Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering (RCPE) (98888)

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    Inffeldgasse 13 Graz


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Planned realisation and outcomes CCPE aims to transform empirical approaches of producing the drugs of the future in a safe way. Both the time scale for drug development (now up to 12 years) as well as the excessive costs (up to 1 – 2 billion Euro per drug) will be significantly reduced. Research will focus on systematic product- and process development strategies, on the synthesis of structured materials, as well as on process scale-up, optimization and control strategies (PAT). The center’s main impacts will be: • Strengthening Austria’s position in the fields of life sciences, human technologies and engineering • Reduced costs, consistent and reliable manufacturing of pharmaceuticals • Faster, scientifically sound development of new products • Development of highly trained human resources by establishing a master curriculum unique in Europe.

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Pharmaceutical Preparations Medicine & Life Sciences
Powders Medicine & Life Sciences
Polymers Medicine & Life Sciences
Dosage Forms Medicine & Life Sciences
Capsules Medicine & Life Sciences
Excipients Medicine & Life Sciences
Drug products Engineering & Materials Science
Dry Powder Inhalers Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1991 2019

Searching for physiologically relevant in vitro dissolution techniques for orally inhaled drugs

Radivojev, S., Zellnitz, S., Paudel, A. & Froehlich, E. 10 Feb 2019 In : International journal of pharmaceutics. 556, p. 45-56 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmaceutical Preparations
Particle Size
Computer Simulation

Solvent Resistant O2 Sensor Integrated in Pressured Flow Reactors

Sulzer, P., Lebl, R. & Mayr, T. 16 Jan 2019 In : Proceedings MDPI. 2, 13, 4 p., 994

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
Oxygen sensors
Optical sensors

3D printing of oral drugs: a new reality or hype?

Hsiao, W. K., Lorber, B., Reitsamer, H. & Khinast, J. 2 Jan 2018 In : Expert opinion on drug delivery. 15, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Activities 2008 2018

The Virtual Sandbox 2.0 - Wieso fällt eine Sandburg nicht um?

Radl, S. (Speaker), Scheer, S. (Speaker), Schmid, T. (Speaker), Askarishahi, M. (Speaker), Mohammadsadegh Salehi (Speaker)
13 Apr 2018

Activity: Public event

Customizing Micro Reactor Systems for Specific Multiphase Reactions through Additive Manufacturing

Maier, M. C. (Speaker), Lebl, R. (Contributor), Sulzer, P. (Contributor), Josef Lechner (Contributor), Mayr, T. (Contributor), Zadravec, M. (Contributor), Slama, E. (Contributor), Stefan Pfanner (Contributor), Peter Poechlauer (Contributor), Martin Schwentenwein (Contributor), Oliver Kappe (Contributor), Gruber-Wölfler, H. (Contributor)
22 Oct 2018

Activity: Science to publicTalk at conference or symposium

Influence of powder composition on macroscopic powder properties

Fathollahi, S. (Speaker), Faulhammer, E. (Contributor), Khinast, J. (Contributor)
4 Apr 20185 Apr 2018

Activity: Science to sciencePoster presentation


Best Paper Award

Stephan Schmidt (Recipient), Raimund Almbauer (Recipient) & Dalibor Jajcevic (Recipient), 30 Sep 2010

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards

Best Paper Award CFD2011

Stefan Radl (Recipient), Johannes Khinast (Recipient), Sankaran Sundaresan (Recipient) & Charles Radeke (Recipient), 23 Jun 2011

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Best Presentation (one of 5)

Stephan Schmidt (Recipient), Raimund Almbauer (Recipient) & Dalibor Jajcevic (Recipient), 30 Sep 2010

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards

Press / Media

Ökosystem Innenraum – Neue Einblicke und biotechnologische Anwendungen

Stefan Liebminger & Gabriele Berg


1 media contribution

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Probiotische Räume

Stefan Liebminger


1 media contribution

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Preiswürdige Pharmaforschung aus Graz

Stefan Liebminger


1 media contribution

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