Granulation Course

Following the Symposium and Workshop was a two-day Granulation Course in Sheffield on 21st - 22nd July 2011.


Led by experts from the food, detergent and pharmaceutical industries, this course was designed for those who work in industrial granulation, or PhD students.

The course gave attendees hands-on granulation experience and knowledge from renowned experts in the field.

Course content

Wet high shear granulation regime map Dr Gavin Reynolds, AstraZeneca
Batch granulation: process and formulation variables Prof. Agba Salman, University of Sheffield 
Continuous granulation James Cartwright, GSK
Product characterisation Nigel Somerville-Roberts, P&G
Raw material characterisation Dr Gerhard Niederreter, Nestlé
Practical sessions  
Fluid bed agglomeration

Dr Laurent Forny, Nestlé

Xavier Mesnier, University of Sheffield

Roller compaction and extrusion

Dr Bindhu Gururajan, AstraZeneca

James Osborne, University of Sheffield

Extrusion: spheronisation Dr Csaba Sinka, Leicester University
Process scale up Dr Robert Sochon, GSK

Dr Vikram Chouk & Miss Ei Leen Chan 

University of Sheffield

Finished product characterisation

Dr Hong Sing Tan, P&G

Dr Ranjit Dhenge, University of Sheffield

International Granulation Workshops

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