Pharmaceutical & Molecular Biotechnology Research Centre Gateway
The PMBRC Gateway, based in SETU Waterford, delivers industry solutions for the pharmaceuticals, medical device, food, ingredients, veterinary, ceramics, metallurgy and engineering sectors.
Physico-chemical characterisation of materials
Advanced analytical capability
Formulation, process development and drug delivery
The PMBRC Gateway supports bio-lifescience companies in the south east of Ireland and nationwide. PMBRC occupies an 900 m² state-of-the-art facility, with an extensive suite of characterisation and analytical equipment as well as access to a dedicated team of industry-focused research personnel. PMBRC collaborates with many companies across a number of sectors, including pharmaceutical, medical device, food and veterinary.
PMBRC undertakes collaborative projects of a variety of sizes – from large-scale projects to more short-term feasibility studies and contract analysis. Some of the projects and areas of development the PMBRC have collaborated on with industry include: materials characterisation and pre-formulation; drug delivery and formulation; product and process development; analytical method development; troubleshooting and quality investigations.
PMBRC at Waterford
“PMBRC helped us progress our project from a concept to a working diagnostic aid in the field. The PMBRC team went above and beyond our expectations to deliver on a challenging brief. We will certainly be working with this group again on other R&D projects in the future.”
Stuart Fitzgerald, Chief Technology Officer, TriviumVet