Granulation course


24th - 25th June 2013

Prior to the conference there was a 2-day Granulation Course, led by experts from the pharmaceutical, food, and detergent industries, designed for those working in industrial granulation or PhD students.

The course comprised a 'hands-on' granulation experience as well as a variety of lectures in order to explain contemporary challenges facing the granulation community.

Course content

1. Introduction to Granulation James Cartwright, GSK
2. Wet High Shear Granulation Regime Map  Dr Ian Gabbott, AstraZenenca
3. Batch granulation: Process and Formulation Variables Prof. Agba Salman, University of Sheffield
4. Continuous Processing in the Pharmaceutical Industry     James Cartwright, GSK
5. Powder Characterisation     Dr Gerhard Niederreiter, Nestle Research
6. Mathematical Modeling of Granulation Processes  Prof. Jim Litster, Purdue University
7. Troubleshooting in Granulation Processes     Nigel Somerville Roberts, P&G
Practical sessions  
1. Continuous granulation James Cartwright, GSK
2. Roller compaction 

Dr Bindhu Gururajan, AstraZeneca

Manfred Felder, Alexanderwerk

3. Extrusion: Spheronisation Dr Csaba Sinka, University of Leicester
4. Batch Granulation 

Dr Bob Sochon, GSK

James Osborne, Nestle Research

5. Tabletting  Dr Vikram Chouk, Addivant Global Technology
6. Finished product characterisation Dr YuenSin Cheong, P&G

International Granulation Workshops

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