with all the other Member benefits of an Industry Member.

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Academic*
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Applies to individuals employed full-time by an educational institution who agree to promote educational programs aimed at developing professionals for the pharmaceutical industry. Instead of print, Academic Members get an electronic copy of Pharmaceutical Engineering magazine, along with all the other Member benefits of an Industry Member.

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Student*
US$20/€20

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Applies to individuals enrolled full-time at a college, university, or other educational institution. Please attach proof of status. We realize circumstances occur when an individual may not be enrolled full-time as a student, however if the primary intention of the individual is education, student membership is allowed. Student Members will receive Member-only access to the ISPE Web site, and an electronic copy of Pharmaceutical Engineering magazine.

Existing Student Members may extend their Student Membership for one year following graduation.

NOTE TO STUDENTS: Students residing in emerging economy countries may be eligible for a dues discount through their local ISPE Affiliates. Please contact the local ISPE Affiliate/Chapter in your area for complete details.

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Retired Emeritus*
US$20/€20

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If you have retired and have been an ISPE Member for five consecutive years or more, you may elect Retired Emeritus status by contacting ISPE. Instead of print, Retired Emeritus Members get an electronic copy of Pharmaceutical Engineering magazine, along with all the other Member benefits of an Industry Member. Annual renewal is required.

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*This Membership requires verification of status and will be activated the next business day.

Member Demographic Information

In order to better understand the needs of our Members and deliver the most current and appropriate information, be sure to keep your demographic information in your Membership profile current. Information can be updated online or print and submit the Demographics Verification Form.

Loss of Employment

ISPE understands that there may be times when you are going through a job transition. When you are affected by this type of life change, you may qualify for ISPE’s Hardship Program to keep your membership active.

Your ISPE Membership is portable, so please remember to update your contact information either online or by contacting our office.

Extended Absences from the Industry – Freezing Your Membership

ISPE Members are permitted to "freeze" their membership to accommodate extended absences from the industry for reasons such as medical or maternity leave. Upon freezing your account, you will not receive membership benefits. Memberships may remain frozen indefinitely until you contact an ISPE office to unfreeze it. If you attend a Society event while your membership is “frozen,” the non-member fee will apply unless you unfreeze your membership. When you reactive your membership it will be at the renewal rate. A Member may have one frozen period per year.

Traditional Pharmaceuticals

Remain relevant amidst increased competition and the changing landscape of the pharmaceutical industry. ISPE Membership will enable you to keep updated on important industry and regulatory trends. Learn more

Biotechnology

ISPE’s technical knowledge and resources provide timely and critical information, best practices and innovative solutions to challenges faced by Biotechnology professionals. Learn more

Global Regulators

Global Regulators receive complimentary ISPE Membership that enables them to engage industry in discussion about the various ways industry interprets GMPs, regulations, and best practices ensuring quality systems. Learn more

Generics

ISPE Membership provides generics professionals with relevant tools and technical resources that enable you be more effective at your job, and help your company save time and money. Learn more

Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMO)

Access the technical knowledge and resources available only to ISPE Members that enable you to effectively develop your skills and expertise in multiple specialties. Learn more

Suppliers and Service Providers

Leverage unprecedented opportunities to showcase your products and services while gaining valuable access to, and visibility among, global regulatory personnel and key pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry decision makers from around the world. Learn more

Young Professionals

Young Professionals with less than two years in the industry after graduation benefit from discounted ISPE Membership that provides important professional connections, access to Career Solutions and advice, and technical knowledge and resources at your fingertips. Learn more

Students

As a Student Member, you gain access to technical content, education and networking opportunities for only $20/€20 a year. Learn more

Academics

Employed full-time by an educational institution? Academics pay only half of the full ISPE Membership dues rate, and those in developing countries pay significantly less. Learn more

Last Update: 10 March 2014
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What Our Members Say

"ISPE's core purpose is to lead global change and innovation in pharmaceutical technology and processes and to talk to regulators. As a member of the ILF, I am very proud of ISPE for approaching the topics that should be discussed in the way it is done and for helping to a better understanding by shortening the gap between what is required and what we understand is needed"

- Marta Cicconi Vidal

"ISPE has provided countless opportunities for me to network and learn about the biopharmaceutical industry first-hand from experienced professionals. For young professionals looking to build a network in this space and develop their industry knowledge, I can’t think of a better opportunity."

- Blake F. Derrick