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Colorcon Formulation School®


Colorcon Formulation School brings together leading experts from industry, academia and Colorcon Technical Centers to provide valuable information on the theory and practical approach to core formulation. This is a two-day forum; one day of practical application and one day of presentations, including invited external speakers for specific topics.


The Formulation School focus includes: Fundamentals, Matrices, Multiparticulates and Osmotics.


Fundamentals: includes excipient selection, different manufacturing techniques, troubleshooting, and other topics such as regulatory, API characterization, scale-up considerations and new technologies.


Matrices: best practices to formulate matrices, the importance of QbD, gastro-retentive systems, processing options and the influence of tablet shape and film coating on matrices.

Multiparticulates: different types of MPs, drug loading best practices, principles of extrusion spheronization, mini-tablet formulation guidelines and equipment review and more.
Osmotics: formulation technology overview, best practices in granulation, tableting, film coating, and laser drilling, as well as hands-on laboratory demonstrations for each unit operation.
Use the Apply Now link to register your interest in the Colorcon Educational Program. A local representative will respond to you with the agenda and costs (if applicable). 
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