About Us

A world leading Science Foundation Ireland pharmaceutical research centre

SSPC is an internationally recognised hub of process innovation and advanced manufacturing for the pharmaceutical sector. As one of the largest research collaboration within the area, we excel in the area of talent development by providing industry placements as part of our PhD experience


We have the following demonstrated capabilities

    • Design and implementation of flow chemistry,
    • Asymmetric synthesis,
    • Fundamental and applied aspects of pharmaceutical crystallization,
    • Amorphous formulation materials,
    • Continuous processing,
    • Novel pharmaceutical solid forms and,
    • Emerging pharmaceutical technologies.

Our advanced research programme will extend to

    • Manufacturing and modelling,
    • Increasing expertise in advanced screening,
    • Predictive modelling,
    • Drug hybrid conjugates.

Under the Directorship of Professor Michael Zaworotko and Professor Gavin Walker, SSPC has the capacity to adapt to changes in the sector and further foster innovation and discovery.

World Leading R&D

SSPC is the industry partner of choice for the execution of excellent science and engineering research in response to, and partnership with, the pharmaceutical sector in Ireland and globally, enabled by our funding agency SFI. SSPC has a proven record of accomplishment in precompetitive multi-industry partnership projects and single partner projects, working with over 20 industry partners and ensuring the research is critically informed by the needs of the pharma end users.

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