PMTC Knowledge Day Speaker Presentations


PMTC Knowledge Day Speaker Presentations

PMTC hope that you enjoyed our recent Knowledge Day which took place in the Analog Devices Building on 2nd Septmeber 2016.  The focus for this year’s event was “The future of pharmaceutical manufacturing – using advanced technology solutions to address contemporary issues”

                                                          Pictured at the event were, Marco Marques, Pfizer, Carlos Escobar Rodriguez, Johnson and Johnson, Dr. Mary Shire,

                                             Vice President Research, Joe Haugh, Zenith Technologies, Dr. Chris Edlin, Centre Director PMTC and Prof. Gavin Walker, Bernal Chair.

A dynamic event schedule, including industry presentations and vendor lightning sessions, was created for attendees.  The agenda for the day was designed to allow for multiple opportunities for networking throughout the day.

The event provided a showcase for the cutting-edge research supported by the centre with the addition of key note addresses from industry thought leaders who shared their vision of the future for the Pharmaceutical sector.  Speakers from industry included Johnson and Johnson, Pfizer, Zenith Technologies and the IDA. Over 130 delegates attended the event with more than 35 companies, 5 RPOs, the HPRA and key Government agencies represented.

                     Marco Marques, Pfizer, and Carlos Escobar Rodriguez, Johnson and Johnson.                                                                       

      Marco Marques, Pfizer, and Carlos Escobar Rodriguez, Johnson and Johnson.                                              Joe Haugh, Zenith Technologies, and Chris Edlin, Centre Director PMTC.      

Great interest was expressed in the presentations given by our keynote and other speakers.  They are now available by clicking the name of the presention below.

Carlos Escobar (Johnson & Johnson Product Supply): “A new world of disruptive technologies within the pharmaceutical industry”

Dr. Abina Crean (School of Pharmacy, University College Cork): Enabling and Control of Continuous Processing

Dr. Adeyinka Aina (PMTC) and Charles Gordon (BRITEST): Pharmaceutical Plant Cleaning

Barry Heavey (IDA Ireland): Continued Evolution of the BioPharmaceutical Sector in Ireland

Dr. Darren Whitaker (PMTC): Case studies in Soft Sensors and Chemometrics

Dr. David Egan (PMTC): Investigating the effect of parameter changes in the vacuum drying process of a salt solution

Dr. Eithne Dempsey (IT Tallaght): Detection of microorganisms using enzyme profiling and selective imprinting ‘MICROPRINT’

Marco Marques (Pfizer): “Leveraging Best API manufacturing Process & Technology for true business benefit”

Dr. Sandra Lenihan (Cork Institute of Technology): Powder Modelling for Tablet Processing

Joe Haugh (CEO Zenith Technologies) Delivering MES, Automation and Process Control Excellence


All pictures: Alan Place