SSPC News & Events

Laurie Ryan inaugural winner of WGPA Young Leader Award for 2018


Laurie Ryan was named the inaugural winner of the WGPA (Women's Gaelic Players Association) Young Leader Award for 2018. This award is given as a reflection of the pursuit of excellence in a dual career (playing commitment and professional development), leadership off the field, and contribution made to the work of the WGPA. Laurie was presented at the launch of the WGPA annual scholarship programme, where she also received a scholarship from the WGPA and ICON plc, who support learning in the life sciences sector. This adds to the Gold level, UL GAA - Bank of Ireland High performance scholarship Laurie received earlier this year.

Vinnova, Sweden's innovation agency visit SSPC and PMTC


Vinnova, Sweden's innovation agency visited SSPC and The Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre (PMTC) headquarters in the Bernal Institute, University of Limerick. Vinnova, Sweden's government agency for innovation, strive to contribute to sustainable growth by improving the conditions for innovation. We do this mainly by funding innovation projects and the research needed to develop new solutions. We also invest long term in strong research and innovation environments.

Guest lecture with Theresa Heffernan, MSD, on data integrity

Therese Heffernan and Denise Croker_SSPC

Theresa Heffernan, Date Integrity Site Lead, MSD Brinny, paid a visit to the Bernal Institute at the University of Limerick on Wednesday, April 11 as guest lecturer on “Introduction to Data Integrity”. Data integrity non-compliance is hot topic at the moment as new data protection regulations (GDPR) directive will come into effect on May 25, 2018.

Check out SSPC's latest papers


Comparison of wet milling and dry milling routes for ibuprofen pharmaceutical crystals and their impact on pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical properties.

Application of New Technology to a Mature Piroxicam Crystallization Process To Gain Process Understanding and Control, via Industrial–Academic Collaboration.


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