Department of Pharmaceutics, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Pharmaceutics is equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, sophisticated instruments and competitive staff. The department has two MPharm specializations (Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy). The focused research areas are: i) Preformulation studies, ii) Development of different dosage forms, iii) Evaluation of dosage forms for various in vitro and in vivo parameters and iv) Studying biopharmaceutical and pharmacokinetic aspects. Core research competencies are: Multi-particulate systems, sustained/immediate release systems, ocular drug delivery systems, transdermal systems, implants, semisolids, dental preparations, microspheres, nanopharmaceuticals (nanoparticles, liposomes, SLNs, NLCs, dendrimers, etc). Centre for Drug Delivery Technologies established under this department is equipped with cutting-edge Twin Screw Processor of Steer Engineering, Bangalore. The department has received enormous funding for research projects from various agencies like DST, DBT, AICTE, ICMR, BIRAC, VGST and many pharmaceutical companies. The department has marked its importance in research in terms of many publications in top journals and 8 patents. It has set up research collaborations with several institutes, universities and companies.


UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


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