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About ISPE Boston

Founded in 1992, the ISPE Boston Area Chapter is the largest and most active Chapter of ISPE, an international organization whose mission is to deliver technical and operational solutions to support pharma and bio-pharma professionals across the globe. The Boston Area Chapter has grown hand in hand with the region’s pharma and biopharma industries and now provides educational, career development and networking opportunities to over 1,700 technical professionals across New England.

Upcoming Events

Three Cheers for Local Beers: Remnant Brewery
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Three Cheers for Local Beers

The ISPE Boston Area Chapter Young Professionals (YP) Committee invites you to Remnant Brewing (at Bow Market in Somerville, MA) from 6 to 8 PM on Thursday, November 29th for food and beer. Registration includes food and one drink ticket. Please note that this is a 21+ venue.

Registration Fees
Student Members: Free
Young Professional Members: $10.00
Members: $15.00
Non-Members: $25.00

Cancellation deadline to guarantee a full refund: by Monday, November 26th.

Bridging the Gap in Gender Diversity
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Women in Pharma group of the Boston Area
Chapter of ISPE is proud to offer this Bridging the Gap in Gender Diversity
event with MassBio. 

Me the Numbers on Gender Diversity in the Life Sciences in Massachusetts
– MassBio partnered with Liftstream to
develop a comprehensive study examining the cause behind the lack of gender
diversity within the Massachusetts life sciences sector. The summary report,
the most extensive of its kind, explores the experiences, motivations, and

Designing, Building & Operating Manufacturing Facilities for Novel Therapeutics
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for an interactive panel discussion that will offer access to experts from leading firms in the gene & cell therapy space, prominent CDMO’s and a principal process engineer. Enjoy refreshments and the company of colleagues and friends prior to the educational session.    

Thursday, December 6, 2018
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Program Summary:

Design of manufacturing facilities for the production of novel therapeutics requires careful planning and consideration of a myria…

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Benefits of Membership


Career Building

ISPE offers its members a multitude of opportunities for career advancement through professional workshops, online job postings, and in-person networking. Learn more. 


Knowledge Sharing

As an ISPE member you will stay up to speed on industry news, hear from local experts, and share information with an expansive network of your peers. Learn more. 


Professional Networking

With over 1700 active members, ISPE offers you the chance to connect with peers, vendors and visionaries via numerous online and offline events and forums. Learn more. 


Social Connections

Spend time with like-minded individuals in a variety of casual, fun settings—from professional sporting events, to casual sporting and hobby events, to seasonal and holiday socials. Learn more. 

Industry News

Tango Therapeutics and Gilead Sciences to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology
12 Nov 04:54 pm

Cambridge-based Tango Therapeutics, a company focused on the discovery and development of novel cancer therapies, has announced...

GO Therapeutics Inks Deal with Roche
1 Nov 12:10 pm

Cambridge-based GO Therapeutics, a company applying new advances in glycoproteomics to develop antibody-based cancer therapeutics, announced in...

Paratek Wins FDA Approval of “Modernized” Tetracycline
1 Nov 12:05 pm

Boston-based Paratek Pharmaceuticals has announced that the FDA has approved Nuzyra (omadacycline) for the treatment of adults...

Chapter News

Fall Social Highlights Friendship and “Life Sciences Cares”
15 Nov 09:24 am

The Annual Fall Social was full of energy with hugs, handshakes and the clinking of glasses as...

Chapter Social Rocks at Annual Meeting!
14 Nov 04:16 pm

Now an Annual Meeting tradition, our Boston Area Social at the Hard Rock Cafe on Monday evening...

ISPE Annual Meeting Hits the Mark in Philly
13 Nov 04:03 pm

Along with over 115 attendees from the Boston Area Chapter, I had the opportunity to join the...

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