University of Limerick is looking for Doctoral degree (level 10 NFQ) in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, pharmaceutical engineering or relevant related engineering areas.
Overall purpose of the job : This position is funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). The overall objective is to develop a single-step continuous manufacturing technology for size, polymorphic control and coating of pharmaceutical nanocrystals/nanoparticles onto micron-sized excipient particles. The development and commercialization of this technology has been ongoing (https://www.irishtimes.com/sponsored/innovation-partner-profiles/seven-out-of-10-new-drugs-are-wasted-but-there-is-a-solution-1.4612945), with a target to launch a start-up in 2023/2024.
WEBLINK TO SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT: https://www.ul.ie/scieng/schools-and-departments/school-natural-sciences/department-chemical-sciences
WEBLINK TO RESEARCH CENTRE: https://bernalinstitute.com /
WEBLINK TO PI’s WEBPAGE: http://padrelagroupul.ie/