(a) To further promote the use of chemical engineering methods and tools in pharmaceutical process development and operation, as well as in pharmaceutical product design
(b) To offer a suitable forum for dissemination of research results and for exchange of ideas
(c) To coordinate research activities at the European level by identifying areas and problems that are important for development of novel and improved pharmaceutical production processes
(d) To promote cross-disciplinary exchange of knowledge and ideas
(e) To actively seek collaboration with other EFCE working parties to practically realize the activities which are required to reach some of the above-mentioned objectives in practice.
(f) To make recent developments in the area available through an electronic newsletter that will be published every six months.