Join us for the first joint EIPG-PIER webinar on the new EU Clinical Trial Legislation on Wednesday 5th October 2016 at 5pm. Email to register. About the Speaker: Evie Mengou is a seasoned regulatory affairs professional, with over 20 years’ experience in pharmaceutical drug development spanning several therapeutic areas, and involving small molecules and biologics, in diverse business and cultural settings. Her most recent pharma appointment focused on commercialisation and partnerships; previously she lead global regulatory strategy and operations.  After leadership positions in pharma, and several years consultancy experience in a CRO, Evie established her own consultancy to provide strategic regulatory and development advice. She holds an MSc in Biochemical Pharmacology from the University of Southampton. For further details, see clinical-trials-webinar-flyer_051016.
PIER are looking forward to attending the 2016 EIPG Symposium & General Assembly in beautiful venue of Orders de Pharmaciens in Paris from 3rd-5th June 2016. The theme of the symposium is  'How medicines have changed over the past 50 years; what developments for the future?'. For further details, see
Series of workshops in Athlone, Cork and Dublin to encourage engagement in relation to the implementation of the EU Falsified Medicines Directive. For more information see:
On Saturday May 14th 2016, meet with blue-chip biopharma employers including AbbVie, Amgen, BioMarin, Bristol Myers Squibb, DPS Engineering, Eurofins Lancaster Labs, Life Science Consultants, MSD, PE Global, Pfizer, Regeneron and others. The Irish biopharma industry continues to go from strength-to-strength with 18 biologics manufacturing sites and $9 billion in capital investment in the last decade. NIBRT is delighted to support this growth by holding our third annual Careers in Biopharma event on Saturday May 14th 2016 at the NIBRT facility. For professionals, graduates, students and job seekers, this provides a unique opportunity to meet with blue chip biopharma companies. While employers can meet and evaluate a pool of highly-skilled and motivated potential employees. The companies will have exhibition stands at this event and will also provide short presentations throughout the day. Registration: Registration is free for attendees but due to the high level of demand advanced registration is required. Please contact to reserve your place.
  APS The Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (APS) is the UK-based professional membership body for Pharmaceutical Scientists. Industrial Insights is a two day event for those interested in exploring opportunities in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Attendees can gain first-hand insights into the Pharmaceutical Industry through a series of talks by pharmaceutical scientists working within the industry as well as a tour of the GSK Research and Development and Global Manufacturing site at Ware in Hertfordshire. For further details, see
The PIER Spring CPD meeting will be held in Dublin city centre on Wed evening 13th April 2016 at 7pm. The theme of the meeting will be 'Personalised Medicine'. Speakers from NCPE, Roche & UCD Conway Institute confirmed. Further details available soon, Save the Date
A recording and the slides of the first PIER webinar of 2016 ‘Concentration and Focus on the Drivers of Pharma Strategy towards 2020' with Jack Daly (Commercial Manager, IMS Health) is now posted in the Members area (http://localhost/pier2016/pier-webinars/).
PIER is organising a webinar on the topic ‘Concentration and Focus on the Drivers of Pharma Strategy towards 2020Presented by: Jack Daly (Commercial Manager, IMS Health) Date: Friday, January 22, 2016 Time:   08:30 – 09:30 am URL: What you need to know:
  • To register for the event email
  • This is a ‘Voice-over-IP’ (VOIP) only webinar – there will not be a separate audio dial-in (i.e. no separate phone dial in).  It is recommended that attendees connect online and use headphones to listen in. If participants plan to ask questions, they will need a microphone for their computer or a headset with a built-in microphone.  Alternatively questions may be submitted online during the webinar.
  •  If you would like to submit questions or suggested sub-topics in advance, please email by Thursday 21st January 2016.
This live broadcast is open to members and non-member pharmacists. For members who cannot join in on the day, the recorded broadcast will be available in the members section of the website.  

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School in association with Perrigo present:

The Laurence Crowley Lecture Series – Thursday 5th November 2015 (6pm-8pm) Theme: ‘MAKING HIGHLY EFFECTIVE BIOTECHNOLOGY DRUGS AFFORDABLE' Guest Speakers:
  • Thomas Pogge, Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale University
  • Thomas Donaldson, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Event Details/Registration:

The PIER Autumn CPD meeting & AGM will take place on Saturday 7th November 2015 in Uniphar Head Office, Citywest, Dublin 24. Registration is from 9.30am. See details of the session below.

If you want to attend, please email or by Wednesday 4th November 2015.

MASTER CLASS-'Unleashing Your Inner Leader: Coaching Tools for Self – Leadership and Building Resilience'

Much emphasis has been placed recently on the importance of working to our strengths and developing strategies and techniques to assist us to truly reach our potential and live our best lives. Being true to ourselves, knowing what we have to offer and knowing what we stand for are the most powerful tools you can possess.  In order to find clarity, build your resilience and create an effective life roadmap you must align your values and beliefs about yourself. 

In this Master Class, Paula King will introduce participants to tools and techniques drawn from positive psychology, executive coaching and emotional intelligence.

At the end of this workshop we will have:

-       Been introduced to powerful coaching tools and techniques

-       Explored approaches drawn from studies on emotional intelligence

-       Have learnt to deal with difficult, ‘critical’ conversations more successfully and with better outcomes


Paula King is a psychologist and leadership coach.  She is registered with the British Psychological Society on the Register of Competence in Psychological Testing and a member of the Society for Coaching Psychology. Paula holds an MSc in Coaching and Organisational Development from Portsmouth University and is President of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council in Ireland (EMCC IE). 

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