Granulation course


26th - 27th June 2017

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 Prof. Agba Salman, University of Sheffield
2. Introduction to Granulation Prof. Gavin Reynolds, AstraZeneca
3. Batch Granulation: Process and Formulation Variables Nigel Somerville Roberts, Procter & Gamble
4. Rate Processes and Regime Maps Prof. Jim Litster, University of Sheffield
5. Measuring, Analysing and Modelling Particle Size Prof. Gavin Reynolds, AstraZeneca
6. Material Science for Powders Dr Gerhard Niederreiter, Nestle Research
7. Continuous Lean and QRM Dr Dave Doughty, Hallidex
8. Continuous Wet Granulation Prof. Gavin Reynolds, AstraZeneca
Practical sessions  
1. Twin Screw Granulation Dr Ranjit Dhenge, GSK
2. Roller Compaction Manfred Felder, Alexanderwerk
3. Extrusion: Spheronisation

Dr Csaba Sinka, University of Leicester

4. Batch Granulation

Dr Robert Sochon, GSK

Thomas Lansdorf, EIRICH GmbH  & Co KG

5. Tabletting Dr Vikram Chouk, Addivant Global Technology
6. Finished Product Characterisation

Dr Hong Sing Tan, Procter & Gamble

International Granulation Workshops

The Granulation Conference showcases the latest in agglomeration, granulation and particle technology.

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