Barcelona site: R&D, Spain

Located in Barcelona, the R&D group is formed ca. 80 commited chemists who work in different areas related to the development of industrial processes for the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients.


The R&D Center has several synthesis and analytical laboratories with state-of- the-art equipment to support the development activities. The scale-up of the developed processes is done in the multipurpose pilot plant, with 3 m³ of reaction capacity. Spectroscopy, Solid-State Forms and Intellectual Property also belong to the R&D group.


Location Barcelona
Capabilities
TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT REMARKS MEASUREMENT
Hydrogenation reaction 1 SST Maximum design pressure: 2.5 bar Reaction volume : 0.4 m³
Cryogenic reactions (-90ºC to 185ºC) 1 Hastelloy reactor Maximum design pressure: 3.5 bar Reaction volume: 0.4 m³
SST reactors 4 SST reactors 0.1 m³, 2 x 0.4 m³, 0.6 m³
GL reactors 3 GL reactors 0.06, 0.25, 0.4 m³
Hastelloy reactor 1 Hastelloy reactor 0.2 m³
Centrifuges 1 Hastelloy, 3 SST
Nutcha filter dryer 1 Hastelloy Equipped with discharging isolator 0.14 m³; 0.2 m²
Dryers 1 SST paddle dryer, 3 tray dryers
Kilo lab (GMP) Several 5-10-20 l glass reactors 5l, 10l, 20l