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PLG UK Membership

Membership of the Pharmaceutical Licensing Group (PLG) is open to individuals based in the UK (affiliate non-UK based members are welcome) who is actively involved in business development, licensing, the transfer of intellectual property or technology, or the wider deal-making process within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or healthcare industry. All membership applications are reviewed by the Board once a new membership application is received.

Membership Benefits

  • Access to UK Membership Database, including full contact information (email and direct phone numbers)
  • Access to Benelux and German PLG Membership Databases (access to all European groups coming soon)
  • Subscription to PLG Business Development & Licensing Journal, a peer-reviewed journal issued twice yearly that focuses on current key issues impacting the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries
  • Discounted rates to attend PLG networking meetings, including the Annual Awards Dinner and Spring and Autumn meetings
  • Complimentary attendance at Christmas workshops and drinks reception
  • Discounted rates to attend tailored PLG run training courses (more information)

Membership Options

Individual Membership

Open to individuals based in the UK actively involved in business development, licensing, the transfer of intellectual property or technology, or the wider deal-making process;
and
an employee of a university, non-profit organisation (please see below for reduced membership rate), pharmaceutical or biotechnology company or small or medium size enterprise whose business comprises the discovery, development or commercialisation of molecules or technologies with a pharmaceutical, biotechnology or healthcare application and which may ultimately be partnered
or
a professional services firm whose business comprises the provision of legal or intellectual property advice to organisations within the pharmaceuticals, biotechnology or healthcare industry.

Fee – £195 per year (membership year runs from 1st July – 30th June)

Academic/Not-for-Profit Membership

This option is open to those employed by academic institutions and not-for-profit organisations that meet the individual membership criteria as above.

Fee – £100 per year

Corporate Membership

Corporate membership allows a company to register an unlimited number of members, although all members must meet the individual membership criteria (as above) and complete an application form.

Fee – £700 per year

Academic/Not-for-Profit Corporate Membership

Corporate membership allows an academic institution or not-for-profit company to register an unlimited number of members, although all members must meet the individual membership criteria (as above) and complete an application form.

Fee – £350 per year

NEW – Micro Company Membership

Micro company membership has been introduced for companies with fewer than 10 employees whose main activity is non-fee earning healthcare R&D, other than consulting. The membership is an individual membership.

Fee – £100 per year

Membership Options

PLG UK Annual Membership

Renew your PLG UK membership

PLG UK Academic / Not-for-Profit Annual Membership

Reduced membership rate available for those representing academic or not-for-profit institutions

PLG UK Corporate Membership

This allows a company to register an unlimited number of members

PLG UK Academic / Not-for-Profit Corporate Membership

This allows an academic institution or not-for-profit company to register an unlimited number of members

NEW Micro Company Membership

Reduced membership rate available for those representing micro companies

Please note members must be logged-in with their username and password in order to make membership payments by credit card