The Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences
'Promoting the Pharmaceutical Sciences'
Member Login        


  Chairman's Blog...      Chairman's Blog...      PharmSci 2011 - Registration NOW OPEN!...      Materials by Design: From Molecule to Product...      Biopharmaceutics & Early Drug Development - Current Best Practice and Emerging Science...      Final Registrations for Industrial Insights...      Chairman's Blog...      Advertise Vacancies for FREE...      PharmSci 2011 - Sponsorship and exhibition opportunties...      Chairman's Blog...     
Home My Account About Us Join Us Events Focus Groups The Board Awards Sponsorship Useful Links
Focus Groups
Film Coating
[Group Library] (members only)

Aims & Objectives

The Film Coating Focus Group (FCFG) aims to :

Promote the understanding and progression of film coating related technologies in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences under the auspices of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The FCFG aims to achieve progression through the development of discussion and co-operation between bodies involved in film coating, such as Academia, Pharmaceutical companies, Regulators and Suppliers.

Areas of Interest

Material Characteristics
Process Technologies
Analytical Techniques
Regulatory Environments
Novel Technologies
Current Research
Best Practices (including Scale Up, Production, Technology Transfer)


The FCFG intends to promote discussion and co-operation through the use of the following :

Academy Website
Academy Newsletter

The seminars are intended to be an interactive forum operating over key areas of film coating. Opportunities will also be given to discuss the latest developments in film coating. A Steering Group has been identified to facilitate and co-ordinate the running of the wider group.


Copyright 2008-2011 The Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences
840 Melton Road, Thurmaston, Leicester, LE4 8BN, Tel: 0116 269 2299, Fax: 0116 264 0141, Email: [email protected]