Formulation employees play a critical role in developing and
manufacturing the next generation of innovative oral products for
pre-clinical and clinical trials, thereby paving the way for the
future manufacturing of these products.
Formulation technicians are responsible for the practical work
performed in the lab, including the use of equipment for producing and
analysing oral tablets. They are experts in the handling of equipment,
such as tablet presses, roller compactors, blending equipmentb but
also smaller equipment used to characterise tablets and granules.
Formulation scientists are responsible for developing the final drug
product and manufacturing process for solid dosage forms for clinical
and pre-clinical trials. A formulation scientist leads the design and
development of formulations and processes, scaling up for
manufacturing of batches for clinical and pre-clinical trials,
preparation of product development reports and support for all
necessary quality documentation and documentation for regulatory submissions.