Making Pharmaceuticals Exhibition & Conference

From Research to Finished Product

Making Pharmaceuticals 2020 will bring together 200 exhibiting companies and the key decision makers and innovators from across the Pharmaceuticals sector. Meet, network and do business with hundreds of professionals looking to find solutions, obtain answers, and buy products and services needed to fulfil their pharmaceutical development and manufacturing requirements.

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Areas of Visitor Interest

  • Contract Formulation, Manufacture & Filling
  • Manufacturing & Processing
  • Packaging – Primary & Secondary
  • Contract Manufacture
  • Labelling
  • CBD and Cannabinoids
  • Water Purification & Water Treatment Systems
  • Waste Management
  • GMP & Environmental Hygiene
  • Laboratory & Analytical Equipment
  • Test Equipment, Analysis & Testing Services
  • Regulatory Environment
  • Market Research & Marketing
  • Data Management



The Making Pharmaceuticals conference programme is free to attend, with 5 parallel conference streams, giving visitors a huge choice of topics.  Most sessions run in parallel so you can move between the 5 different conference rooms, creating your own tailored conference programme to suit your interests and professional information requirements.

The process of building the conference programme is underway, in the meantime, this is a snapshot of some of the presentations that will be featured in the conference this year:

SAVE THE DATE… for the greatest excipient event: The ExciPerience!


Institute of Clinical Research

  • Influencing Without Authority
  • Critical Thinking – Perceptions and Reality
  • E8 – Revised ICH GCP Guidelines and Updates
  • Patient Centricity
  • Diversity in Clinical Trials

The Packaging Collective

  • Smart and Intelligent Packaging; Delivering Pharma Adherence and E-Pils for an Improved User Experience
  • The Real Cost of Packaging
  • Trust in Your Label: Where the Digital World Meets the Physical Supply Chain#


  • Pharma Companies’ Increasing Use of Excipient GMP Certification Audit Reports
  • How To Approve an Excipient Supplier for Parenteral Applications

Pharmaceutical Quality Group

  • Specials: The Particular Requirements For Control of Unlicensed Medicines
  • GMP for Small Scale Manufacturing: Applying the Requirements to Hospital Units
  • GDP requirements and the new ECA / PQG GDP guide for APIs
  • Auditor Certification – the Benefits of Certification for Pharmaceutical Auditors

IPEC Europe

  • IPEC Co-Processed Excipient Guide for Pharmaceutical Excipients
  • The Role of Excipients in Paediatric Formulations
  • Excipients for Parenteral Formulations

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Demontfort University

  • Increasing Product and Process Understanding to Deliver Quality

Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Manufacturing Classification System: Putting Numbers to Tablet Development
  • Electrically Driven Emergring Technologies for the Manufacture of Pharmaceutical Dosages

GDP by Seer Pharma

  • Outsourcing of Storage
  • Temperature Excursions in Storage and Transport
  • The Obligations of the WDA Licence Holder
  • The Quality Management System
  • A Comparison Between a GDP Self-inspection And An ISO 9001 Audit (or Some Similar Take on Why Self-inspections Can Be Inadequate)
  • The Cost of Quality (CoQ), or Rather The Cost of Poor Quality
  • Organisational Culture, The Hidden Driver of Compliance


  • Developing and Sustaining Excellent Packaging Labelling and Artwork Capabilities
  • Pharmaceutical Packaging in the Digital Age
  • Serialisation in 2020 – Delivery and Challenges
  • Making Pharmaceutical Packaging that is Easy for Elderly People to Open


  • Serialisation Part 3
  • Climate Change Challenges
  • Process Architecture
  • Pharma Hot Topic


  • Workforce Of The Future – ISPE Strategy
  • Pharma 4.0
  • Young Professionals, Managing Millennials

Exhibitor Presentations

  • Digitising Line Clearance, Crest Solutions Ltd
  • Current Trends in Microbial Monitoring of Aseptic Manufacturing Areas, PMT (GB) Ltd
  • Risk Mitigation in Sanitary Steam Systems | Using Engineering Best Practice To Optimise Your Sanitary Steam System, Spirax Sarco UK
  • Sustainability in Pharmaceuticals – Learning From Other Industries, BASF PLC
  • Top 10 Hot Topics when Preparing for a GMP Inspection of your Biotech Facility, NSF Health Sciences
  • Aseptic Sample Valves, Vessel Accessories and Sanitary Rupture Discs, ROKO 316 LTD
  • From Batch to Continuous – New Opportunities for Supercritical CO2 Technology in (Bio)pharmaceutical Manufacturing, SSPC, Bernal Institute, University of Limerick
  • Problem Solving Tools, Inspired Pharma Training Ltd
  • Managing the ‘Human’ Factor, Teknomek
  • Using Multi-functional Excipients to Simplify Formulations and Enhance Stability of Solid Oral Dosage Forms, Colorcon Ltd
  • Product Owners:  Fulfilling your Outsourcing Responsibilities, JW Quality Consulting Ltd
  • Tablet Disintegrants – Understanding Mechanisms and Selection Criteria, JRS PHARMA
  • The Flexible Scope of LIMS in Today’s Pharmaceutical Operation, Autoscribe Informatics
  • Could Rapamycin Help Humans Live Longer? From Extending Lifespan to Bolstering the Immune System, the Drug’s Effects are Only Just Beginning to be Understood, Ubichem
  • Pediatric and Geriatric Formulations: Common Challenge, Chemlink Specialities

The exhibition and conference at Making Pharmaceuticals are free to attend, secure your free place today


The Pharmaceutical Excellence Awards

Celebrating excellence in Pharmaceuticals, the 2020 awards ceremony will be held at a black tie dinner on the evening of Tuesday, 28 April. Entries are now open and you can find out more about the awards, last years winners.

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