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SSPC researchers working in partnership with the international pharma and biopharma sector to solve key industrial challenges enabling novel and efficient methods of manufacturing safer, cheaper and more effective medicines for the future

SSPC has a proven track record in delivering excellent research that is critically informed by the needs of the pharmaceutical sector. SSPC can support your research and development activities with particular emphasis on:

    Become an Industry Member

    • Access to a €12M research programme with world leading academic experts
    • Initiate a research project aligned with your research priorities
    • Access a talent pipeline comprising over 100 PhD graduates and post-doctorate researchers
    • Co-supervise, inform and host PhD students in an area relevant to your organisation
    • Upskill your workforce through our industry based PhD and Master’s programme
    • Benefit from high caliber training sessions
    • Be part of an international community of practice for pharmaceutical research, innovation and training

    Develop a Research Project

    Industry can engage directly with the Centre to initiate targeted research projects. SSPC offers companies the following two methods of project engagement:

    1. 100% Industry Funded Projects provide organisations with the opportunity to initiate strategically important and commercially impactful research projects. In this case the company retains all the Intellectual Property (IP).
    2. SSPC Co-Funded Projects provide organisations with the opportunity to receive 50% project funding by the Centre. In this case the IP resides with the academic institute and can be licensed back to the company.

    Email our Industry Relations Manager Aisling Arthur or Business Development Manager John Brennan for more information.

    Industry Resources


    (Bio)Pharma Ireland White Paper

    The Case for a Strong EU (Bio) Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

    SSPC joint publication with JnJ

    An evaluation of the Johanson model for roller compaction process development for a high dose API