PROGRAM

DAY ONE

Monday, 20 June 2022

REGISTRATION

8:15 - 9:00

Confirm you arrival and pick-up your name-tag. 
Venue: Porthania Atrium, 
Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

OPENING REMARKS

9:00 - 9:10

Prof. Clare Strachan, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki
Prof. Jouni Hirvonen, Vice-Rector, University of Helsinki

Venue: Auditorium PI, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

SESSION I
Single stream

9:10 - 10:30

AMORPHOUS SYSTEMS I

Student & postdoc presentations
Chairs: Prof. Robert Luxenhofer, Dr Natalie McLean
Venue: Auditorium P
I, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

COFFEE BREAK

10:30 - 11:00

Refresh yourself with coffee and snacks.

SESSION II
Parallel session A

11:00 - 12:20

POWDERS AND TABLETS I

Student & postdoc presentations
Chairs: Prof. João Pinto, Elisa De Pauw
Venue: Auditorium P
I, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

SESSION II
Parallel session B

11:00 - 12:20

SOLID DISPERSIONS

Student & postdoc presentations
Chairs: Prof. Markus Thommes, Yanis Bedulho Das Lages
Venue: Auditorium PII, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3,
 Helsinki

LUNCH

12:20 - 13:20

Time to refill your batteries.

SESSION III
Parallel session A

13:20 - 14:40

POWDERS AND TABLETS II

Student & postdoc presentations
Chairs: Prof. Jukka Rantanen, Fabiana Ferraro
Venue: Auditorium P
I, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

SESSION III
Parallel session B

13:20 - 14:40

AMORPHOUS SYSTEMS II

Student & postdoc presentations
Chairs: Dr Eric Kissi, Larissa Keßler
Venue: Auditorium PII, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3,
 Helsinki

COFFEE BREAK

14:40 - 15:10

Refresh yourself with coffee and snacks.

SESSION IV
Single stream

15:10 - 16:30

ANALYTICS I

Student & postdoc presentations
Chairs: Prof. Thomas Rades, Elina Harju
Venue: Auditorium P
I, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

PSSRC BOARD MEETING

Meeting for the PSSRC board members.
Venue: Room P673, 6th floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

17:00 - 17:45

CITY RECEPTION

18:00 - 19:00

Helsinki city officials will welcome the symposium participants.

Venue: Old Court House, Aleksanterinkatu 20, Helsinki

Click here for more information on how to get to the City Reception

DAY TWO

Tuesday, 21 June 2022

SESSION V
Single stream

9:10 - 10:30

FORMULATION

Student & postdoc presentations
Chairs: Prof. Anne Juppo, Dr Inês Catarina Batista Martins
Venue: Auditorium P
I, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

COFFEE BREAK

10:30 - 11:00

Refresh yourself with coffee and snacks.

SESSION VI
Parallel session A

10:00 - 12:20

PROCESSING

Student & postdoc presentations
Chairs: Dr Sien Dedroog, Ana Baumgartner
Venue: Auditorium P
I, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

SESSION VI
Parallel session B

10:00 - 12:20

ANALYTICS II

Student & postdoc presentations
Chairs: Dr Prince Bawuah, Sabrina Berkenkemper
Venue: Auditorium PII, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3,
 Helsinki

LUNCH

12:20 - 13:20

Time to refill your batteries.

SESSION VII
Parallel session A

13:20 - 14:40

FORMULATION AND 3D PRINTING

Student & postdoc presentations
Chairs: Prof. Amrit Paudel, Lisa De Souter
Venue: Auditorium P
I, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

SESSION VII
Parallel session B

13:20 - 14:40

SOLID DISPERSIONS AND PROCESSING

Student & postdoc presentations
Chairs: Dr Kārlis Bērziņš, Runqiao Dong
Venue: Auditorium PII, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3,
 Helsinki

COFFEE BREAK

14:40 - 15:10

Refresh yourself with coffee and snacks.

SESSION VIII
Single stream

15:10 - 16:30

DRUG RELEASE AND SOLUBILITY

Student & postdoc presentations
Chairs: Prof. Tapani Viitala, Ilari Ahola
Venue: Auditorium P
I, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

SAUNA & DINNER

Sauna & swimming is optional. Dinner starts at 19.00.
Venue: Ravintola Unisaari, Pohjoinen Uunisaari 2, Helsinki

Click here for more information on how to get to Uunisaari

DAY THREE

Wednesday, 22 June 2022
PSSRC & Industry

Current PSSRC perspectives on solid-state pharmaceutical development

REGISTRATION 

8:30 - 9:00

Confirm your arrival and pick-up your name-tag. 
Venue: Porthania Atrium, 
Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

OPENING REMARKS

9:00 - 9:10

Prof. Clare Strachan, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki

Prof. Jari Yli-Kauhaluoma, Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki

Venue: Auditorium PI, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

SESSION I
Amorphous
pharmaceuticals

Venue: Auditorium PI, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

Chair: Prof. Tapani Viitala

9:10 - 09:40

Prof. Thomas Rades, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
"Amorphous drugs – what can we learn from their properties to successfully make amorphous formulations"

9:40 - 10:00

Dr Kārlis Bērziņš, Department of Chemistry, University of Otago, New Zealand
"Low-frequency Raman spectroscopy as an avenue to determine the transition temperature of β and γ-relaxation in pharmaceutical glasses"

10:00 - 10:30

Prof. João Pinto, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Portugal
"In situ amorphization and downstreaming amorphous systems" 

10:30 - 10:35

Industrial Sponsor

Orion

 

COFFEE BREAK

10:35 - 11:10

Refresh yourself with coffee and snacks.

SESSION II
Solid dosage forms

Venue: Auditorium PI, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

Chair: Prof. Timo Laaksonen

11:10 - 11:40

Prof. Robert Luxenhofer, Department of Chemistry, University of Helsinki, Finland
"Injectable ultra-high drug formulations – development and performance"

11:40 - 12:10

Dr Jens Bartsch, Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering, University of Dortmund, Germany

"Hot-melt extrusion process design: spotlight on the residence time distribution"

12:10 - 12:40

Assoc. Prof. Amrit Paudel, Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering (RCPE) and Institute of Process and Particle Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Austria
"Connecting dots of dry powder inhalation (DPIs) development: A companionship among particles, properties, processing, and performance"

12:40 - 12:45

12:45 - 12:50

Industrial Sponsor

Three-Tec

LUNCH

12:50 - 14:00

Time to refill your batteries.

SESSION III
Analytical
advances

14:00 - 14:30

Venue: Auditorium PI, 1st floor, Porthania building, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki

Chair: Prof. Leena Peltonen

Prof. Ben Boyd, Department of Pharmacy, University of Copenhagen, Denmark and Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Australia
"In situ monitoring of drug solid state during digestion of lipid formulations"

14:30 - 15:00

Dr Prince Bawuah, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
"The genesis of non-destructive terahertz porosity measurement: its applications in oral solid dosage forms manufacture and characterisation"

15:00 - 15:20

Dr Teemu Tomberg, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Finland
"Quantitative Chemically Specific Imaging for Material and Life Sciences (qCSI) – a new infrastructure for pharmaceutical analysis"

FINAL WORDS AND FAREWELL

Safe travels back home and see you next time!

15:20 - 15:30

 
 

17:30 - 23:00

 

Industrial Sponsor

Bayer Oy