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Advanced Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals

AMP seeks to organize people, resources and partners in the context of advanced manufacturing of pharmaceuticals. The alliance leverages the collective strength and individual expertise of each for the purpose of crafting innovative business models to attract large-scale funding with the capacity to facilitate advanced research and foster workforce development for the benefit of the state and nation.

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The time is right to utilize Purdue’s expertise and reputation and leverage the magnitude of Indiana’s manufacturing industry to capitalize on the current industrial and government landscape that supports large-scale projects.

  • Purdue benefits from exceptional reputation in chemistry, engineering, science and pharmaceutical R&D and training. ​
  • Indiana is home to a significant portion of pharmaceutical manufacturing in the U.S.​
  • Purdue faculty have unparalleled expertise that can be organized better to capitalize on current trends to strengthen supply chains and reshore pharma manufacturing.​
  • The current industrial and government landscape are favorable to large scale projects. ​
  • New funding sources require extensive planning and organization of teams and resources beyond a typical proposal. ​
  • Innovative business models can be utilized to accomplish ambitious goals that benefit Purdue, Indiana, and the U.S.


Meet the Team


Dr. Alina Alexeenko

Dr. Alina Alexeenko
Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics & Chemical Engineering, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, Co-Director of LyoHUB

Dr. Eric Munson

Dr. Eric Munson
Dane O. Kildsig Chair in Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, Department Head

Garth Simpson

Dr. Garth Simpson
Professor of Chemistry, Associate Dean for Research and Partnerships, College of Science



Past Events

The 18th Annual Garnet E. Peck Symposium

Event date: March 30-31, 2023

Location: Stewart Center & Purdue Memorial Union, Purdue University

This 1½ day Peck Symposium showcased advances in pharmaceutical manufacturing, with sessions focusing on biologics and small molecules. Presentations included the latest developments on excipients and continuous manufacturing, novel processing technologies, as well as a poster session and 3-minute student thesis competition. A half-day workshop on pharmaceutical 3D printing was offered on day two. Learn more about the Peck Symposium (PDF).


Indiana Life Sciences Manufacturing 2023 Summit

Event date: March 9, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST, Reception to follow

Location: Hybrid and in person

Purdue University, through the William D. Young Institute for Advanced Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals, announced the Indiana Life Sciences Manufacturing 2023 Summit in collaboration with Indiana Biosciences Research Institute and BioCrossroads, hybrid and in person at 16TECH Innovation District, 1220 Waterway Blvd Indianapolis, IN 46202.

Indiana Industry Needs (Word)

The Indiana Life Sciences Manufacturing Summit convened industry, academia, state and local governments, and other relevant organizations to promote life sciences manufacturing, research, education, and business development throughout Indiana. We discussed trends, challenges, and opportunities, how to forge global solutions with regional resources, and what workforce development is needed to keep up with onshoring and emerging technologies. Special attention will be given to investments and the workforce development, as a critical part of the Indiana long-term strategy to increase Indiana life-sciences competitiveness.

Additional information:


The William D. Young Institute for Advanced Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals (AMP) hosted a special event on Thursday, December 1st from 4-6pm in the Convergence Center, 101 Foundry Drive in West Lafayette. We shared the latest updates of the Young Institute along with a poster session and cocktail reception. Learn more about the event (PDF).


Butler Center is co-sponsoring the following interview organized by The Women's Global Health Institute (WGHI)

Interview with Dr. Margaret Hamburg, the 21st Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and former Foreign Secretary of the National Academy of Medicine, at 6:30 pm EDT on Wednesday April 13. This virtual event is open to the public and free.


The Purdue Advanced Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals Alliance announces the Indiana Life Sciences Manufacturing 2022 Summit. It's in collaboration with Indiana Biosciences Research Institute.

To learn more about the summit, go to the Indiana Life Sciences Manufacturing 2022 Summit webpage.

Purdue Advanced Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals Expo on November 23, 2021

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