This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 956146.

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11 positions for Early Stage Researchers now open for applications

The AGePOP European Training Network will provide 11 Early Stage Researchers with multidisciplinary instruction to train them as the future experts in drug development for geriatric patients and older people. They will be conducting much needed research on the drug absorption, physiological alterations and characteristics of the gastrointestinal tract specifically in the advanced age population.

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AGePOP: how young researchers will revolutionise drug formulation for our ageing population

EU-funded project AGePOP receives 2.8 million euro to train young researchers to provide safe and effective oral drugs for geriatric patients and older people. 13 organisations from 5 European countries, with leading experts in oral drug absorption and development, clinical research and practice, mentoring and training collaborate to revolutionise drug formulation, to benefit society as a whole.

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Official start of AGePOP project

AGePOP Kick-off meeting


We aim to develop a sound knowledge of the physiological alterations associated with ageing, which is crucial to drug product performance in older people and geriatric patients.

Open Positions

Apply as ESR for AGePOP

We have 11 open positions for Early Stage Researchers! Apply now until 31 January 2021.


The Early Stage Researchers will be trained by multi-disciplinary, European partners. The 6 Beneficiaries and 8 Partner Organisations bring together expertise from academia, industry and clinics for this multidisciplinary training and research programme.