CMAC

CMAC is a world-class international hub for manufacturing research and training. Working in partnership with industry, its purpose is to transform current manufacturing processes into the medicine supply chain of the future.

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Our Vision



CMAC’s vision is to revolutionise the way pharmaceuticals and high value products are made.  The approaches developed and adopted within CMAC have been developed through close collaboration with industry and the support of its Tier 1 partners, which includes GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Lilly, Novartis, Roche and Takeda. Established in 2011, the CMAC has a £150m funding portfolio and currently comprises more than 130 staff and researchers, including academics, post docs, and more than 45 PhD students, as well as an experienced support team.

CMAC

  • conducts world class research in continuous manufacturing and advanced crystallisation;
  • conducts fundamental research;
  • develops new solutions to company specific problems;
  • delivers measurable successes that are of real benefit to society;
  • creates commercial opportunities for start-ups and major global companies;
  • produces a talent pipeline of highly skilled multi-disciplinary staff;
  • influences policy, government, and regulators;
  • understands and integrates with the broader supply chain context
  • collaborates with world class business and academia on an international basis.

Research

Industrially relevant research delivered by a multidisciplinary and collaborative academic team

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Award Winning Facility

Comprehensive suite of continuous processing, process analysis, and characterisation equipment housed in the Technology and Innovation Centre at Strathclyde

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Training & Skills

A vibrant world-class, multi-disciplinary PhD & MSc training programmes that will equip graduates with leading edge skills in pioneering continuous processes

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Translation to Industry

The demand-led manufacturing research scope of the Centre was co-created with our industry partners

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Our Partners



News

Press: article in The Scotsman
CMAC is featured in article in The Scotsman..... more

The Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering and CMAC Future Manufacturing Research Hub announce strategic partnership to advance pharmaceutical manufacturing
The Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering (RCPE) and CMAC (Continuous Manufacturing and Advanced Crystallisation) announce a new international partnership to accelerate progress in advanced manufacturing for pharmaceuticals. By combining their world-leading and, complementary expertise and facilities this partnership provides a single-source platform for accessing new product and process design knowledge..... more

Jag Srai talks to Research Horizons magazine
CMAC Hub academic Dr Jag Srai, leader of the REMEDIES Commercial Supply Chain, has an article in Research Horizons magazine and on the Cambridge website.... more