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Uptake Strategies Pharma and Biotech Academy 2020

Uptake Strategies are delighted to announce the launch of this year’s 4-day Pharma and Biotech Academy in September 2020. Open to recent graduates, undergraduates and postgraduate students interested in a career in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry.

The 4-day programme will cover a plethora of topics ranging from therapy areas and industry trends for innovation, pharmaceutical strategy, planning and use of multichannel marketing to key company roles and processes. Participants will be joined by key industry speakers from global pharmaceutical companies and the academy will be held virtually.


Day 1: Industry overview, R&D process, largest companies, therapy areas and industry trends for innovation.

Day 2: Key pharma / biotech customers, registration and funding, key company roles and processes + guest speaker.

Day 3: Pharmaceutical strategy, planning and use of multichannel marketing.

Day 4: Pharma case (MBA) and assessment exercises + guest speaker: Graduate recruiter from a global pharma company. Debrief, certificate and drinks.


Who is this Pharma and Biotech Academy for?

This four-day course is for graduates studying for a postgraduate qualification or undergraduates interested in a career in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry.

How much will it cost?

The cost of this course is £1500, however, 20 scholarships have been provided; successful applicants will need to cover their own travel costs but lunch will be provided.

Who will run the course?

The four-day course curriculum will be delivered by senior team members at Uptake Strategies, along with guest speakers from the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.

When will it be held?

8 – 11 September 2020. From 10.00am to 3.00pm.

Where will it be held?

Virtually with Zoom links provided

What will you get at the end of the 4 day course?

Successful participants will be introduced to leading UK pharma company graduate programmes and will receive a certificate of completion. You will also have access to the feedback, outputs and assessment from the workshop for future career planning support.

How do you apply?

To apply please submit a 350-word description of why you are interested in learning about a career in the pharma / biotech industry and give an overview of any relevant experience and skills you have already obtained. Please email your application to: by 28 May 2020.


About Uptake Strategies

Uptake Strategies offers award-winning, industry leading consultancy to global healthcare companies across planning, capability and launch.

Uptake Strategies is a multi award-winning healthcare marketing and commercial excellence consultancy.

We specialise in planning, capability and launch, helping global healthcare companies improve their commercial performance.

We deliver practical, innovative, industry-leading consultancy support, inspiring our clients with confidence and improving their brands’ competitive advantage.