Our services Faculty of Engineering & Science

The centre can offer a full range of formulation design services in their well-equipped formulation and analytical laboratories. To meet industrial success criteria, they offer a range of specialist scientific techniques that operate within the framework of contemporary regulatory and business processes.

Specialist scientific techniques

  • Calorimetry (isothermal, titration, scanning)
  • Temperature controlled UV spectroscopy
  • CD spectroscopy
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • Transdermal flux determination
  • Particle sizing
  • Zeta potential
  • ATR FT IR
  • Rheology
  • Atomic force microscopy
  • Texture analysis
  • Supercritical fluid processing
  • UV/VIS/NIR reflectance spectroscopy
  • HPLC and UPLC
  • GC and GC mass spectrometry
  • NMR
  • High throughput solubility analysis
  • Tablet compaction physics
  • Tablet dissolution testing
  • Pharmacopoeial specification testing
  • Stability testing (ICH and WHO conditions)

Business and regulatory processes

  • Integrated quality by design development
  • Quality risk management
  • Implementation of quality by design systems
  • Design of experiments support
  • Project risk investment bundling
  • CRO/CMO selection and oversight
  • ICH Q3 impurity strategy development
  • Paediatric formulation design and development