Control performance of different roll compactors

22 December 2016 in Research Highlights 5298 hits

Written by Kitti Csordas, early stage researcher in the IPROCOM project

Does PLGA microparticle swelling control drug release?

26 January 2016 in Research Highlights 10717 hits

Background Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA)-based microparticles offer a great potential as parenteral controlled drug delivery systems [1]. Different types of drug…

Ensuring thermodynamic stability of amorphous solid dispersions by predicting drug-polymer solubility

25 November 2015 in Research Highlights 16309 hits

The potential of amorphous solid dispersions to improve the solubility, dissolution rate and bioavailability of poorly water soluble drugs is…

Downstream processing of a co-amorphous drug-amino acid formulation

18 November 2015 in Research Highlights 11767 hits

For the first time, an appropriate solid dosage form was developed for a co-amorphous drug-amino acid formulation, demonstrating the high…

Beyond Traditional Disintegration Testing

17 June 2015 in Research Highlights 18597 hits

We have developed a new technique to better understand what happens to the microstructure inside a tablet during rapid disintegration.

Improved Process Understanding of Tablet Film Coating

08 October 2014 in Research Highlights 26289 hits

Background Terahertz pulsed imaging (TPI) was first introduced in 2007 to non-destructively measure the coating thickness of pharmaceutical tablets. Ever…

Effect of Compression on Local and Segmental Mobility of PVPVA: Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy Study

11 September 2014 in Research Highlights 23135 hits

Background The mechanism of plastic deformation in amorphous polymers is still obscure due to lack of experimental techniques to probe…

Nanocrystals - from fast dissolution and improved solubility to controlled release applications

02 July 2014 in Research Highlights 22464 hits

Problems related to low oral bioavailability due to poor solubility of new drug candidates are an increasing challenge in pharmaceutical…

 

The PSSRC aims to initiate and foster collaborative research between its members in all areas of the pharmaceutical solid state field by

  • forming a network with equipment and expertise for processing of pharmaceuticals with all critical unit operations and related solid state analysis
  • providing a discussion forum to exchange ideas and facilitate novel innovations 
  • providing a network to exchange members of the cluster through student and staff research visits
  • facilitating collaborations of its members in joint academic research projects and projects with the industry