CfPIE - The Center for Professional Innovation & Education, Berlin, Germany
31 October & 1 November, 2018
Course Description - Course runs 9:00 to 5:00 both days (Breakfast & Lunch Included)
This two-day course will focus on the technologies used in pharmaceutical granulation compression and encapsulation including powder blending, dry and wet granulation, drying, compression and encapsulation. The course will focus particularly on the control technologies and how they interact with each other and on the product. It will be of benefit to scientists and technologists working in product development, manufacturing, production support, quality control and regulatory affairs.
This is a highly interactive course with plenty of opportunities for delegates to bring their own problems and topics of interest. On completing the course, attendees will have a thorough understanding of the technologies used to make tablets and capsules, and how these are applied to the control tablet and capsule manufacturing process.
Who Should Attend
This course has been created to assist those involved in all aspects of granulation, tableting and capsule technology. The course will be especially useful for those involved in:
- Formulation development
- Tablet and capsule product and process development
- Tablet and capsule production support staff
- Regulatory Affairs
- QA/QC personnel who need to improve their understanding of tablet and capsule manufacturing technologies
- Engineering Support staff
It will also assist experienced process development staff who wish to expand their understanding of why products and processes break down.
Michael Gamlen, Ph.D.
Michael Gamlen, Ph.D.
Dr. Michael Gamlen is Managing Director of Gamlen Tableting Ltd., a Nottingham (UK)-based tableting consultancy. He is in the inventor of the Gamlen Tablet Press – the world's only bench top, instrumented laboratory tablet press. With over 35 years of experience in tablet formulation development and manufacture; Dr. Gamlen has successfully developed hundreds of tablet formulations.
For 15 years, Dr. Gamlen served as Head of Tablet Development for the Wellcome Foundation. Since then, he has worked as a tableting consultant and trainer – specializing in product development, formulation, tablet and process development studies.
For many years, Dr. Gamlen has taught highly rated professional tableting courses. He continually updates course content with the latest guidance and extracts of up-to-the minute scientific papers and provides course attendees with access to an extensive bibliography of relevant papers.
Dr. Gamlen holds a First Class Honours degree in Pharmacy, specializing in Pharmaceutical Engineering. He studied for a Ph.D. at Nottingham University.