On 23-26 February 2021, the STARS project organised an online training course titled 'The Winding Road from a Brilliant Idea to Drug Approval: An Online Course in Regulatory Science for Academic Researchers'. In its function as editor of the STARS  website, DLR Pojektträger (DLR-PT) agreed to upload the presentations held during this event to this website thus making them available for download in pdf format subject to the express consent of the speakers concerned. DLR, as the uploading entity, has not monitored the contents of these presentations in any way. In case of incorrect contents, copyright infringements or other violations of the law, please contact Dr Wolfgang Ballensiefen (DLR Projektträger, department 'Health', e-mail: wolfgang.ballensiefen@dlr.de). Any offending material will be removed immediately.