News & Events

Cork Institute of Technology PMTC Researcher Positions

Postdoctoral Researcher and Research Fellow – (1 year contract) Department of Process, Energy & Transport Engineering, Cork Institute of Technology.

PMTC Staff Awareness Day 16th May 2017

PMTC ran a Staff Awareness Day on May 16th 2017 highlighting the importance of our new PMTC Publication Procedure in addition to policies and procedures on Intellectual Property, Capture and Protection of IP.

Workshop at CIT, Cork – Powder Tablet Processing – 4th APRIL, 2017



This  workshop is intended to cover mechanical characterisation techniques of powder.  Both elastic and plastic properties  will be determined using a Dynamic Hydraulic Load Cell (Instron). The use of modelling packages for tabletting applications such as ANSYS and ABAQUS will be incorporated into this workshop.  Benefits and limitations of both software packages will also be covered. 

Vacancies in CAPPA (CIT Co. Cork)

Career-FIT (Expressions of Interest) Career development fellowships in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

An excellent development and training opportunity is available for experienced researchers to work with the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre ( and gain experience in translating research into practice. 

MACSI Visioning Exercise (8th December 2016)

This year, the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry (MACSI) in the University of Limerick is celebrating its 10 year anniversary of collaborative applied mathematics and statistics research for problems that arise in science, engineering and industry.

In order to mark this special occasion they are hosting a FREE event on December 8th and 9thin the Analog Device Building in the University of Limerick.

PMTC Newsletter October 2016



For an overview of some of PMTC's activities in recent months please see our latest newsletter which can be accessed here

It gives details of our recent very successful Knowledge Day and our research developments in the area of cleaning.


PMTC present at BRITEST Member's Day 2016

PMTC were delighted to attend the recent BRITEST member’s days which took place in the Macron Stadium, Bolton on 19th and 20th October 2016. 

(bio)Pharma Ireland working group visit to Brussels

PMTC are delighted to be part of the (bio)Pharma Ireland working group.  (bio)Pharma Ireland was formed in 2015 to highlight the collective research priorities and industrial capabilities of the Irish (bio)pharmaceutical sector within the European community; encourage research collaborations and opportunities; and ultimately contribute to the development of European policy.

EUPAT8 Conference - Reminder and abstract submission date



Inventing Tomorrow’s Development and Manufacturing is, as communicated, the overall theme of the 8th pan-European Science Conference (EUPAT 8), October 3-4 • 2016 • University College Cork • Cork • Ireland.

Back-to-back to it is the Pre-Conference Workshop on Considerations for Implementing a PAT Technology into a New or Existing Pharma Process, October 2 • 2016 • School of Pharmacy • University College Cork • Cork • Ireland.