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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

ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo
Oct 27 @ 7:00 am – Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm

The 2019 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo in Las Vegas, NV will focus on excellence, modernization, and harmonization in pharmaceutical science and manufacturing across the globe, offering pharma professionals the opportunity to engage in industry-critical conversations. A comprehensive education program provides attendees with technical sessions on the latest developments in supply chain, facilities & equipment, information systems, product development & production systems, quality systems & regul…

ISPE Fall Social
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Give thanks and give back at this year’s Fall Social! The social will be held at Flat Top Johnny’s in Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA. The Social Committee is partnering with Life Science Cares Food Drive. Life Science Cares will be collecting snacks and grocery store gift cards at the social. Registration fee includes admission, 2 drink tickets, hors d’oeuvre, and cash bar. 

Flat Top Johnny’s
1 Kendall Sq
Cambridge, MA 02139
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Registration Fees: 
$20 ISPE Members 
$25 Non-Members 


ISPE Women in Pharma Paint Night @ Muse Paint Bar
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Save the date!

This year’s Women in Pharma Fall Social will take place at Muse Paint Bar in Marlborough, MA.

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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

Alexion to Acquire Achillion
17 Oct 02:04 pm

Boston-based Alexion Pharmaceuticals is set to acquire Achillion, a clinical-stage biopharma focused on the development of oral...

Ra Pharmaceuticals to be Acquired by UCB
17 Oct 01:57 pm

Cambridge-based Ra Pharmaceuticals is being acquired by UCB, a global biopharma focused on diseases of the immune...

Cygnal Therapeutics to Develop Drugs Based on Exoneural Biology
10 Oct 03:26 pm

Flagship Pioneering has unveiled Cambridge-based Cygnal Therapeutics which was founded in 2017 in Flagship Labs. Cygnal is...

Chapter News

Chapter Member Anniversaries: September 2019
4 Oct 11:08 am

Please congratulate the following members celebrating milestone anniversaries in September 2019.  Their dedication to ISPE, the Boston...

Welcome New Members!
4 Oct 10:52 am

We would like to introduce the Members who joined ISPE in September 2019, welcome them to the...

Learning How to Navigate Biopharma Growing Pains at the Product Show
3 Oct 03:36 pm

At the Product Show I had the pleasure of attending “Navigating Growing Pains for Biopharmaceutical Companies Experiencing...

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