SSPC News & Events

Congratulations to SSPC members on securing €5M for Cala Medical led project at the University of Limerick

Congratulations to SSPC members Dr Jakki Cooney and Dr Sarah Hudson, who secured significant funding in the €5 million Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund award led by Cala Medical. The project entitled Therapeutic enzymes as a treatment for sepsis and other immune disorder diseases is partnered with the University of Limerick.

Pharm Focus Asia features piece on spray drying and it's latest advances by Dr Mark Davis, UL

In recent years there has been a surge of publications featuring spray drying to prepare drug formulations with enhanced bioavailability. Up to 70% of current pipeline drugs are poorly soluble, so use of the technique should increase. An overview of spray drying featuring the latest advances is discussed.

UL to host 26 researchers through €3.8 million investment in advanced manufacturing and process engineering

SSPC are part of a €3.8M programme co-funded by Irish funding agencies Enterprise Ireland, IDA and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) through their respective, world-leading research and technology centres, all based in at the University of Limerick, with the Dairy Processing Technology Centre (DPTC), Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre (PMTC), both funded by Enterprise Ireland. The EU, through its prestigious Horizon2020 Marie Curie COFUND initiative, provides matching funding for the five-year programme.

SSPC Co Director Prof. Michael Zaworotko named in 2018 world list of Highly Cited Researchers

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Congratulations, Prof. Michael Zaworotko, SSPC Co-Director, Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering and Science Foundation of Ireland Research Professor has been named twice or work in the fields of chemistry and pharmacology/toxicology in the 2018 world list of Highly Cited Researchers.

Congratulations Innopharma, winners of the Manufacturing and Design Award at Irish Times Innovation of the Year Awards

Congratulations to our partner Innopharma, based in Sandyford in Dublin, who won the Manufacturing and Design Award for its work on modified-release drugs at the recent Irish Times Innovation of the Year Awards 2018.

Eva Philbin Public Lecture Series with SSPC Co-Principal Investigator Prof. Anita Maguire

In conjunction with SSPC Technical Meeting being held in the Joly Lecture Theatre, Hamilton Building at Trinity College Dublin, Prof. Anita Maguire will present the ICI Annual Award for Chemistry (Eva Philbin Public Lecture Series) called 'Using Hazardous Reagents Safely - Go with the flow!' at 10-11am.

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