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.
On 28 February 2017 (bio)Pharma Ireland, a national working group led by SSPC and comprising representation from PMTC, NIBRT, SFI, EI, IDA and BPCI, organized a high-level seminar entitled The Future of (Bio)Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in Brussels. This international seminar, brought together over 80 participants from over 10 countries representing industry, academia, the EU commission and parliament, and other interested stakeholders to explore the future of advanced drug manufacturing in Europe. The purpose of the seminar was to communicate the importance of fostering an innovative environment in Europe to sustain the biopharmaceutical manufacturing sector into the future.
Is there an art to making the perfect cup of coffee? Or is it just science? This event investigates the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) of the perfect cup of coffee.
Come join in Canteen, 30 Mallow Street, Limerick @ 6.30pm on Monday, March 13th, to learn all about the perfect cup of coffee. The event will consist of three brief 10 minute talks from our two scientists, Kevin and Chris followed by the art in a perfect cup from Canteen’s resident barista Dalton.
The Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC) funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and based in the Bernal Institute at the University of Limerick (UL) has launched their Medicines In My Life initiative. The purpose of the initiative, which includes a website and resources for teachers and pupils, is to support the SSPC’s innovative educational programme for post-primary teachers and pupils, entitled ‘Innovation in Medicines’, a module designed to introduce students to the world of medicine.