APGI information day - Oral solid dosage forms

APGI Information Day, co-organized with EVONIK

ORAL SOLID DOSAGE FORMS - Formulation strategies and manufacturing approaches for challenging drugs

27 November, 2018

CNAM, 292 rue Saint-Martin, 75003 Paris, France

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In order to participate you only have to subscribe to APGI. Coffee breaks and lunch included.



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Formulation Days 2019 

Advances in Formulation of Active Ingredients 

January 10th and 11th, 2019, Lyon, France

Dear Madam, Dear Sir,
We are pleased to announce that the Conference Formulation Days 2019 – “Advances in Formulation of Active Ingredients”, will be held on January 10th & 11th, 2019 in Lyon, France.
It will be the first joint Conference of the International Society of Drug Delivery and Pharmaceutical Technology (APGI) and the Formulation Group of the French Chemical Society (SCF).
The aim of this conference is to be a forum where experts from industry and academia working in the wide field of formulations dedicated to pharmaceutical or cosmetic applications can meet for cross-sector discussions. For this edition, the scientific program will cover four main topics:

  •  Materials, Biomaterials
  •  Formulations for cutaneous or mucosal administration
  •  Nanoparticles: nanomedicine, toxicology and regulation
  •  Process Engineering, characterization, modelling

For more details, please visit our website http://formulationdays2019.univ-lyon1.fr/

Deadline for abstract submission extended to 15 November

Please see HERE for more information

Registration Early Bird Registration fees are available online until November 21st 2018 To register click HERE and follow the procedure.

Sponsored by  




25 to 26 March 2019 | Bologna, Italy

Extended short paper submission until 30 November 2018 

Kindly up date the date: The conference will be held from 25 to 26 March 2019 in Bologna.

The Bologna Children's Book Fair with more than 28 000 visitors and 1400 exhibitors changed the date to the same time as we already announced our conference. In order to avoid high trade fair prices for hotel and flights, we decided to change the date as well. You will find the reasons in the formal communication of Bologna Fair Group here

We are looking forward to meet you at the meeting in Bologna

With the best regards,

Your organising team of the European Conference on Pharmaceutics!


Gold sponsor


Skin and Formulation, 5th Symposium &

17th Skin Forum

Reims, France, 23-24 September, 2019  

Topics will focus on the areas that encompass pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and dermatology and about products applied to the skin. The main objective of this symposium is to compare, to confront point of views in order to initiate discussions and exchanges between the different communities composing the audience.

The 5th Symposium programme will treat advances in topical formulations for improved skin delivery and will include the following topics:

- Skin biology

Confirmed speakers: Dr. Cécile Clavaud (L'Oréal); Pr. Matthew Hardman (University of Hull)

- Biophysical tools

Confirmed speakers: Pr. Malcolm Clench (Sheffield Hallam University); Dr. Jean Doucet (Novitom).

- Rheology of skin products

Confirmed speakers: Pr. Florence Agnely (University of Paris-Sud); Dr. Pascal Brochette (Atellane)

- Skin product development

Confirmed speakers: Pr. Jonathan Hadgraft (University of London); Dr. Milica Lukic (University of Belgrade);  Pr. Mauricio Camargo and Dr. Javier-Andres Arrieta Escobar (University of Lorraine).

- Man and Machines

There will be a mixture of plenary invited lectures (25 min + 10 min for discussion) and short communications (15 + 5 min) selected from the abstracts received from young researchers in order to have 24 podium presentations.

 Suppliers will again be invited to display their latest technologies and sponsorships will be much appreciated.



The "APGI YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD" (sponsored by Sanofi) recognizes the most outstanding doctoral thesis in the field of Pharmaceutical Technology each year.

If you defended your PhD thesis between 15 November 2017 and 14 November 2018, you can candidate for the 2018 "APGI YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD".

Please send a pdf file of your thesis (in French or English) and a short curriculum vitae, by 24 November 2018, to APGI (apgi.asso@u-psud.frand Géraldine Piel (geraldine.piel@ulg.ac.be). The file can also be sent by We Transfer (a compressed version would be appreciated).

Thanks to the supervisors to forward this information to potentially interested current and former PhD students.

The price (accompanied by a check) will be officially awarded at the 3rd European Conference on Pharmaceutics 25-26 March 2019 in Bologna, Italy

Best regards,
Geraldine Piel


12th World Meeting on Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology

Vienna, 2020


More information will follow closer to the meeting!

 The Maurice-Marie JANOT award and lecture 2018 Sponsored by Sanofi 

to be given to Professor Elias Fattal from the University of Paris Sud during the 11th World Meeting on Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, 19 March to 22 March 2018, Granada, Spain

Elias Fattal, is a full professor in Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of Paris-Sud in Châtenay-Malabry in France and has been President of APGI from 2003 to 2010. He received his Pharmacy Degree and  Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Paris-Sud and followed a three year residency in hospital pharmacy at the University of Lille. After visiting the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of California, San Francisco for a post-doctoral position, he joined in 1992, the University of Paris-Sud as associate Professor and was appointed full Professor in 2000. He is heading the Institut Galien Paris-Sud a research unit associated to the CNRS. Dr Fattal research focuses on the design of nanotechnologies for targeted or local delivery of drugs and nucleic acids. He has authored more than 235 peer-reviewed articles and 28 book chapters and has issued 13 international patents (most of them granted in different countries). He has received the Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress Research Achievement (2007), the controlled Release Society fellow Award (2016) and was awarded in 2016 by the French Academy of Sciences. He serves in the editorial board of 8 scientific journals.


More about the award

List of previous recipients



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