Institute of Process Research and Development

The Institute of Process Research and Development (iPRD) offers one-of-a-kind and world-class facilities and expertise in process chemistry, and particles and crystals engineering.

Established in 2008, the iPRD brought together experts from the fields of process chemistry and chemical engineering who work closely with the chemical industries to develop technologies which delivered cost reductions, quality benefits, increased productivity and reduce waste and energy utilisation in product manufacture.  

Our team are highly experienced in working in the fine chemical and pharmaceutical sectors and are able to offer companies of all sizes focused, contract-based services for problem solving, process understanding, development of new process technologies, small-scale manufacture, training and consultancy.

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ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable grant

John Blacker has received a prestigious $50,000 grant from the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute for his grant proposal entitled "Process development of continuous flow oxidative biotransformations." Read more...

New book chapter

A book chapter by John Blacker, Jess Breen, Richard Bourne and Chris Hone of iPRD entitled "The growing impact of continuous flow methods on the twelve principles of green chemistry" has been published in a book by the RSC. Read more....