Pharmaceutical & Molecular Biotechnology Research Centre Gateway
The PMBRC Gateway, based in Waterford Institute of Technology, 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