Granulation Course

29-30 June 2015 (Mon-Tues)

Venue: Sir Robert Hadfield Building, Chemical & Biological Engineering Department, Portobello Street, Sheffield, UK (map).

Prior to the conference there will be a 2-day Granulation Course. Led by experts from the pharmaceutical, food, and detergent industries, this course is designed for you if you work in industrial granulation or are a PhD student. The Course will comprise a 'hands-on' granulation experience as well as a variety of lectures in order to explain the current challenges facing the granulation community.

The cost for attending the Course is £350. To register for the course please click here. Please complete the registration forms and then they will be added to your shopping basket.

The Granulation Course will begin with registration at 8:00 - 8:50 am (Monday 29th June 2015) just inside the Robert Hadfield building (Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering) on the ground floor (map). The program is expected to finish at 17:30 on each day. 




1. Introduction Prof. Agba Salman, University of Sheffield
2. Introduction to Granulation Prof. Gavin Reynolds, AstraZeneca
3. Wet High Shear Granulation Regime Map Dr Ian Gabbott, AstraZeneca
4. Batch granulation: Process and Formulation Variables Prof. Agba Salman, University of Sheffield
5. Continuous Processing in the Pharmaceutical Industry Claire Tridon, GSK
6. Material Science for Powders Dr Gerhard Niederreiter, Nestle Research
7. Product & Process Design Dr Dave Doughty, Hallidex
8. Measuring, Analysing and Modelling Particle Size Prof. Gavin Reynolds, AstraZeneca

Practical sessions

1. Roller compaction Mr Manfred Felder, Alexanderwerk
2. Extrusion: Spheronisation Dr Csaba Sinka, University of Leicester
3. Batch Granulation Dr Bob Sochon, GSK
Ms Sonja Jeßberger, EIRICH GmbH & Co KG
4. Tabletting Dr Vikram Chouk, Addivant Global Technology
5. Finished product characterisation Dr YuenSin Cheong, P&G
6. Continuous granulation Mr Riyadh Al-Asady, University of Sheffield
Mr Mohammed Saleh, University of Sheffield