MoU between EPSA and EUFEPS
by Sandra Häberle
Press Release on the establishment of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences (EUFEPS) and European Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (EPSA)
The European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences (EUFEPS) and the European Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (EPSA) wish to encourage the involvement of pharmaceutical students in the activities focused on pharmaceutical sciences and research activities. For this purpose, EPSA liaised with the European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences to seek their support through European member organisations and networks to pursue these objectives.
EPSA and EUFEPS are committed to establishing this Memorandum of Understanding with the aim of promoting and introducing more scientific opportunities for pharmaceutical students across Europe. The areas of collaboration shall focus on the participation of EPSA and EUFEPS in common conferences and events, EUFEPS involvement in EPSA science portfolio projects, and creation of activities involving the participation of PhD Students. Further, the Memorandum of Understanding is an acknowledgement of EUFEPS’ and EPSA’ intention to cooperate over mutually beneficial activities further, where possible.
The European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences (EUFEPS, https://www.eufeps.org), is a non-profit organisation representing more than 15,000 professionals in pharmaceutical sciences as well as pharmacy students at graduate and postgraduate level. EUFEPS is unique, as it is the only pan-European body that represents the interests of scientists in industry, academia, government and other institutions engaged in drug research, development, regulation and drug policy-making through Europe. EUFEPS is 'The Voice' of pharmaceutical scientists across Europe and it serves its membership in achieving scientific goals, and in resolving any issue related to pharmaceutical sciences as well as in the promotion of pharmaceutical sciences in Europe and beyond.
The European Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (EPSA) is a European non-profit, Non-Governmental Organisation representing over 100,000 pharmaceutical students in 36 European countries. The aim of EPSA is to foster the interests and opinions of young members of the European pharmaceutical community and to encourage contact and cooperation between them. The vision of the association is to represent, reach out to and engage every single pharmaceutical student in Europe to collaborate on the development of the future of pharmacy and healthcare together.