SSPC News & Events

Minister Halligan announces new UK-Ireland partnership to encourage collaborative research

• Science Foundation Ireland enters new partnership agreement with UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
• Agreement will support joint research and technology development projects in the areas of engineering, ICT, mathematical sciences, physics, chemistry and materials science

SSPC makes shortlist for Best Education Outreach Award 2017

SSPC actively fosters a culture of inclusivity and equity of sharing across all domains, including Education and Public Engagement (EPE). This whole-centre approach facilitates on-going and effective participation of researchers in the SSPC EPE Programmes. Driving this ethos are the SSPC Director, PIs, FIs, Education Training and Outreach (ETO) Officer and management team, instilling an expectation in all members of the SSPC community to contribute to the various facets of the centre.

SSPC partners to share insights on continuous manufacturing and flow chemistry from CM2017

Mark Barrett, APC and Joe Hannon, Scale-up Systems will share insights on continuous manufacturing / flow chemistry from CM2017, - the 2 day workshop held in Ireland in February. The workshop was organised and supported by Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre in association with AIChE, IDA, IChemE, IEI, ISPE, PMTC and SFI.

Multiple shortlistings for The Irish Laboratory Awards 2017

The Bernal Process Engineering Laboratory, uniquely hosts three international leading research centres based in the University of Limerick, the Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC), The Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre (PMTC) and The Dairy Processing Technology Centre (DPTC). The Bernal Process Engineering Laboratory is the largest process engineering research group in Ireland.

Taoiseach announces transatlantic collaboration to provide entrepreneurship training for SFI researchers

SSPC Scientific Director, Prof. Kieran Hodnett recently attended an event during the St Patrick's Day celebrations in Washington, where An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, announced a new Science Foundation Ireland cross-Atlantic collaboration with the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) programme, that will see 20 Irish-based researchers benefit from entrepreneurial training in America.


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