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30th August 2018 - Successful First Batches from Upperton Clinical Manufacturing Plant


Successful First Batches from Upperton Clinical Manufacturing Plant

Upperton has successfully produced its first batches of product from its clinical manufacturing plant during August.

The inaugural batches were:

·         Spray dried from solutions containing a range of excipients.

·         Spray dried powder was both filled into capsules and tableted.

·         Analytical tests including particle sizing, hardness and dissolution testing were performed.

The Upperton GMP manufacturing team were delighted to successfully complete these initial batches and now look forward to further work for an expanding customer base. To initiate discussions and learn more contact Upperton.



6th July 2018 - Upperton adds Mass Spectroscopy to its analytical capabilities

Upperton adds Mass Spectroscopy to its analytical capabilities

Upperton Pharma Solutions has now completed the installation and commissioning of its Agilent 1100 series LC/MSD (Liquid Chromatography mass selective detector) with ESI (Electrospray ionisation). The new capability will allow Upperton to offer clients molecular mass analysis, useful for assessing purity and detecting API decomposition or modification during formulation processing.

Contact Upperton and discuss how we can use this technique to characterise your API before, during and after formulation and dosage form development

1st June 2018 - 9th International GI-Targeting Seminar

Upperton will be attending the 9th International GI-Targeting Seminar hosted by Evonik in Darmstadt, Germany This 2-days seminar takes place between June 6-7, 2018 and offers attendees hands-on practical sessions in the Evonik laboratories.

21st May 2018 - APS Regulatory Essentials Conference

Upperton Pharma Solutions we will be attending the APS Regulatory Essentials Conference in Loughborough 22nd-23rd May. If you are there, talk to us about your GMP Spray drying requirements

14th March 2018 - Upperton Pharma Solutions to offer cGMP spray drying and clinical trials manufacturing service

Upperton Pharma Solutions is pleased to announce that the company has relocated to larger, self-contained facilities at Highfields Science Park, adjacent to the University of Nottingham. The move to new premises underlines the company’s rapid expansion and will enable it to develop its own cGMP manufacturing capabilities for early phase clinical trials.

The 15,000 square foot facility will house all of the company’s R&D team, as well as its fast-growing Quality Assurance and Manufacturing departments. Within the building is a clean room suite suitable for cGMP manufacture, and a pilot plant for non-GMP intermediate scale manufacturing. Upperton plans to have an MHRA licence for clinical trials manufacturing by Q3 of 2018.

The relocation and expansion will allow the company to offer a full integrated pharmaceutical development service, from early feasibility studies through to cGMP manufacture to support clinical trials. The extended range of capabilities includes:
  • cGMP manufacturing for clinical trials, release testing and QP release
  • Range of additional powder handling and filling capabilities
  • Enhanced dosage form development service
  • Expanded analytical service

In the coming weeks we will be sharing more news about our move and the new services we will be offering our customers.

Upperton R&D Director to speak at Spray Drying Conference on 20th-22nd March 2018

Upperton will be presenting at Spray Drying and Atomisation of Formulations the University of Leeds 20-22nd March 2018 at Faculty of Engineering, Leeds University. The course is the UK’s leading conference dedicated to the science and engineering of spray drying The talk entitled “Spray Drying of Pharmaceuticals” will be given by Dr Andrew Naylor on the 21st March 2018

ProCepT Spray dryer

A new 4M8-Trix ProCepT spray dryer has been delivered and is now being commissioned at Upperton. It brings the number of spray dryers that we have in our laboratory and pilot plant to eleven.

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