Granulation Course

A 3-day Granulation Course (8th- 10th July 2019) led by experts from the pharmaceutical, food, and detergent industries, designed for workers in industrial granulation and PhD students.


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

Course programme

1. Introduction Prof. Agba Salman, University of Sheffield
2. Material Science for Powders Prof. Gerhard Niederreiter , Nestlé Research
3. Continuous Wet Granulation Dr. Ranjit Dhenge, GSK
4. Fluidised Bed Drying Process Prof. Agba Salman, University of Sheffield
5. Continuous Lean and QRM Dr. Dave Doughty, Hallidex
6. Mixing and Blending of Solid Materials Prof. Jim Litster, University of Sheffield
7. Milling and Tableting : Principles and Mechanisms Mr. Nigel Somerville Roberts, NSR Innovation
8. Measuring, Analysing and Modelling Particle Size Prof. Gavin Reynolds, AstraZeneca
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

Mr. Nigel Somerville Roberts, NSR Innovation

Mr. Thomas Lansdorf, EIRICH GmbH & Co KG

5. Tabletting Dr. Vikram Chouk, Addivant Global Technology
6. Finished Product Characterisation Dr. Riyadh Al-Asady , University of Sheffield
7. Continuous Tabletting Line CTL-ConsiGma25 Dr. Chalak Omar, University of Sheffield

Download the full 2019 Course Programme (pdf, 224kb)

International Granulation Workshops

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

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