University of Basel - European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine (ECPM)

Frontiers in Drug Development Seminar

Practical Information

Commencing Date:
Basel Switzerland

Teaching Methodology:

Non European Fees:
680 CHF
Scholarship Possibilities:

Course Contact

Annette Mollet

+41 61 267 19 52


Office Link

University of Basel - European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine (ECPM)

University Accreditation: Yes

Centre of Excellence


ECPM offers one day seminars on new trends and developments in drug development science. These seminars provide the opportunity to integrate work and further education, to discuss with experts face-to-face and to build an international network. The seminars are part of our ECPM Diploma Course modules that take place in February, June and September of each year.


- Future trends in drug development including Future Information Technologies, Nano-Technologies, Computer Simulation and Modelling, Personalised Medicine, Genomics, Biologicals and Biosimilars, Advanced Therapeutics

- Regulatory Agency updates from FDA, EMA and Swissmedic.

- Ethical, Economic and Epidemiological Considerations and Concepts in Drug Development.

IMI Standards

  • A predefined set of teaching objectives, leading to defined learning outcomes
  • Assessment of the students' achievement in accordance with the agreed learning outcomes of the training offered
  • A system for collecting, assessing and addressing feedback from learners, teachers, technical / administrative staff and programme / course / module managers
  • Availability of appropriate and regularly reviewed reference material (e.g. published articles, links, book chapters, scripts, etc)
  • Defined and transparent admission criteria
  • Quality assurance of teaching staff
  • Regular review of the QA/QC process and demonstration that the training is further developed in light of this review
  • The facilities, infrastructure, leadership and competences available for the support of student learning
  • University accreditation OR a system for approving, monitoring and reviewing the training offered