LEADING PHARMA INNOVATION

Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering

ABOUT RCPE

The COMET Center Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering (RCPE) is a global leader in pharmaceutical process engineering. We support our partners in the development and manufacture of innovative medicines. Our science enables tomorrow’s medical discoveries and improves the lives of patients around the world.

The experience and expertise of our multidisciplinary team paired with our exceptional capabilities in simulation, AI, (nano-)material science, process design & quality control, as well as process monitoring and quality assurance, redefine the boundaries of what is possible and provide cutting-edge, scientific solutions tailored to our partners’ needs.

As a non-profit, private company owned by Graz University of Technology (65%), the University of Graz (20%), and Joanneum Research GmbH (15%), we combine outstanding science, business, and industry in an application-oriented approach.

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FUNDING STRUCTURE

The COMET Programme is financed by the federal government, the federal states, the participating companies and research organisations. The responsible resorts are the Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK) as well as the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW). COMET is processed by The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG). RCPE is also funded and supported by the Province of Styria (Land Steiermark) and the Steirische Wirtschaftsföderung (SFG)

FACTS & FIGURES

527

Peer-Reviewed  Publications

558

Conference Contributions

>150

Industrial Partners

63

PhD Theses

COMET SUCCESS STORIES

> Printable Medicine

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> No chance for dangerous germs

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> RCPE receives major order from Bosch Packaging Technology

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> RCPE opens unique Pilot Plant

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> One step closer to reality – RCPE, AVL and PSE intensify cooperation

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> Strategic partnership with CMAC

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> Technology partnership RCPE – Perceptive

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> The active ingredient alone does not solve the problem…

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> RCPE awarded two FDA contracts for next-generation pharma technology

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COMET NETWORK

COMET builds bridges between science and business for a sustainable future. It is the Austrian flagship program of business and science for the promotion of cutting-edge research. It promotes the establishment of competence centers for excellent technologies – the COMET centers.

These centers work with companies and additional research partners to develop solutions for future topics such as climate protection, digitization, mobility, and health. Providing answers to some of the most pressing questions of our time and strengthening the innovation and business location and securing Austria a place at the forefront of international research and creating highly qualified jobs.

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MEDIA CENTER

RCPE Headquarter in Graz

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RCPE Technician in Pharma Clean Room

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Tabletten aus dem RCPE Pilot Plant

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RCPE Management

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Prof. Dr. Johannes Khinast

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Dr. Thomas Klein

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Company Presentation 2022

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Official Logo Pack

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CONTACT

We are pleased to answer any questions you may have about the center or RCPE technologies.

Constantin Schmidt, BA MA MA
Head of Marketing & PR

T +43 316 873 35915
E constantin.schmidt@rcpe.at

Mag. Claudia Pock
Marketing & PR

T +43 316 873 35915
E claudia.pock@rcpe.at