Pharma Special Interest Group
A community for process professionals

About us

Chemical engineers in the pharmaceutical and bioprocess industries are constantly striving to keep pace with the demands of this highly specialised sector. With a membership embracing chemists, chemical engineers, pharmacists, mechanical and electrical engineers and others, IChemE’s Pharma Special Interest Group brings together a diverse range of specialists to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the pharmaceutical and bioprocess industries.


  • Provide a dynamic forum for the interchange of views and ideas
  • Act as a focal point for those interested in the practical aspects of pharmaceutical technologies
  • Liaise with other stakeholders in IChemE’s sphere of influence
  • Advance technical policy, and progress the implementation of IChemE’s Technical Roadmap


  • Conferences and technical seminars
  • Regular e-news bulletin
  • Website, with member-only areas providing extensive resources
  • Annual bursaries to undergraduates with research potential and a strong interest in pharmaceuticals
  • Development of links with related organisations
  • Representation of professional interests via international forums


My IChemE

IChemE is a registered charity in England & Wales (214379), and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 039661).