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Uptake Strategies Pharma and Biotech Academy 2022

Uptake Strategies are delighted to announce the launch of this year’s 4-day Pharma and Biotech Academy in September 2022. Open to recent graduates, undergraduates and postgraduate students interested in a career in the pharma 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 + guest speaker.

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

Day 3: Pharmaceutical strategy, planning and use of omnichannel marketing + guest speaker.

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 4-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 £1000, however, 100 scholarships have been provided.

Who will run the course?

The 4-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?

6 – 9 September 2022, from 10.00am to 3.00pm BST.

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:


About Uptake Strategies

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

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

We specialise in 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.