Industry–Academia Partnership: The Synthesis and Solid-State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC) as a Collaborative Approach from Molecule to Medicine. A marriage made in Ireland! The Synthesis and Solid-State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC) transcends company and academic boundaries and is one of the largest research collaborations of its type globally. Trust, a culture of inclusivity and commitment to mutual benefit are just some of the factors that have led to the success of the SSPC. Fostering these ideals within its industry–academia, and inter-company collaborations remains crucial to further development.
We are delighted to announce that the 49th Annual BACG (The British Association for Crystal Growth) Conference will held on June 20-22nd, 2018 in Limerick, with a student conference on June 19th, 2018. Since 1969 the BACG has encouraged national and international scientific and technological communication and discussion of the theory and practice of crystal growth, crystallisation and the appraisal of crystals.
The Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Research Centre (SSPC), a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre and the University of Limerick (UL) have officially launched their Specialist Diploma in Regulatory Affairs in (Bio) Pharmaceuticals today. This specialist diploma is available to graduates with a background in quality, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and biopharmaceutical or chemical sectors.
Science Foundation Ireland held their annual Science Summit in Dublin's Croke Park, on Monday, November 13, 2017. The event, which takes place as part of National Science Week, was launched by Dr Orla Quinn, Secretary General of the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation. As part of the events, key leaders in the Irish research community were recognised in the Science Summit Awards, on the day, SSPC were awarded the SFI Industry Partnership Award with The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training, NIBRT and our newly appointed Director Prof. Michael Zaworotko, University of Limerick, was named as Science Foundation Ireland Researcher of the Year.