The Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC), a Global Hub of Pharmaceutical Process Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing, funded by the SFI and industry, is a unique collaboration between 17 industry partners, 8 academic institutions and 12 international academic collaborators.
The SSPC is the largest research collaboration in Ireland within the pharmaceutical area and one of the top 5 globally. The role of the SSPC is to link experienced scientists and engineers in academia and the pharmaceutical industry, to address critical research challenges.
The SSPC carries out research ranging from molecule to medicine with the objective of gaining a better understanding of mechanisms, control processes and predicting outcomes for the efficient and environmentally sustainable production of safe medicines. The aim of SSPC is to deliver relevant solutions that address the manufacturing needs of the pharmaceutical companies and, through this, to build a strong pharmaceutical community and a pharma‐friendly environment in Ireland. The SSPC supports 90 top-class researchers.