SFI/PCI Pharmachemical Event to be held in UCC

24 May 2010


SFI is partnering with PharmaChemical Ireland (PCI) to showcase SFI funded research to the Irish pharmaceutical industry.

On Thursday 27th May 2010, SFI/PCI will be holding a forum on the 27th May 2010 in the Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork which will provide an opportunity to connect academic researchers that are conducting research relevant to process analytical technology (PAT), chemometrics, process modeling & converging technologies, with industry based here.  The aim of the forum in connecting leading researchers in academia with the pharmaceutical industry is to foster linkages and realise opportunities for companies to benefit from new and enhanced technologies.  




About PCI
PharmaChemical Ireland represents the chemical and pharmaceutical industry in Ireland. Our member company's research, develop and manufacture pharmaceutical products, ingredients and general chemical material. PharmaChemical Ireland represents their member company's views to the government, relevant state agencies, local authorities and the public. The association is committed to providing a receptive environment for a strong and progressive industry in Ireland.  PharmaChemical Ireland will lead the sector towards achieving its vision by bringing together all relevant stakeholders in the State, namely industry, government, research community and the public at large to effectively communicate the unique attractiveness of this country as a leading location for the supply and development of such products.




About SFI
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) is a key organisation in the implementation of the NDP 2007-2013 and the Strategy for Science, Technology and Innovation 2006-2013.  A sum of €8.2 billion has been allocated for scientific research under the NDP and SSTI of which SFI has responsibility to invest €1.4 billion.  SFI will continue to invest in academic researchers and research teams who are most likely to generate new knowledge, leading edge technologies and competitive enterprises in the fields of science and engineering underpinning three broad areas:  

  • Biotechnology
  • Information and communications technology
  • Sustainable energy and energy-efficient technologies




In addition, the Research Frontiers Programme supports the very best research in a broad range of disciplines in Science, Mathematics and Engineering.  SFI makes grants based upon the merit review of distinguished scientists.  SFI also advances co-operative efforts among education, government, and industry that support its fields of emphasis and promotes Ireland’s ensuing achievements around the world.   



To view the agenda please follow this link: 

The event is free to attend but participants must register in advance by emailing

Analytical & Biological Chemistry Research Facility

Analytical & Biological Chemistry Research Facility Cavanagh Pharmacy Building University College Cork College Road, Cork