Pharmaceutical Technology

Green Ridge Consulting (GRC) offers a deep fundamental understanding of pharmaceutical technology including drug properties, drug dosage form design and the equipment and processes available for drug product development. This unique and comprehensive blend of expertise provides clients with smart, efficient and innovative solutions for their special project needs.

Drug Delivery Technology

GRC identifies and implements appropriate drug formulation technologies to achieve the desired drug release profile including drug absorption and drug distribution. Examples of drug delivery technologies where we have extensive experience include:

  • Amorphous Solid Dispersions  – hot melt extrusion and spray drying
  • Controlled Release
    • Osmotic tablets and multiparticulates
    • Matrix tablets
    • Delayed and Pulsed release
    • Spray layered multiparticulates
    • Melt congeal multiparticulates
  • Fixed dose combinations
  • Tastemasking
  • Pediatric Dosage Forms

Pharmaceutical Process Engineering

GRC’s strong working knowledge of pharmaceutical process engineering and equipment allows us to design, implement and troubleshoot complex pharmaceutical unit operations. We have extensive experience in selecting the appropriate equipment and developing a robust process to support many types of drug product manufacturing.  Examples of pharmaceutical process engineering where we have extensive experience include:

  • Fluid Bed Granulation
  • High Shear Granulation
  • Roller Compaction
  • Single layer and Multilayer Compression
  • Pan Coating
  • Laser Drilling
  • Twin Screw Extrusion
  • Spray Drying
  • Melt Congealing
  • Fluid Bed Coating