Powder technology in the pharmaceutical industry: The need to catch up fast

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Abstract

Pharmaceutical product development and manufacturing, which is largely an exercise in particle technology, is in serious need of technical upgrading. In this article, an overview of the current state of the art is provided, along with a discussion of expected research trends and their economic and societal impacts. In particular, the anticipated role of nanotechnology is discussed in some detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-7
Number of pages7
JournalPowder Technology
Volume124
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 8 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemical Engineering(all)

Keywords

  • Nanotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Powder technology

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