Pharmaceutical Engineering welcomes articles covering all facets of the pharmaceutical, life sciences, and biopharmaceutical industries.

Only original, complete, unpublished drafts will be considered for publication. We do not review or evaluate abstracts or incomplete articles. Completed articles should be submitted via our online portal for evaluation via (blinded) peer review. 

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Pharmaceutical Engineering publishes the following article types:


Technical articles Practical-application articles that define and demonstrate global best practices
Case studies Critical analyses of new approaches to industry problems
Research articles Presentations of innovative methods and techniques
Perspectives Recent industry developments, strategic issues, technical developments, trends, or innovative solutions


Editorials Personal perspectives on contemporary issues, topics, or controversies
Features Recent industry or technical developments, strategic issues, or trends
Special Reports Global perspectives on broad industry topics Note: these articles are usually commissioned by the editor in chief

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Consult the appropriate ISPE Author Guidelines for detailed information on writing and submitting your article.


See the Editorial Calendar for themes and submission dates.

There is no guarantee that a submitted article will be published. Publication depends on the assessment of our reviewers and the decision of the editor in chief. For further information, please contact the editorial staff.