A concept paper from EIPG Advisory Group on Competencies vol.2, 2023
This paper is an update of the previous EIPG paper and intends to raise awareness of the changing requirements of the professional profile of Industrial Pharmacists for Pharmacists at Read more
by Giuliana Miglierini
The rapidly evolving role of artificial intelligence (AI) and its possible application in the pharmaceutical field led the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to publish a draft Reflection paper on the use of AI along the entire lifecycle Read more
by Jane Nicholson
To celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the foundation of the Belgian Association of Industrial Pharmacists (UPIP-VAPI) a Seminar on “The New Pharmaceutical Legislation” was held on 8th September in the European Parliament. The meeting was arranged in Read more
At the General Assembly held on 10th September in Brussels, voting took place for the positions of EIPG Treasurer and Vice-Presidents of Communications, European Affairs and Education and Careers.
The delegates present at this annual meeting elected Maurizio Battistini as Treasurer for the next two-year mandate. Giorgos Panoutsopoulos was elected to the position of Vice-President of Communications for the next 3 years, Anni Svala as Vice-President of European Affairs for 1 year and Astrid Thorissen as Vice-President of Education and Careers for 3 years.
Piero Iamartino presented the Past- Presidents award to Claude Farrugia for his exceptional contribution as President for two mandates. Jean-Pierre Paccioni was presented with a President’s Award for his valuable support with administrative operations in EIPG. In their absence from the meeting, an Outstanding Services award was made to Brigitte Saunier for her contribution to the financial management and a President’s award was made to Patrick O’Dwyer for his flawless technical support in the organisation of our webinars from University College Cork.
President Piero Iamartino together with the rest of the Bureau highlighted the main strategic objectives and confirmed their commitment to developing and promoting the position of the industrial pharmacist in Europe.
At the General Assembly held on October 15-16 in Athens, voting took place for the positions of EIPG President and Vice-President of Technical and Professional Development.
The delegates present at this annual meeting elected Piero Iamartino as President for the next three-year mandate. Rebecca Stanbrook was elected to the position of Vice-President of Technical and Professional Development. Brigitte Saunier completed her term of office as Treasurer and was thanked for her valuable support. Maurizio Battistini, Vice-President of European Affairs will act as EIPG Treasurer until the next General Assembly.
Claude Farrugia who has been President for two mandates and previously Vice -President of Communications was warmly thanked for his significant contribution to the progress EIPG has made in recent years as a reputable professional association recognised by the European Health Authorities.
The new President together with the current Vice-Presidents highlighted their main strategic objectives confirming their full commitment to developing and promoting the position of the industrial pharmacist in Europe.