ISPE International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering


ISPE Guidelines

ISPE International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers

ISPE delivers technical and operational solutions to support its Members across the global pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry. ISPE positions itself as a center of excellence in the pharmaceutical manufacturing space. As the world’s largest not-for-profit association, ISPE serves its members by leading scientific, technical and regulatory advancement throughout the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle.

ISPE is committed to the advancement of the educational and technical efficiency of its members through forums, offering many opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practical experience. ISPE uses its vast network of professionals to influence the formalization of best practices and standards for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry.

Who are members of the ISPE?

Pharmaceutical Industry professionals come together through ISPE to contribute their expertise in developing best practices and standards for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Members of the ISPE include: Engineers, microbiologists, chemists, QA/QC, production, process development, pharmacists, regulatory and training personnel, academia, suppliers, and other professionals.

ISPE History

ISPE was founded in 1980 by a handful of people who believed the pharmaceutical industry needed an organization that would deal with practical applications of science and technology for technical professionals. The much-needed forum provided by ISPE began with a Membership of engineers in North America. In time, ISPE Membership expanded beyond engineering to include a broad representation from pharmaceutical professionals.