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United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

The mandate of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development in developing countries and economies in transition. In recent years, UNIDO has assumed an enhanced role in the global development agenda by focusing its activities on poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability. The Organization draws on four mutually reinforcing categories of services: technical cooperation, analytical and policy advisory services, standard setting and compliance, and a convening function for knowledge transfer and networking.

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Dublin Institute of Technology

The Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) is one of Ireland’s largest and most innovative university-level institutions. A comprehensive, dual-sector doctoral-awarding institution, DIT combines the academic excellence of a traditional university with professional, career-oriented learning, preparing graduates for productive leadership roles. DIT has a distinctive approach to teaching and learning and graduates are prepared for global citizenship, capable of adapting to a changing international environment. DIT undertakes research that is nationally relevant, internationally competitive and strategically important. It is strongly focused on problem-solving, and on social and technological development and innovation that advances human knowledge and makes a real impact on people’s life experience. Close engagement locally and globally with society and the economy, and collaborative links with a range of world-class companies and academic institutions internationally are essential components in everything DIT does.

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Center for Pharmaceutical Information and Engineering Research (CPIER)

CPIER is an academic research, teaching and dialog platform dedicated to promoting international standard and good practice of pharmaceutical quality. CPIER, in collaboration with the US FDA, operates the master’s degree program in international pharmaceutical engineering management of Peking University to train mid-level managers from the industry and government. CPIER provides policy support research on pharmaceutical quality regulation, pricing, and international cooperation for government, and decision support research on management for quality for the pharmaceutical industry.

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International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE)

ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, is the world's largest not-for-profit association serving its Members by leading scientific, technical and regulatory advancement throughout the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle. ISPE is committed to the advancement of the educational and technical efficiency of its members through forums for the exchange of ideas and practical experience. ISPE's core purpose is Knowledge Management - seeking, defining and sharing best practices in manufacturing, quality and compliance throughout the product lifecycle to the benefit of members and all stakeholders.

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Operational Excellence Society

The Operational Excellence Society is a “grass-roots” organization committed to those Change Agents dedicated to the continuous and deliberate improvement of company performance AND the circumstances of those who work there – to pursue “Operational Excellence by Design” and not by coincidence. We are dedicated to people interested in Sustainable and Deliberate Improvement and to enhance overall Quality and Value throughout the Value-Chain. We also work through Partners to provide coaching and training for companies and individuals in the practices of Operational Excellence.

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