Greener pharmaceuticals: From discovery to launch

Wednesday 29 April 2015, 9.30AM to 16:30

Speakers include:

Prof. Ian Fairlamb: Catalysis and C-H bond activation

Dr Tom Farmer: Platform molecules for pharmaceutical manufacturing

Antal Harsanyi: Synthesis of chiral fluorine containing systems 

Chemical Manufacturing Methods for the 21st Century Pharmaceutical Industry

An exciting opportunity to learn about greener pharmaceuticals, including drug discovery and development, scale-up, and greener and more sustainable solutions.

This will be a highly interactive day involving research presentations, seminars, group work and problem solving exercises using a range of cutting-edge case studies and industrial examples.

Workshops with Prof. Andy Wells and Dr.John Hayler (GSK)

  • Pharmaceutical development: Discovery and launch of Nexium – a $5 billion blockbuster
  • The T2 Incident - Reactive hazards in scaling up chemical reactions

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In partnership with the CHEM21 consortium


Places are limited, please register by Tuesday 14 April 2015 at

Certificate of attendance for CPD/doctoral training available upon request





Location: Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence