Information About

Professional and Industrial Organizations

Networking is something you cannot do away with. It is vital in keeping up with the future of your career and the development of any business. Numerous organizations at the local, regional, national and international levels are available for networking. A comprehensive list of resources for different fields have been provided.


AUSTRALIA: AVCARE : is the National Association for Crop Production and Animal Health.

BELGIUM: AESG : Association of the European Self-Medication Industry

BELGIUM: EFPIA : The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPA) represents the research-based pharmaceutical industry operating in Europe.


BRUSSELS: FVE : The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) is an umbrella organisation of veterinary organisations from 35 European countries.

JAPAN: JPMA : The Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (JPMA)is a voluntary organization of research-based pharmaceutical manufacturers that contribute to society by developing new pharmaceuticals.

SWITZERLAND: IFPMA : The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations is a non-profit organization representing pharma companies from the developing and more developed countries

UK: ESPICOM : World Pharmaceutical markets: Provides a complete review of key pharmaceutical markets around the globe, from economic/demographic data through to health service, funding, regulation and domestic production.

UK: TOPRA : The Organization For Professionals in Regulatory Affairs (TOPRA) is the global organisation for Regulatory Affairs professionals and for those who have an interest in Regulatory Affairs in the healthcare sector.


USA: ACRP : The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) is the primary resource for clinical research professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, as well as those in hospital, academic medical centers, and physician office settings.


USA: DIA : Drug Information Association (DIA) serves and develops its members by providing a neutral, global forum that promotes the exchange of information critical to their professional performance and achievement.

USA: Iowa Biotech : based in the State of Iowa, provides access to regulatory resources within Iowa, as well as nationwide.


USA: PDA : PDA is a non-profit international association of more than 10,500 scientists involved in the development, manufacture, quality control and regulation of pharmaceuticals/biopharmaceuticals and related products.

USA: RAPS : The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the foremost worldwide member organization creating and upholding standards of ethics, credentialing and education for the regulatory affairs (RA) profession within the health product sector.

USA: SoCRA : The Society of Clinical Research Associates, Inc., is a non-profit, professional organization dedicated to the continuing education and development of clinical research professionals.