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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  • 5th International Symposium on Advances in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry

    May 5-8, 2013   Moscow, Russia

    Co-organised by the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry and ChemBridge Corporation.


  • 4th International Symposium on Advances in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry

    August 21-25, 2011   St. Petersburg, Russia

    ASMC11 in St. Petersburg, organised by the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry and ChemBridge Corporation, has been be chaired by Prof. K.C. Nicolaou (Scripps Research Institute & University of California) and Dr Anthony Wood (Pfizer). It was the fourth meeting of the series of events which started with ASCMC04 Moscow followed by ASMC07 St. Petersburg and ASMC09 Kiev.


  • 3rd International Symposium on Advances in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry

    August 23-27, 2009   Kiev, Ukraine

    Symposium Chairs:
    Dr. S. A. BILLER (NOVARTIS, Cambridge, United States)
    Prof. E. M. CARREIRA (ETH ZURICH, Zürich, Switzerland)

    ASMC09 in Kiev has been organised by EFMC (European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry) and ChemBridge Corporation, in the series of events which started with ASCMC04 Moscow followed by ASMC07 St. Petersburg.

    The topics covered during this symposium included:

    • New Synthetic Methodologies, Total Synthesis of Natural Products and Heterocyclic Chemistry
    • Diversity- and Target-Oriented Synthesis and Chemical Biology
    • Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery & Development

    The program also included a poster session, commercial exhibition and a half-day Business Mini-Symposium “Small Molecule Libraries from Russia and Ukraine and Screening-Based Drug Discovery”.


  • 2nd International Symposium on Advances in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry

    August 27-31, 2007   St. Petersburg, Russia

    Symposium Chairs:
    Steven LEY (University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK)
    Magid ABOU-GHARBIA (Wyeth Research, Princeton, USA)

    ASMC 07 was supported by ACS and ACS-Division of Medicinal Chemistry

    The topics covered during this symposium included:
    • New Synthetic Methodologies, Total Synthesis of Natural Products and Heterocyclic Chemistry
    • Diversity- and Target-Oriented Synthesis and Chemical Biology
    • Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery & Development

    The program also include a commercial exhibition and a half-day Business Mini-Symposium “Discovery Chemistry Outsourcing Opportunities in Russia”.

    Organised by : ChemBridge Corporation (United States)

  • International Symposium on Advances in Synthetic, Combinatorial, and Medicinal Chemistry

    May 5 - 8, 2004   Moscow, Russia

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