ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, is the world's largest not-for-profit association dedicated to educating and advancing pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals and their industry. Founded in 1980, today ISPE serves 20,000 members in 90 countries. ISPE D/A/CH, the local ISPE Affiliate for the German speaking members in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, started local activities in 1992 and has today more than 1,000 members.