Granulation Course

26th-27th June 2017 (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 26th June 2017) 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.

Course Program

1. Introduction Prof. Agba Salman, University of Sheffield
2. Introduction to Granulation Prof. Gavin Reynolds, AstraZeneca
3. Batch Granulation: Process and Formulation Variables Mr. 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, Nestlé Research
7. Continuous Lean and QRM Dr. Dave Doughty, Hallidex
8. Continuous Wet Granulation Dr. Ranjit Dhenge, GSK
Practical sessions
1. Twin Screw Granulation Dr. Ranjit Dhenge, GSK
2. Roller Compaction Mr. Manfred Felder, Alexanderwerk
3. Extrusion: Spheronisation Dr. Csaba Sinka, University of Leicester
4. Batch Granulation Dr. Robert Sochon, GSK and Mr. Thomas Lansdorf, EIRICH GmbH  & Co KG
5. Tabletting Dr. Vikram Chouk, Addivant Global Technology
6. Finished Product Characterisation Dr. Hong Sing Tan, Procter & Gamble