The European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC) is an independent association representing medicinal chemistry societies in Europe. Its objective is to advance the science of medicinal chemistry by promoting cooperation and networking, by providing training and mentoring, by rewarding scientific excellence, and by facilitating communication and influencing stakeholders.

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The EFMC Yearbook 2018 is now available

The electronic version of the official EFMC Yearbook 2018, "Medicinal Chemistry in Europe" represents a valuable instrument in order to quickly find information related to the activities and composition of EFMC and its Member Societies, but also the "Directory of Companies": an alphabetical list of pharmaceutical companies, as well as manufacturers and suppliers of products and services for Medicinal Chemistry in Europe and worldwide.

Have a look at the EFMC Yearbook 2018, to find out more on EFMC's activities in 2018.

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EFMC Short Course 2018

April 22-25, 2018   Oegsgeest (near Leiden), The Netherlands

In 2018, EFMC will continue its tradition of organising Short Courses on Medicinal Chemistry, to favour cultural and scientific growth of the medicinal chemistry community and organised with affordable fees for participation.

The 2018 Course on “Peptide Therapeutics: Inspiring Beacon of Hope for the Pharmaceutical Future” is scheduled for April 22-25, 2018 and will be organised by Bart de Spiegeleer (Ghent University, BE)

This EFMC seminar will bring together enthusiastic, approachable experts on selected hot aspects in the discovery and development of peptide therapeutics. Real life examples and interactive discussions will give the participants a unique opportunity to learn in a short time how the challenges in peptide therapeutics can be handled and overcome.

Registrations are open

Detailed information can be found on the website www.efmcshortcourses.org


XXV EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ISMC 2018)

September 2-6, 2018   Ljubljana, Slovenia

The XXV EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ISMC 2018) will be organised by the Section for Medicinal Chemistry of the Slovenian Pharmaceutical Society (SFD), on behalf of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC).

Registrations & Abstract submissions are open

For more information please visit EFMC-ISMC 2018


5th EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium (EFMC-YMCS 2018)

September 6-7, 2018   Ljubljana, Slovenia

The EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium is an initiative of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC).

After a successful first edition organised in Lisbon in September 2014, three further meetings have been organised in Antwerp (2015), Manchester (2016) and Vienna (2017). The 5th edition will be organised in connection with the XXV EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ISMC 2018), and will take place in Ljubljana on September 6-7, 2018.

This symposium offers you the opportunity to meet inspiring leaders and build your network with other medicinal chemists. Come and share your scientific achievements and take part in the selection of the European Champion in Medicinal Chemistry!

Registrations & Abstract submissions are open

For more information please visit www.efmc-ymcs.org


EFMC Grants - Applications are now open

EFMC is funding grants for EFMC organised events with the aim to support the participation of young academic scientists. Upon application, a limited number of full registration fees for EFMC-ISMC, EFMC-ASMC, ACSMEDI-EFMC Medicinal Chemistry Frontiers and up to 50% of the registration fee for the EFMC Short Courses or the EFMC Accredited School will be covered by EFMC. To apply for an EFMC grant, please fill in the application form before the deadline and upload your CV, publication list, abstract, motivation letter and support letter from the supervisor.

Grant applications for the following events are open:

  • 14th EFMC Short Course on Medicinal Chemistry - Peptide Therapeutics: Inspiring Beacon of Hope for the Pharmaceutical Future
    (deadline for application is March 1, 2018) - Link to the Event
  • EFMC-IMSC 2018 - XXV EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry
    (deadline for application is March 28, 2018
    ) - Link to the Event
  • 5th EFMC Young Medicinal Chemist Symposium
    (only in combination with the EFMC-ISMC 2018)
    - Link to the Event

Please be informed that following new EFMC regulations, only the members of an EFMC National Adhering Organisation will be allowed to apply for the EFMC grants.


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